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The 2017 Glen Rock Board of Education: sitting, from left, Vice President Sharon Scarpelli, President Bryon Torsiello, Eileen Hillock, Rona McNabola, standing,TheodoreáJadick, Kevin Brennan, Sheldon Hirschberg, Sanjiv Ohri, Superintendent Dr. Paula Valenti, Board Secretary/Business Administrator Michael Rinderknecht, and Elizabeth Carr.á

Please check the calendar on the right-hand side of the page foráimportant dates. A list of board agendas and minutes can also be found on the right. Check below for recent announcements, followed by important forms, reports and presentations.á
Board Meetings
The Board will commence all meetings atá7 p.m.áin the Dr. Dario Valcarcel Media Center, Glen Rock High School, 400 Hamilton Avenue, for the purposes of recessing to Closed Work Session. The BOE will reconvene the Regular Board Meeting atá8 p.m. Closed Work Session may occur before or after the Regular Board Meeting when necessary.áClick here to view the 2016 Board of Education Meeting Dates
Board Announcements
BOE Reorganization Meeting 2017

Board Secretary/Business Administrator Michael Rinderknecht administers the oath of office to Glen Rock BOE trustees Theodore Jadick, Sanjiv Ohri, Kevin Brennan, Eileen Hillock and Sheldon Hirschberg.

Following the swearing in ceremony,
the trustees unanimously elected Bryon Torsiello as the new board president and Sharon Scarpelli as vice president.

For a list of contacts for the 2017 BOE along with a calendar of meeting dates, visit the links shown at right

BOE Reorganization Meeting results

5YSP Final Presentation - Dec. 19, 2016
The BOE and members of senior administration presented the final 5YSP presentation at the Dec.19, 2016 Public Meeting. Click here to view the presentation. Click here for a copy of the Power Point.
The Glen Rock Board Will Hold a Public Meeting on Saturday, February 4, 2017
The Glen Rock Board will hold a Public Meeting on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 8:30 AM in the Cafeteria at the Glen Rock High School, 400 Hamilton Avenue, for the purposes of holding a Community Planning Session. Click here for notice to the newspapers.
5YSP Preliminary Report
Please click here to view the 5YSP Preliminary Report presented at the October 17, 2016 Board of Education Meeting.
BOE Newsletter

The BOE's Oct., 2016 "Rock Talk" eNewsletter
is now available.
Click here to download your copy.

Mayor's Office Artists' Reception
Earlier in the school year, Superintendent Dr. Paula Valenti collaborated with Glen Rock Mayor Bruce Packer on a special way to showcase the artistic works by district students while adding to the decor in the Mayor's Office at Borough Hall. On Sept. 21, the first group of student artists to have their work displayed were joined by their families, teachers, principals, district administration and trustees to celebrate their accomplishments.This initiative will continue throughout the school year, with student work rotating through Mayor Packer's office.

Dr. Valenti, at left, joins Mayor Bruce Packer (center) and
BOE President Sheldon Hirschberg (right) in congratulating the elementary students on their collective work.

Trustees Elizabeth Carr (background, at left and Sharon Scarpelli (right) look on as Mayor Packer queries the artists on their technique.

Amended BOE Meeting Schedule
The Glen Rock Board of Education has amended its meeting schedule as listed below, to be held in the Dario Valcarcel, Jr. Media Center at the Glen Rock High School, 400 Hamilton Avenue. The Board will recess to Closed Work Session at 7:00 PM and will return to the Regular Board meeting at 8:00 PM; unless otherwise noted.

Committee of the Whole, when Board discusses topics/issues; action may or may not be taken.

Regular Public meeting; action will be taken.

October 10, 2016 - Committee of the Whole - Action will be taken
October 17, 2016 - Regular Public meeting
October 24, 2016 - Regular Public meeting as needed

November 7, 2016 - Committee of the Whole
November 21, 2016 - Regular Public meeting
November 28, 2016 - Regular Public meeting as needed

December 5, 2016 - Committee of the Whole
December 12, 2016 - Regular Public meeting
December 19, 2016 - Regular Public meeting as needed
Convocation 2016

Superintendent Dr. Paula Valenti prepares to address Glen Rock Public Schools faculty and staff at the opening day Convocation on Sept. 1.

5YSP Ad hoc committee
Earlier last year, the Glen Rock BOE established the Ad hoc Five Year Strategic Planning Committee (5YSP) for the purposes of developing a financial strategic plan to assist the district with identifying and achieving its goals with respect to the district mission, vision and direction. The work of the committee will be shared on this webpage and related documents can be found in the file section at the bottom of the page. Anyone interested in sharing their thoughts on the direction of the district is welcome to email the BOE at
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