TRENTON—Teacher salary settlement rates are continuing their downward trend, with the 83 contracts negotiated since January providing average raises of 1.91 percent for 2010-2011, the New Jersey School Boards Association reported this week.
CRANFORD – Take advantage of the post-Labor Day hiring tradition, which still promises to be fruitful despite a weakened economy. Traditionally, after people take summer vacations, they often move on to new employment, often leaving an opening for new hires.
CLARK — The 2010-2011 school year officially commenced in the Clark Public School District on Sept. 1 with a morning Superintendent’s Convocation in the Arthur L. Johnson High School Auditorium facilitated by newly appointed Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Knops.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Conflict resolution, peer mediation and character education programs in New Jersey schools attract increased attention every day amid growing concerns about violence.
EDISON — David Edwards has been named dean of arts and sciences at Middlesex County College. He started August 30.
EDISON — Bianna Gutierrez, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, attended a rigorous three-week residential engineering program on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia this summer. She was one of 120 applicants to be accepted to the program.
TRENTON – New Jersey lawmakers are considering legislation that would require background checks for school volunteers.
EDISON — Shruti Nadkarni of Edison, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was invited to speak at the National Tar Wars Conference in Washington, D.C. on July 26 and 27.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Melissa Servedio of Rahway spent her summer interning at Youth Villages, a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and families live successfully.
EDISON — Greg Casagrande of Summit and Erica Needle, a resident of Scotch Plains, were recently named to the Board of Trustees at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison.