Student Board Member Application

Are you interested in demonstrating your leadership skills? If you are currently a junior, looking for a great leadership opportunity, we invite you to complete the application to be elected the NPS Board of Education Student Representative. If elected, you will work closely with Board Members and NPS Administrators to make sure that the voices of all NPS students are heard.

Applicant Criteria

  1. Rising Junior or Senior
  2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  3. No disciplinary issues
  4. Must maintain good standing


  • Completed application
  • 1 teacher recommendation
  • 1 guidance counselor recommendation
  • 2 peer recommendations
  • 1 administrator recommendation
  • Copy of transcript and Junior year report card
  • Photograph

Key Dates

  • April 29, 2019: Application submission deadline

Applications can be submitted by any of the options listed below:

  • Email:
    Please include typed application, all required documents and photo.
  • Delivered to: Office of the Board Relations, 765 Broad Street
  • April 29: Application window opens (3 weeks)
  • May 17: Application window closes. Completed applications must be received by the Office of Board Relations, 765 Broad Street or email to
  • May 21: Deadline for providing incomplete, missing information
  • May 23: Candidates attend a Briefing Meeting at Central Office, 765 Broad Street
  • June 5:Candidate Forum at the Central Office, 765 Broad Street
    Candidates invite parents/relatives/staff and at least 5 students
  • June 5 – 14: Voting Window opens
  • June 25: Student Representative will be presented at Newark Board of Education Meeting at Speedway Academies

Please contact Nancy Deering at 973-733-6265 with questions.

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