Boonton Township Public Schools

Rockaway Valley School
Phone 973-334-4162

11 Valley Road Boonton Township, NJ 07005
Fax: 973-316-6956

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Welcome to the Board of Education. Links to meeting minutes, meeting dates and other important information can be accessed by using the buttons to the left.

Board Meetings are normally held the third Wednesday of the month, however, with school breaks, etc. the schedule does vary slightly. Please click on the Board of Education Meeting Dates for a complete list of dates. Special meetings are held when necessary and notification will be posted.    

Our Mission: The mission of the Boonton Township School district is to provide a solid educational foundation for all students, while challenging them to fulfill their individual potential. This potential is best achieved through a diversified curriculum designed to meet the needs and aspirations of all students, while fostering self-esteem, independent thinking and respect for individual differences.

To accomplish this mission, instruction shall be presented in an exciting manner designed to challenge all levels of capability and encourage, on behalf of our children, a lifetime love and appreciation of learning. For this mission to succeed, all facets of the school and community must work together efficiently.

Board Goals 2020-2021

Board goals constitute a professional development improvement plan directed towards increasing knowledge and skills in policy making and governance for members of the Board.

  1. Engage in meaningful articulation with the Mountain Lakes Board of Education.
  2. Enhance intra-Board communication to include reporting out on committee work.
  3. Train together as a full board two times this year and work to maintain the Board's NJSBA certification status.

District Goals 2020-2021

The Board adopts district-wide goals and performance measures that reflect that highest priority is given to student achievement.

  1. Provide a safe and inclusive learning environment for students and staff that enhances social/emotional wellness and diversity/equity awareness andn instruction.
  2. Continue to provide for students' academic progression and to assess/remediate identified learning gaps.

  3.  Enhance communication and engagement with the community/stakeholders.


District Digital Mission Statement

The Boonton Township Board of Education believes that in an ever evolving digital society, the school district has a responsibility to insure that both teachers and learners have access to current technology and are trained and supported in its use.  The Board also believes that creating an environment of curiosity and freedom is essential for students to be able to explore and create while using digital tools appropriately to enhance their education and experience in getting ready to participate in a global digital community.  Furthermore, the Board is committed to using available technology as a means for communicating with the school community and the broader public as well as enhancing our brand in the surrounding area.


Boonton Township Board of Education Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, February 17                                                        
Wednesday, March 17  
Wednesday, April 21  

Wednesday, May 5
(Public BudgetHearing/Regular Meeting)

Wednesday, May 19

Wednesday, June 16  
Wednesday, July 21- CANCELLED  
Wednesday, August 18  Watch BOE Meeting Recording
Wednesday, September 1 (make-up 8/18)  
Wednesday, September 15  
Wednesday, October 21  
Wednesday, November 17  
Wednesday, December 15  
Wednesday, January 5 (2022) 
Reorganization/Regular Meeting

School Election - Tuesday, November 2, 2021

The regular session meetings of the Boonton Township Board of Education are held  in the Rockaway Valley School Library/Media Center (unless otherwise noted), located at 11 Valley Road, Boonton Township, New Jersey. The meeting start time is 7:30pm (unless otherwise noted).

Board Committees:

Facilities/Transportation Finance Negotiations

Melissa Signore, CHR
Jonathan LeVar
Leigh Hermey
Grace McBride

Barry Brantner, CHR
Ann Bentrovato
Janothan LeVar
Grace McBride

Charles Eaton, CHR
Barry Brantner
Christine Cabana
Jonathan LeVar
Personnel/Program Policy Technology

Grace McBride, CHR
Barry Brantner
John Sierchio
Melissa Signore

Christine Cabana, CHR
Barry Brantner
Leigh Hermey

Jonathan LeVar, CHR
Charles Eaton
Leigh Hermey
Melissa Signore