Friday, September 12, 2008
HOLD THE DATE
MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL DISTRICT LEADERS WILL UNITE
TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN NEW JERSEY COMMUNITIES
The NJLM Educational Foundation, Inc. will join with the New Jersey Department of Education to present a day-long special conference on “The New Education Order: School Consolidation, Construction, Funding and Preschool Expansion.” Mayors, Members of Councils, Municipal Clerks and Administrators will meet their counterparts from school districts all around the State on:
Friday, September 19, 2008
9:00 am to 1:30 p.m.
Middlesex County Community College
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ 08818-3050
At that time, over 150 local elected officials will be briefed on key statutory and regulatory reforms in public education, including:
- new school budgeting and funding policies;
- the expansion of high quality preschool opportunities to all school districts;
- new school construction and renovation opportunities; and
- new laws and policies concerning school district consolidation, the role of executive county superintendents and service sharing funding options.
Additional detail will be provided next week.
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For further information contact: William G. Dressel, Jr., Executive Director at (609)695-3481, extension 122 or cell number (609) 915-9072.