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  • START PROJECT, SPAN In conjunction with the Kearny Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG)


    Parent Involvement in Special Education overview of rights

    An introduction to the rights and responsibilities of

    parents of children with special needs under

    the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004,

    the State Special Education Code 2006, and

    Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act.

    Learn to identify your dreams and goals for your children, and the laws and advocacy strategies that will help your children reach these goals.

    Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2015

    Time: 6:30 p.m-8:30pm

    Location: Kearny Board of Education, 172 Midland Ave, Kearny, NJ

     PRESENTER:    Myriam Alizo, Parent Group Specialist, START (SPAN)

    Kearny School District


     The election for members of the Kearny Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

    The deadline for filing to seek a seat on the nine member board is July 25, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

    Nominating petitions are available from the Office of the County Clerk – Elections Division between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The County Clerk is located at 257 Cornelison Ave., 4th Floor, Jersey City, NJ  07302. The contact number is 201-369-3470 extension 2767 or option 6.

    There are three (3) seats available each for a term of three (3) years which will be voted upon.

    Candidates filing a nominating petition for board membership must meet the following qualifications:

    ·         He/she is a citizen of the United States of America

    ·         He/she must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age to qualify for office

    ·         He/she must be able to read and write

    ·         He/she has been a resident of the municipality from which he/she is to be elected for at least one (1) year preceding the date of the election

    ·         He/she is not disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1

    ·         He/she is a registered voter in the district

    ·         Not hold office as a mayor or member of the governing body of the same district

    ·         He/she is not disqualified from membership on the Board due to conviction of a crime or offense listed in N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1

    ·         He/she has no interest in any contract with, or claim against, the Board

     Please refer to the following New Jersey School Boards Association link:

    Kearny School District

172 Midland Avenue
Kearny, NJ, 07032