NORTHFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION FILE CODE: 6162.4
Northfield, New Jersey X Monitored
Policy X Other Reasons
The Northfield Board of Education will draw on the knowledge and opinions of the community in developing mandated policies and programs in compliance with statute and administrative code, and to aid in meeting the district’s identified needs.
The board of education encourages local businesses and individual residents who are especially qualified because of training, experience or interest to take an active part in the district’s educational programs. Those persons and representatives of businesses identified by the Superintendent of Schools and the staff and approved by the board may be invited to act as advisors in groups or individually in appropriate circumstances and situations.
The Northfield School District shall also take advantage of the physical and financial resources of the community and of organizations including businesses when such facilities or locations provide learning and enrichment opportunities not otherwise available to our students. Student safety shall be a primary concern in making use of such resources.
In accordance with law, the administration shall identify and establish working relationships with licensed community agencies that are involved in evaluation and treatment of drug/alcohol problems.
NJSBA Review/Update: December 2009
Adopted: October 24, 2011
Community Resources, Resources, Volunteers
Legal References: N.J.S.A. 18A:11-1 General mandatory powers and duties
N.J.S.A. 18A:54-20 Powers of board (county vocational schools)
N.J.A.C. 6A:16-1.1 et seq. Programs to Support Student Development
N.J.A.C. 6A:30-1.4 Evaluation process for the annual review
N.J.A.C. 6A:32-12.1 Reporting requirements
Cross References: *1000/1010 Concepts and roles in community relations; goals and objectives
1210 Community organizations
*1220 Ad hoc advisory committees
*1410 Local units
*1600 Relations between other entities and the district
*3280 Gifts, grants and bequests
*4222 Noninstructional aides
*5131.6 Drugs, alcohol, tobacco (substance abuse)
*6142.1 Family life education
*6142.2 English as a second language; bilingual/bicultural
*6142.13 HIV prevention education
*6153 Field trips
*6171.2 Gifted and talented
*6171.3 At-risk and Title 1
*6171.4 Special education
9420 Recognition of individuals–citizens, students, staff members or members of board
*Indicates policy is included in the Critical Policy Reference Manual.