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FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION - Full Term - Vote for ThreeMicrosoft Word - BOE-JobDescriptionForVOTE411.docx School board members in New Jersey are responsible for adopting policies under which the school district operates; overseeing the school district budget; approving the curriculum; hiring and evaluating the superintendent; representing the public during contract negotiations; and serving as a communication link between the community and the school system. Elected school board members receive no compensation and serve three-year terms, unless elected to fill an unexpired term when a vacancy occurs.

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    Debra Costanza

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  • Jennifer Patten

Biographical Information

What are the major challenges facing the community/district and how would you propose to address them if elected?

What qualifies you for this position, both personally and professionally?

What factors are critical to the quality of life/education in your community and what would you do to improve or preserve them?

Major challenges facing any board of education today is funding. If elected I will always be fiscally responsible while continuing to provide the best education for all of our students.
Having been employed by the Freehold Township Board of Education for 30 years, I believe I can provide a unique perspective as a board member in so far as I have been privy to the issues of the staff and community.
School security, funding, and small class sizes are critical to the quality of education in our community. As a board member I will continue to preserve these qualities while always being fiscally responsible.
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