The East Ramapo Central School District 2022-23 Budget Newsletters were mailed last week, and the vote will take place on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. We encourage everyone to exercise their right to vote.
Wednesday, May 12th, on National School Nurses Day, East Ramapo celebrates all of our attentive nurses who care for our students and staff, day in and day out. We appreciate your resilience, courage, and compassion.
Tennis is the perfect social-distancing sport, which is probably why the sport has grown so popular since 2020, according to a recent report produced by Sports Marketing Surveys. This national trend is also taking place right here in our district, according to Coach Morose Leonard, who has been growing the East Ramapo Titans tennis program for the past two years.
Ward 5 - Interim Board Vacancy
The appointment of a Ward 5 interim Board member will be from the date of the Board appointment until the date of the next Budget Vote and Election on Tuesday, May 16, 2023.
The Board is seeking applicants from among qualified District residents. The minimum qualifications for candidates for the Board of Education are:
With schoolchildren as their focus, cognizant of responsibilities to the taxpayer, school board members act officially at the board table, working with other board members and the School Superintendent to serve students and accomplish the District’s mission statement, As a unified community, the East Ramapo Central School District is committed to educating the whole child by providing a healthy, safe, supportive, engaging and challenging learning environment.
The time commitment includes usually two evening Board meetings a month, one or more committee meetings and invited attendance at a variety of school events and functions as well as some education conferences / workshops.
Once appointed, you will be required by New York State law to fulfill mandatory training within your first year of service. Relevant Board policies on governance, Board powers, duties and responsibilities are available on the District website, under Board of Education, Policies, in Series 2000 Governance and Operation at https://www.ercsd.org/Page/99 and also on the NYSSBA website at https://www.nyssba.org/member-services/running-for-the-school-board/.
Interested applicants should complete the application form on the District website under District Clerk Forms https://www.ercsd.org/Page/299 and mail, hand-deliver, or email the application with a resume, with the subject, Board Applicant. If you prefer, the application may be completed online and you can upload your resume through the online application by clicking here.
To ensure that you are considered as a candidate both the completed application and resume must be received no later than Noon on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 by the District Clerk at:
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Education will hold a Regular meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 9:00 p.m., at which it will consider all matters lawfully coming before the Board. It is anticipated that the Board may enter an executive session to discuss matters lawfully to be so considered.
In accordance with CDC and NYS Department of Health recommendations, in its continued, ongoing effort to curtail the spread of Covid-19 and provide a safe environment, masking and social distancing rules in effect for schools will be followed. Masks are not required. The Board meeting will also be streamed live on YouTube to facilitate ease of viewing for those who are not able to attend in person. The public will be required to fill in Covid contract tracking sheets in case of Covid cases following the meeting. Masks will be available at the door for anyone who wants one but does not have one.
Meeting will be held as an in-person meeting and the meeting will also be available live on YouTube.
Los participantes de habla hispana que deseen escuchar la reunión interpretada en español deben marcar el siguiente número de conferencia:
1-602-580-9528 código de acceso / access code: 3705623
Technical audio / video issues can be reported by emailing to BoardMeeting@ercsd.org.
English - Please use the camera on your phone or tablet to scan the QR code to access today’s board meeting agenda
Spanish - Utilice la cámara de su teléfono o tableta para escanear el código QR y acceder a la agenda de la reunión de la junta de hoy
Haitian Creole - Tanpri itilize kamera a sou telefòn ou oswa tablèt ou pou eskane kòd QR la pou jwenn aksè nan ajanda reyinyon konsèy la jodi a
Videos of recent Board of Education virtual meetings are available by clicking here and making your selection from the YouTube playlist.
The April 23, 2020 Community Meeting video is available by clicking here.