The Park Ridge Board of Education (The Board) is seeking a qualified candidate to join the Board due to a recently created vacancy. The position available will run until the Board re-organizes in January of 2023. The position will be placed on the ballot at the annual election in November 2022 for a three year term.


To become a member of the Board of Education, you must,

  • Be able to read and write
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Hold a U.S. citizenship and be a resident for at least one year in the school district
  • Have no interest in any contract with, or claim against, the Board
  • Not hold office as mayor or be a member of any elective governing body
  • Not be disqualified from membership for the conviction of certain crimes. Within 30 days of election or appointment to the Board, a member must undergo a criminal history background investigation through the State Department of Education.

To Apply:

Interested residents who meet the above qualifications, should submit a letter of interest expressing the reasons they are interested in becoming a member of the Board. Letters can be sent via email or mailed to the Board Office as follows:

Robert Wright

Business Administrator / Board Secretary

Park Ridge Board of Education

85 Pascack Road

Park Ridge, NJ 07656

Email = [email protected]

The deadline for submission is Friday, April 1, 2022 at 4:00 pm.  Candidates selected will be contacted for interview dates and times. Final interviews will be conducted at the Board’s April 18th meeting.