CARLSTADT-EAST RUTHERFORD SCHOOL BOARD ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY INFORMATION July 1, 2022 —The Carlstadt-East Rutherford School District has information available for citizens interested in running for the board of education. The Carlstadt-East Rutherford Board of Education will have 3 vacancies in the November 8, 2022 Annual School Election, Nicholas Annitti announced today. A full term on the school board runs for three years. There are 2 full term (three year) vacancies in East Rutherford and 1 full term (three year) in Carlstadt. A candidate must file a nominating petition with the county clerk for their name to appear on the ballot during the November Annual School Election. The deadline to submit the nominating petition is 4:00 p.m. Monday, July 25, 2022. The election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Prospective school board candidates can download candidate information from the New Jersey School Boards Association’s web site at NJSBA School Board Candidate Kit. The School Board Candidate Kit includes information about nominating petitions, legal qualifications for school board candidacy, and the role of the school board member. Information about the New Jersey School Ethics Act and important dates in the school election process are also included. “One of the most meaningful contributions that citizens can make to their community is serving on the local board of education,” said Irene M. LeFebvre, NJSBA president. “I encourage all interested citizens to consider school board membership. It doesn’t require a degree in education, or a background in politics. However, it does require a sincere interest in the community, its children, and their education.”

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