Countdown to the 2020 Newark School Board Election

Join the countdown to the 2020 Newark School Board Election! The Newark Trust for Education remains committed to delivering you the information needed to make an informed vote on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. To ensure this we have asked each candidate to provide written responses to forum questions, which will be posted on Campaign Central this Wednesday, April 8, 2020

In the meantime there are still ways for you to get involved.

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UPDATE: 2020 School Board Candidates Forum

Due to technical difficulties the Annual Candidate's Forum was not able to be recorded on April 2nd. However, the Newark Trust for Education remains committed to delivering you the information needed to make an informed vote on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. To ensure this we will ask each candidate to submit written responses to the forum questions and post them on our website for community access (post date to be announced Monday, April 6th).

In the meantime there are still ways for you to get involved.

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COVID-19 Family Resources March 30th

The Newark Trust for Education remains committed to providing families with updated resources during the covid-19 pandemic. We will update our website and social media pages with new information and resources as they emerge. Below you'll find five new resources (indicated by *) and a virtual volunteer opportunity. Resources include free access to curriculum from the Newest Americans and Yogi Berra Museum, access to free mobile counseling from Newark Public Library and more.

***Newark School Board Election Postponed Until May 12th***

 

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Meet the 2020 School Board Candidates

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.

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Happy International #SELDAY!

Today, March 27, 2020 marks the first annual International SEL Day! This is an opportunity to spread the word about the importance and impact of social emotional learning (SEL). Working together, we can raise awareness for SEL, bring on new SEL stakeholders, create artifacts that demonstrate SEL in action, share SEL best practices and more!

Social emotional learning (SEL) changes lives—studies show that SEL improves well-being and academic outcomes, builds positive school climate, and provides children with the necessary skills to excel in today’s workforce. Yet many members of our communities don’t know about SEL yet. At Newark Trust for Education we’re doing our part to change this.

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COVID-19 Family Resources March 24th

The Newark Trust for Education remains committed to providing families with updated resources during the covid-19 pandemic. We will update our website and social media pages with new information and resources as they emerge. Below you'll find five new resources, three pertinent articles and a call to action for the nonprofit community.

***Newark School Board Election Postponed Until May 12th***

 

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COVID-19 Family Resources

The Newark Trust for Education remains committed to providing families with updated resources during the covid-19 pandemic. We will update our website and social media pages with new information and resources as they emerge.

COVID-19 FAMILY RESOURCES 

Newark Public Library 24/7/365Family Resources 

The Newark Public Library is proud to offer a robust selection of core and specialized services to patrons through their web, social media and digital platforms, which are all available FREE with your NPL library card!

Students, parents and teachers can take advantage of live online homework help and writing assistance offered by Brainfuse, which can be found by clicking on the link to Kids Place https://npl.org/kids-place/.  Additional educational resources are available through Gale in Context, also found on Kids Place.

And don’t forget, Brainfuse offers opportunities for teen and adult learners. Click here to learn more.

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