Monday, May 13, 2013
Board convenes in the school administration building.
The Bloomfield Board of Education announced on its site that it will hold a special meeting on Monday, May 13. The meeting comes a week after the board accepted the resignation of former Schools Superintendent Jason Bing and Director of Human Resources/Labor Relations and General Counsel Nicholas Dotoli announced that he will act as temporary Superintendent. The meeting announcement says the board will go into executive session immediately at 6:30 p.m. The meeting agenda is online here.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Let us know your feelings on the BOE's approach to the budget.
School board officials said that a late breaking deal brokered with health insurance carrier Cigna would allow the district to avoid the extreme budget measures it had been considering throughout March. The announcement didn’t bring relief for many parents and residents. The drawn-out process, several said, had been exhausting and heartbreaking. And knowing its resolution, it was something that the school board could and should have avoided altogether. “The last few weeks have been hell,” one parent said. “It should not have happened. You should have caught it earlier.” John Shanagher, president of the local teachers union the Bloomfield Education Association, said the month was a series of crises for him. “I feel like for the last few …
Monday, February 11, 2013
The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the district's administration building, at 155 Broad St.
Monday, February 11
The Bloomfield Board of Education convenes tonight, Tuesday Feb. 11, for a regularly scheduled meeting starting at 7:30 p.m. in the district's administration building, at 155 Broad St. On the agenda will be various presentations, including those for Essex County coaches of the year, the Whitehall demographic study, and the Foley Field Revitalization Committee. Superintendent Jason Bing will discuss the district's technology goals in his report. The full upcoming agenda can be read by clicking here.