Board of Education Accepting Applications

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The Tabernacle Township Board of Education has announced the vacancy of one board seat due to the recent resignation of Mr. Stephen Price.

The Board of Education is accepting applications from interested citizens to serve the unexpired term until January 1, 2017. This one year unexpired term will be up for election during the November 2016 General Election for the 2017 term.

The successful candidate must be a US citizen, 18 years of age or older, be able to read and write and must be a Tabernacle resident for at least one year preceding the date of the election.

In addition, potential candidates must be registered voters in the district and may not be disqualified voters or disqualified from membership for the conviction of crimes. The successful candidate will be required to complete a criminal history review/background check and disclosure statement as well as participate in training as a school board member.

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and their resume to:

The Tabernacle Board of Education, c/o Mrs. Judith Jackson, Interim School Business Administrator/Board Secretary: 132 New Road, Tabernacle, NJ 08088

Deadline for receipt of applications is June 30, 2016 at 4 p.m.

One of the most meaningful contributions that citizens can make to their community is serving on the local board of education,” according to the New Jersey School Board Association (NJSBA) president. “All interested citizens are encouraged to consider school board membership. It doesn’t require a degree in education, or a background in politics. However, it does require a sincere interest in the community, its children, and their education.”