NJ Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act
New Jersey’s Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act was signed into law on January 5, 2011. The provisions of this law take effect September 1, 2011. There are many new requirements in the Act requiring:
- Every school district to adopt a new harassment, intimidation, and bullying policy that is in compliance with the Act by September 1, 2011.
- Every school district to have an Anti-Bullying Coordinator and every school to have an Anti-Bullying Specialist and School Safety & Climate Team. The Coordinator, specialist, and School Safety Team have very specific statutory responsibilities.
- The school district to provide training to current and new school employees, volunteers and contract service providers who have significant contact with pupils.
- Every teacher to complete at least two hours of instruction in harassment, intimidation, and bullying prevention in each professional development period as part of the professional development requirement pursuant to the Act.
District Anti-Bullying Coordinator Mrs. Renae Bush
Anti-Bullying Specialists Bayonne High School Henry E. Harris Community School
Ms. Kaitlyn Ballance
Horace Mann Community School
Ms. Sara Dokhgan
John M. Bailey Community School
Ms. Dana Vincent
Lincoln Community School
Ms. Carolyn Malanowski
Mary J. Donohoe School
Ms. Ann Edmundson
Nichols Oresko Community School
Ms. Gabriella Lombardozzi
Philip G. Vroom Community School
Mrs. Sandra D'Angelo
Walter F. Robinson Community School
Ms. Leslie Cirillo
Washington Community School
Ms. Mary Doolan
William Shemin Midtown Community School
Ms. Andrea Mantone
Ms. Sara Schwarz-Snell
Woodrow Wilson Community School
Mrs. Maria Pagano
Mrs. Rachael Hughes