• Becoming a Member

    Becoming a Member of the Oceanport School District Board of Education
    If you are interested in running for a seat on the Oceanport Board of Education, nominating petitions are available online at:https://www.njsba.org/about/membership/membership-school-board-members/school-board-candidacy/

    Contact the Board Office at 732-542-0683 x2124 if you have any question.

    To become a member of the Oceanport School District Board of Education, you must:

    • Be able to read and write
    • Hold U.S. citizenship and one year’s residency in the school district (Oceanport or Sea Bright)
    • Be registered to vote in the district (Oceanport or Sea Bright) before filing the nominating petition
    • Have no interest in any contract with, or claim against, the board
    • Not hold office as mayor or member of the municipal governing body (Oceanport or Sea Bright)
    • Not simultaneously hold two elective offices
    • 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.)
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