New Jersey Department of Education


The Governance indicators are used to assess a school district’s performance and capacity in the areas the district board of education has direct oversight, including:

  • Oversee district alignment of NJSLS requirements and budget expenditures;
  • Overseeing the development of curriculum that is aligned with State standards;
  • Overseeing the budgeting process;
  • Developing and implementing all district board of education‐approved policies;
  • Evaluating the CSA;
  • Reviewing and approving all new, renewed, amended, altered or extended contracts for CSAs, deputy superintendents, assistant superintendents and school business administrators; and,
  • Ensuring transparency and ethical conduct of each member of the board of education.
  • Governance PowerPoint

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