The West New York Board of Education trustees serve without compensation, except for the
satisfaction they receive from the public service they perform.
The Board of Education’s most important duties include the following; the
creation, evaluation, and update of policies for the entire school district;
the second is to develop an annual budget for the district; the third is to
approve or disapprove the Superintendent’s recommendations in regard to
personnel matters and contracts; and finally, the fourth duty of the Board
is to act as a communication link between residents of the Town of West New
York and the School District.
Board members, in order to carry out their duties effectively and
efficiently, receive extensive training through the New Jersey School Boards
The West New York Board of Education welcomes residents to
communicate their concerns to the Board by letter, phone call, or a
statement under the "public portion” of one of the Board’s meetings.