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Phone: 609-394-2828 (office)
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Garden State Coalition of Schools
Elisabeth Ginsburg, Executive Director
160 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08608


5-26-15 GSCS 24th Annual Meeting Tomorrow at the Forsgate

Garden State Coalition of Schools/GSCS 24th Annual Meeting 2015                  

The Forsgate Country Club, Monroe Township, Wednesday, May 27, 2015     


Welcome Remarks & Call Meeting to Order                                             GSCS President, Chuck Sampson

 Special Guest:  New Jersey Commissioner of Education, David Hespe

Presentation and Q&A


GSCS Business

Treasurer's Report                                                                                            GSCS Treasurer, Jorden Schiff

Nominating Committee Report                                                                 GSCS Vice President, Kathy Judge

Program Remarks                                                                        GSCS Executive Director, Lynne Strickland


Legislators Talk:  Budget and Education Related Issues Fiscal Year 2015

   Assemblyman Gary Schaer, D - District 36                                                                  

Deputy Speaker, Chair Assembly Budget Committee, Co-Chair Joint Budget Oversight Committee, Higher Education and Appropriations Committees

Assemblyman Declan O’ Scanlon, R – District 13

Republican Budget Officer, Assembly Budget Committees & Joint Budget Oversight Committees



Correspondents’ Conversation….Trenton  ‘Perspectives & Perceptions’

Michael Aron, Chief Political Correspondent NJTV  

John Mooney, Education Writer and Founder NJ Spotlight


  • GSCS appreciates the support of all its volunteer members— parents, board of education members & school administrators—who through their membership and informed actions, do make a difference.
  • Special thanks to the GSCS Board of Trustees, Officers, and President Chuck Sampson, who volunteer their time and leadership to GSCS. Grateful recognition to Michele Lenhard for her faithful and constructive  years of service on the GSCS Board of Trustees as well as Vice-President on the GSCS Executive Board.
  • Thanks to Christie Nuttall, valued GSCS Assistant & GSCS EmailNet Producer.
  • Additionally, thank you to New Jersey’s education associations for their support of GSCS as well as appreciation to Dale Florio, Princeton Public Affairs Group, for his on-going support to GSCS over the years.

Garden State Coalition of Schools
160 W. State Street, Trenton New Jersey 08608