Board of Education News & Notes

Flemington-Raritan Regional School District

Board Meeting Highlights - 2/22/2021

The Flemington-Raritan Regional Board of Education held a regular meeting virtually on February 22, 2021. Below is a recap of the meeting:

  • All agenda motions were approved with two exceptions. Item 1 under Policy and the information item under Miscellaneous were both tabled until a future board meeting: Agenda and Addendum.
  • The Board, together with the Flemington-Raritan Education Association, honored the 2020-2021 Educators of the Year during this meeting since the District was closed last spring due to the pandemic. These outstanding educators are featured in the section below in celebration of their prestigious achievement.
  • Dr. McGann shared her Superintendent's Report, linked here.
  • An audio recording of the meeting is available on our web site here.

2020-2021 Educators of the Year

The Board of Education, together with the Flemington-Raritan Education Association, proudly recognized and honored the 2020-2021 Educators of the Year. To learn more about each recipient, please click here.


The 2020-2021 Educators of the Year are:


BARLEY SHEAF SCHOOL

Teacher – Susan Fischer, Grade 1

Educational Services Professional – Dayna Hamlin, Literacy Support


COPPER HILL SCHOOL

Teacher – Susan Stillwell, Preschool Disabled

Educational Services Professional – Terry Calabrese, Teacher Assistant


FRANCIS A. DESMARES SCHOOL

Teacher – Lea Klein, Computer Teacher (K-2)

Educational Services Professional – Ana Headley, Teacher Assistant


ROBERT HUNTER SCHOOL

Teacher – Jennifer Smits, Grade 3

Educational Services Professional – Zoey Blampey, Stretch Teacher & RTI Coordinator


READING-FLEMING INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

Teacher – Lisa Coster, Grade 6 Special Education

Educational Services Professional – Beth Brennan, School Psychologist


J.P. CASE MIDDLE SCHOOL

Teacher – Misti Meyer, Grade 7 English Language Arts

Educational Services Professional – May Wong, Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant

Policy & Regulation Update

The following new policies and regulations were presented for 1st reading:

  • P 1643 - Family Leave (M)
  • P 2415.02 - Title I- Fiscal Responsibilities (M)
  • P 2415.05 - Student Surveys, Analysis, and/or Evaluations (M)
  • R 7425 - Lead Testing of Water in Schools (M)


The following revised policy was adopted:
  • P 7425 - Lead Testing of Water in Schools (M)


Board policies and regulations are available online here.

Next Meeting - March 1, 2021

  • The Board will meet again on Monday, March 1, 2021.
  • To view the 2021 Board Schedule, click here.

Board Members (2021)

Jessica Abbott (Vice President), Tim Bart (President), Pamela Baker, Valerie Bart, Jeff Cain, Dr. Marianne Kenny, Laurie Markowski, Susan Mitcheltree, Melanie Rosengarden

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The Flemington-Raritan Regional School District values children. Together, WE:


Foster social, emotional, and academic growth in a safe and nurturing environment.

Respect values and traditions within our families and schools.

Strive to respond to the needs of our diverse and changing community.

Develop the curiosity and creativity of critical thinkers to become collaborative problem solvers who meet the challenges of a globally competitive society.


Every Student - Every Day - Every Opportunity