Welcome to the Newark Trust for Education's Countdown to an Election


On Tuesday, April 25th, the residents of Newark will have the opportunity to shape the future of public education for all of our children.

Three seats on the Newark Public Schools Advisory Board are open for election. 

Fifteen candidates are running.

Your vote does more than impact the future leadership of our educational system.  Your voice ensures that we work collectively and democratically to address the critical needs of Newark’s students.


An Informed Electorate is an Engaged Electorate

The Newark Trust for Education is committed to serving as an independent source for information about the 2017 NPS Advisory Board elections. Here are some of the ways you can get involved in this pivotal moment for our city’s schools:

Attend our forum on Wednesday, April 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Express Newark (Hahne & Co. Building), where you will hear directly from the candidates on their plans and aspirations for the future of education in Newark. RSVP to the forum now.

Follow us on social media and visit Campaign Central on our website as your go-to place for background history, issues analysis and voter guides;

From now until April 25th we’ll be doing all we can to ensure you find the information you need to make your choice. Follow the Trust for ongoing election coverage and updates in the weeks to come. 

Join us in this crucial conversation. Participate in this democratic process. 

Vote on Tuesday, April 25th in the 2017 NPS Advisory Board elections.

Because all Newark’s children deserve a high quality public education, the key to our city’s future success.