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June, 2022 – The Verona School District has announced it has information available for citizens interested in running for a vacant seat on the Board of Education.


Information on the Candidates Kit can be located on the Verona Schools website on the home page under News.


The Verona Board of Education will have 2 board seats that are up for reelection in the November 8, 2022 Annual School Election, Jorge Cruz, Board Secretary, announced today.  A full term on the school board runs for three years.


Candidates must file a nominating petition with the county clerk by 4:00 p.m. on July 25, 2022.  School board nominating petitions for the November election cannot be returned to the local school district office.  The county clerk's address is:  Essex County Clerk Election Division, Hall of Records, 465 Martin Luther King Blvd., Room 246, Newark, NJ  07102.  Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, 2022.


Prospective school board candidates can obtain a “School Board Candidate Kit” online at


Published by the New Jersey School Board Association, the School Board Candidate Kit includes a nominating petition, information about legal qualifications for school board candidacy and the role of the school board member.  Information about the New Jersey School Ethics Act and important dates in the school election process are also included in the kit.