News & Press: Key Alert

10/8/2020 - OPM, PR Verif, Sub Survey, Committees, etc.

Thursday, October 8, 2020  
Posted by: Lisa Dekovitch

Local Finance Notice Regarding Protocols for Remote Public Meetings- LFN 2020-21 was issued September 24th and is currently in effect.  This notice details numerous requirements for noticing and conducting remote meetings.  Please consult the actual notice HERE for the specifics. 

NJDOE Broadcast- Yesterday's broadcast provides numerous updates including ADDITIONAL ESSER allocations for public schools (consult your School Aid tab in Homeroom), Extraordinary Aid, Debt Service Data collection, Non-public nursing and security aid and GASB 84.  Please see the Broadcast HERE.

Payroll Verifications- Please be advised that a Temporary Rule Modification suspended the payroll verification requirement of NJAC 6A:23A-5.7 during the COVID-19 health emergency. Therefore, the compliance verification in the  FY20 annual audit is also suspended.  This suspension carries into the current school year, however, be advised that the suspension will expire when the health emergency ends which would then reinstate the verification requirement.  Click HERE for the notice. 

Substitute Salary Survey- Our members have asked that NJASBO gather data by region on rates of pay for various types of substitute employees.  The results will be posted in the Members Only section of our website.  Please complete the short survey HERE

ASBO International National database- ASBO International has announced they are collaborating with AASA, NASSP, NAESP and Brown University on a COVID-19 School Response Data Dashboard which provides information nationally and on a state level as to how schools are reopening.  If you would like to participate you complete this baseline survey ( CLICK HERE) and then sign up to participate in quick follow-up bi-weekly surveys.  Any questions should be directed to Noelle Ellerson Ng at 

Reminder - Committees

If you would like to participate in our committees, please sign into the website (   Once in your profile, click on Groups to select any committees you would be interested in serving on for the year.  Our committees are an integral part of NJASBO and allows you to have input and stay informed.  If you have any questions, please email Lisa at

Toys for Tots- Click HERE to donate.              

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