School Board Candidacy

The River Dell Regional School District has information available for citizens interested in running for the Board of Education.

The River Dell Board of Education will have three (3) Board Members that are up for re-election; one (1) from Oradell and two (2) from River Edge. In addition there will be one (1) open seat for an unexpired term from Oradell. The Annual School Election will be held on November 5, 2024, Trude Engle, Business Administrator announced today. A full term on the school board runs for three years.

A candidate must file a nominating petition with the county clerk for his or her name to appear on the ballot during the Annual School Election. The deadline to submit the nominating petition is 4:00 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2024. The election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, 2024.

Prospective school board candidates can download candidate information from the New Jersey School Boards Association’s web site at . The School Board Candidate Kit includes information about nominating petitions, legal qualifications for school board candidacy, and the role of the school board member. Information about the New Jersey School Ethics Act and important dates in the school election process are also included.

Helpful Information and Links:

How to Become a School Board Member

Nominating Petition for School Elections

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