In light of the current coronavirus pandemic and to protect the health and safety of our community, the Newark Trust for Education's annual Candidate's Forum will be streamed live instead of hosted before a live audience. The forum will also be recorded and posted to our website for viewing in the weeks leading up to the April 21st election.This format will limit interaction with large crowds and allow for a controlled environment.
We remain committed to serving as an independent source for information about the 2020 Newark Board of Education election scheduled for Tuesday, April 21.Read more
Welcome to the Newark Trust for Education's Countdown to the 2020 School Board Election!
On Tuesday, April 21, candidates will vie for three open seats on the Newark Board of Education. During this occasion, residents have the opportunity to shape the future of public education for our children.
Your vote does more than impact the leadership of our educational system. Your voice ensures that we work collectively and democratically to address the critical needs of Newark’s students. To learn more about the importance of this election read the following op-ed written by the Trust's Executive Director, Ronald Chaluisán: Finally out from under state control, Newark residents must vote in large numbers | Opinion.
Wondering how to vote? Check out our voter guide and make sure you're registered to vote in the upcoming School Board election.
Dear Friends of the Trust,
Our team is proud to share with you, Trust Through the Ages: A Brief History of the Newark Trust for Education. This publication captures the growth and development of the Trust, a history that is rich in engaging the community, supporting young people, and collaborating with colleagues.
We had the privilege of reading old reports, looking through archived photos, and reliving the exciting adventure launched by the Trust’s founders in January of 2011. It is the story of dedicated staff, thoughtful advocates, smart young people, and enterprising funders.Read more