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    Press Release

    Contact Anne H. Gallagher

    NJASA Director of Communications

    609-599-2900, ext. 126





    • Dr. Richard Bozza, executive director of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators, is available to preview the topics he believes may be addressed by the Acting Commissioner’s ‘State of the State’ address.


    TRENTON, N.J. January 5, 2012 — Chief education officers around the state will meet at Kean University on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 to hear the ‘State of the State’ address from Acting Education Commissioner Christopher D. Cerf.  The commissioner, senior staff, and chief education offers will engage in conversation on reform efforts designed to address New Jersey’s critical education issues.


     “The chief education officers are at the front lines of New Jersey’s schools, working to ensure the highest quality of instruction,” said Dr. Richard Bozza, executive director of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA). “We have valuable input to share with Acting Commissioner Cerf.  Together, we can create a superior statewide education system through smart educational policy.”


    The dialogue with the state’s chief education officers and administrators will occur as part of the Commissioner’s Convocation at Kean University, Downs Hall, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J. from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Admission is $5 (cash and check payable to NJASA only). Reservations are being handled by the NJASA and must be received by January 10, 2012. Online registration is available at www.njasa.net/convocation. In case of inclement weather, information will be posted at www.njasa.net. For more information, or to make your reservation, contact Libby DeNorchia, Business Manager, NJASA, at (609) 599-2900.




    About NJASA:

    The New Jersey Association of School Administrators is an organization of chief education officers and school administrators who lead school districts in New Jersey’s 21 counties. The Association’s mission is to ensure a superior statewide system of education. Through ongoing professional training and education, the Association shares knowledge among its members about best practices from both educational and administrative perspectives. Its goal is to move education forward by ensuring the highest quality of instruction for all New Jersey children. The Association is located 920 West State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08618-5328. For more information -- PH: 609.599.2900 / Fax: 609.599.9359 / website: www.njasa.net