Board of Ed

 

Welcome to the Board of Education. Links to meeting minutes, meeting dates and other important information can be accessed by using the buttons to the left.

Board Meetings are normally held the third Wednesday of the month, however, with school breaks, etc. the schedule does vary slightly. Please click on the Board of Education Meeting Dates for a complete list of dates. Special meetings are held when necessary and notification will be posted.


Our Mission: The mission of the Boonton Township School district is to provide a solid educational foundation for all students, while challenging them to fulfill their individual potential. This potential is best achieved through a diversified curriculum designed to meet the needs and aspirations of all students, while fostering self-esteem, independent thinking and respect for individual differences.

To accomplish this mission, instruction shall be presented in an exciting manner designed to challenge all levels of capability and encourage, on behalf of our children, a lifetime love and appreciation of learning. For this mission to succeed, all facets of the school and community must work together efficiently.


Board Goals 2023-2024

Board goals constitute a professional development improvement plan directed towards increasing knowledge and skills in policy making and governance for members of the Board.

1.  Continue the evaluation of the district’s long-range facility plan and safety and security infrastructure systems to determine needs and financial impact.


2.  Support and monitor the implementation of the district’s 5-year strategic plan.


3.  Successfully negotiate with the Mountain Lakes Board of Education a successor agreement to the district’s send/receive contract as soon as possible.


4.  Participate in board training with New Jersey School Boards Association during the school year, with a focus on the onboarding of new members and enhancing board governance.


 District Goals 2023-2024

The Board adopts district-wide goals and performance measures that reflect that highest priority is given to student achievement.

1. Strengthen and improve the relationship of RVS with its families, community and Mountain Lakes School District so that the expertise of each can be utilized to its fullest potential.


2. Create an academic environment where all students can succeed.


3. Foster a safe and welcoming inclusive school that promotes student curiosity and leadership while reflecting values of community in an increasingly diverse world.


 


District Digital Mission Statement

The Boonton Township Board of Education believes that in an ever evolving digital society, the school district has a responsibility to insure that both teachers and learners have access to current technology and are trained and supported in its use. The Board also believes that creating an environment of curiosity and freedom is essential for students to be able to explore and create while using digital tools appropriately to enhance their education and experience in getting ready to participate in a global digital community. Furthermore, the Board is committed to using available technology as a means for communicating with the school community and the broader public as well as enhancing our brand in the surrounding area.


Boonton Township Board of Education Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, January 24

Wednesday, February 14 

 
Wednesday, March 13
 Wednesday, March 27 (Special Meeting 6:30pm)  
 Wednesday, April 10  

Wednesday, May 1
(Public BudgetHearing/Regular Meeting)

Wednesday, May 15
Monday, May 20 (Special Meeting 6:00pm)  Superintendent Candidate Interviews(Closed Session)
Tuesday, May 21 (Special Meeting 6:00pm)  Superintendent Candidate Interviews(Closed Session)
Wednesday, May 22 (Special Meeting 6:00pm)  Superintendent Candidate Interviews(Closed Session)
Monday, June 3 (Special Meeting 6:00pm)  Superintendent Candidate Interviews(Closed Session)
Tuesday, June 4 (Special Meeting 6:00pm) Superintendent Candidate Interviews(Closed Session)
Thursday, June 6 (Special Meeting 6:00pm)   Superintendent Candidate Interviews(Closed Session)
Wednesday, June 12
Wednesday, July 17
Wednesday, August 21
Wednesday, September 25
Wednesday, October 16
Wednesday, November 20
Wednesday, December 18
Wednesday, January 8 (2025)
Reorganization/Regular Meeting

 

The regular session meetings of the Boonton Township Board of Education are held in the Rockaway Valley School Library/Media Center (unless otherwise noted), located at 11 Valley Road, Boonton Township, New Jersey. The meeting start time is 7:30pm (unless otherwise noted).

If you are interested in becoming a school board member click the link below:

https://www.njsba.org/about/membership/membership-school-board-members/school-board-candidacy/

School Election - Tuesday, November 5, 2024

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