A “School Board Candidate Kit” can be obtained from the office of the Assistant Superintendent for Business, Angelo DeSimone, at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place.
The kit, published by the New Jersey School Boards Association, includes a sample nominating petition and information about legal qualifications for school board candidacy.
Information about the New Jersey Ethics Act, important dates in the school election process and briefing sessions for school board candidates are also included in the kit.
Among other requirements, prospective candidates for the Board must be at least 18 years of age, a United States citizen, and a Ridgewood resident for at least one year prior to April 21.
The deadline for filing nominating petitions to run for positions on the Ridgewood Board of Education is Monday, March 2, at 4 p.m.
Anyone seeking more information should contact the business office of the Ridgewood Public Schools at 201-670-2660.