Welcome to the Newark Trust for Education's Countdown to the 2020 School Board Election!

On Tuesday, May 12, six 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. Do your part. Stay informed and vote.

Meet the 2020 Newark School Board Candidates! Visit Campaign Central to learn more about the six candidates running for election to the Newark Board of Education. Here you will find candidate biographies and recorded interviews. Stay tuned for announcement of the Annual Candidates Forum broadcast date.

In response to the current coronavirus pandemic and to help protect the health and safety of our community the following changes have been made:

  • New Election Date - Tuesday, May 12, 2020
  • All voting to be conducted via mail (registered voters will automatically receive a mail-in ballot).
  • Candidates Forum will be recorded via Zoom Conference and posted online for broad viewership (posting date tba).

Are you registered to vote? Check your voter registration status by clicking here and download voter registration forms here. All voter registration forms must be post marked 21 days prior to the election.