Regulations, Certifications, Code Revisions Needed
NJASA Educator Recruitment and Retention Committee Presented to the NJASA Executive Committee for Review and Adoption January 26, 2023
A Plan To Give Hard Hit NJ School Districts More Cash Moves Forward
According to Rich Bozza, the executive director of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators, 161 districts could soon be facing draconian budget cuts.... Bozza said every district is grappling with inflation, a shortage of qualified teachers, contract settlements as well as other fiscal issues.... Read more.
Senate and General Assembly Legislative Public Hearings for the FY 2024 State Budget
The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee and the Assembly Budget Committee will be conducting their respective public hearings on the Fiscal Year 2024 State Budget. You can begin registering to testify at one of the public hearings to be held by the Senate and Assembly Budget Committee on the proposed State Budget for Fiscal Year 2024.
Time to Nominate a Special Education Administrator of the Year!
This award will recognize a special education administrator who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in providing services to students with disabilities and whose work reflects the highest professional and ethical standards. Deadline is March 24, 2023.
NEW DATE! 5th Annual Regional Women's Educational Leadership Forum and Luncheon
May 3, 2023 - Regional Women's Ed. Leadership Forum and Luncheon
N.J. is becoming more diverse. So, why aren’t there more teachers of color?
Unfortunately, New Jersey has the largest brain drain of college students in the country, with a net loss of 27,500 students leaving the state in 2020. Richard Bozza, executive director of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators, said the state often misses out on college students who become teachers. “A lot of kids are attracted to schools out of state,” he said. “They make their connections there, and often they don’t return to New Jersey.”
NJASA Extensive Database Contains 2000+ pages of Documents Pertaining to Regionalization Initiatives in New Jersey and Elsewhere.
The database contains information and resources on: Studies and legislation pertaining to New Jersey and other places; Studies undertaken by New Jersey towns and organized by county; NJDOE historical memoranda; Scholarly articles and opinion pieces; Articles and studies related to Shared Services; General scholarly articles and historical position papers
Nominating Committee Report
The NJASA Nominating Committee has agreed to nominate a slate of officers for the 2023-2024 Association year.
NJASA Upcoming Events
April 18, 2023
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Women in Leadership Committee Meeting
April 19, 2023
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM The Power of Legal Information: Part III: Personnel
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Great Schools New Jersey: The Association of High Need School Districts (GSNJ)
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NJASA Mission & Beliefs
The mission of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators, the unifying professional association of school leaders, is to ensure a superior statewide system of education by influencing and effecting educational policy, regulations and legislation; and by maximizing the capacity and effectiveness of school leaders through professional development programs and support services.
We believe that NJASA Educational Leaders:
- have a vision for education and articulate that vision to the benefit of their students and communities;
- align the organization's purpose and values with those of its members;
- make an essential difference in the lives of children and communities;
- are leadership development professionals who facilitate professional growth and empowerment of others;
- model and generate commitment to shared values;
- attract and energize followers;
- provide a clear sense of direction; and
- are action oriented.