The Board of Education prohibits acts of harassment, intimidation, or bullying of a student. A safe and civil environment in school is necessary for students to learn and achieve high academic standards. Therefore, the district utilizes an integrated process to foster safe and positive learning conditions for students by reinforcing and strengthening a school’s climate and culture through prevention and intervention efforts. On this page you will find many helpful tools and resources. Click here to view the introduction page to the district’s anti-bullying plan.
The following district-wide programs are utilized to teach students about character education, peer relationships, diversity and social skills in order to enable them to responsibly and responsively make informed decisions within our culturally diverse society and interdependent world:
Individual School Programs
In addition to district-wide programs, building-based initiatives are also utilized to create a common culture of respect, tolerance and community where positive character development and making good choices are recognized and reinforced.
Targeted professional development for school personnel and workshops for parents are provided annually, along with resources and materials. See below for sample presentations.
New Jersey has been a leader in the establishment of a strong statutory, regulatory, policy and program framework to support the prevention, remediation and reporting of HIB in schools. The two links below provide a wide variety of information and resources:
Last Modified on August 17, 2016