Records & Verification

Contact Info

Office Location
765 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Phone: 973-733-8748
Fax: 973-733-8113

Office Hours: Monday-Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Office of Records and Verification (R&V) is responsible for storing and filing all Newark Board of Education personnel records, providing background check information in support of P.L.2018,C.5, and completing employment and income verification for active and inactive employees.

Accessing Personnel Files

For inquiries and requests for personnel records, please contact R&V: When practical, R&V will respond to all inquiries and requests via email within two (2) business days. Upon request, the staff will make copies of personnel documents. Employees can access the Personnel Review form. The completed form can be faxed to 973-733-8113 or scanned to the R&V e-mail address. It may take up to five (5) business days, subject to the volume of one’s personnel file.

The Records and Verification Office is only responsible for Employee Records. Student Record Requests should be sent to

Updating Your Address

All employees can update address information online through the NPS Portal Self-Service.

  • Per Diem employees should contact the Information Services Desk: 973-733-8700 to obtain a temporary user name.

Required Background Information Pursuant to P.L. 2018, C.5.

The Newark Board of Education conducts state-mandated background checks pursuant to New Jersey Public Law 2018, C. 5., N.J.S.A. 18A:6-7.6. You can forward all paperwork to

New Employment Verification Vendor

Are you applying for credit, leasing or renting, financing a purchase, or applying for government services? If yes, we’ve made it easier for you to get proof of income or employment when you need it without calling HR.

We have partnered with The Work Number® from Equifax, which is a simple, quick, and more private way to help get your employment and income information to companies when needed. It's available 24/7 so that you can get the decisions you need when you need them.

From now on when asked for proof of employment or income, just send them to:

The Work Number® for Employees
The Work Number® for Verifiers