Board of Education
Lincoln and Fifth Avenues
Avon Board of Education, both as a state
agency and as the elected representative
body of the citizens of Avon on school matters,
is legally responsible for education in
this school district. The general mandatory
powers and duties of the Board are defined
in Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.
The seven members serve without pay for
three-year terms (click
here for a list of the Avon Board of Education
Members for 2008-2009).
Board’s responsibilities include:
setting and evaluating policy, establishing
goals , overseeing that the district and
the schools are well run by the administrators
they have hired, and adopting a fiscally
sound operating budget for the school district
here for the 2007-2008 School Year Revenue
Budget). Board members act on
the Superintendent’s recommendations,
meet with civic groups, and receive input
from parents, students, and community members.
of the Board are usually held once a month
at 7:00 p.m. Click
here for meeting dates in 2008-2009.
Work sessions are generally held on the
preceding the start of the business meeting.
These meetings are generally held on the
third Wednesday of each month, in the Avon
School Media Center. Changes in a meeting's
location, starting time or topic, will be
posted on the Avon School website (click
here to visit the Avon-by-the-Sea Elementary
You may also call the Board of Education
office with any questions (732) 775-4328.
is allotted at each regular public action
meeting of the Board for comments from the
public. Parents and residents are welcome
and encouraged to attend these meetings
to share their interests and concerns. The
Board does request that concerns be first
addressed with the most direct and appropriate
level of the staff in order to resolve any
the Avon Elementary School 2006-07 School
here to visit the New Jersey State Department
of Education website.