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Email: gscschools@gmail.com
Phone: 609-394-2828 (office)
             732-618-5755 (cell)

Mailing Address:
Garden State Coalition of Schools
Elisabeth Ginsburg, Executive Director
160 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08608


GSCS Organization 2011-2012 - Calendar, Dues, Trustees and Officers

2011-2012 GSCS Meeting Schedule

GSCS-a member-driven, grass-roots organization-is directed by its 24 Trustee Districts. This Trustee Board helps the organization decide policy and direction. All member districts, not just Trustees, are encouraged to send representatives to the Trustee Board meetings, for member input and feedback contribute greatly to helping GSCS present our common denominator concerns to Trenton

GSCS meetings, whether the General Membership meetings or the monthly Board of Trustees meetings, are a valuable source of information and interaction for GSCS leadership and members. They provide a chance to network and gather critical information concerning state actions and political news.

Unless shown otherwise, all Trustee Board meetings are at the East Brunswick Board of Education Building, 760 Route 18, in the Board of Education Conference Room at 3:30 p.m. (If there are any exceptions to the meeting times and locations, they are separately noted.)

Trustee Board Meeting, September 21, 2011


Trustee Board Meeting, October 26, 2011


GSCS Statewide Education Forum

November 2, 2011, 9:00 a.m., Douglas Campus Center -

New Brunswick, Co-sponsored by the NJ School Development Council (Watch for more information soon!)


Trustee Meeting, December 7, 2011


Trustee Meeting, February 1, 2012


Trustee Meeting, March 7, 2012


Trustee Meeting, March 28, 2012


Trustee Meeting, April 25, 2012


GSCS 21st Annual Meeting

May 23, 2012, 9:00 a.m., Forsgate Country Club


(Trustee Meeting is not held in the month of June)


Directions to East Brunswick BOE Building

Directions to the
East Brunswick Board of Education Building
(Jon R. Kopko Administration Building) 760 Route 18

East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816


The Jon R. Kopko Administration Building is on Route 18 northbound, across from the Brunswick Square Mall.Those traveling northbound should turn right at the traffic light across from the mall.Those traveling southbound away from the NJ Turnpike should turn right after Race Track Road into the parking lot of the mall. Follow the signs to come up to the traffic light and cross over Route 18 to enter the parking area by the Denny's Restaurant.

The administration building is at the back of this area on the other side of the gym / exercise club.


Garden State Coalition of Schools

Nominating Committee Recommendation May 2011


Note: This Committee Report was approved by the membership at the GSCS Annual Meeting, 5-18-11


The Nominating Committee of the Garden State Coalition of Schools hereby recommends approval of the following slate of officers and Trustee Districts

for the 2011 - 2012 school year:


President                    Dr. David Abbott

                                    Superintendent, Marlboro


President Elect           Ms. Judy Wilson

                                    Superintendent, Princeton


Vice President            Ms. Betsy Ginsburg

                                    Board Representative, Glen Ridge


Vice President            Ms. Meredith Shaw

                                    Board Representative, East Brunswick


Treasurer                   Dr. James Crisfield

                                    Superintendent, Millburn


Past President            Dr. Daniel Fishbein

                                    Superintendent, Ridgewood


(Year listed below is the Expiring Year of Trustee District)


2012                               2013                            2014

Livingston                              The Chathams                        Cherry Hill

Madison                                Cranford                                Glen Ridge

Paramus                                 East Brunswick                      Brick Twsp

Ridgewood                             Haddonfield                           Marlboro

Rumson                                  Leonia                                   Millburn

Scotch Plains/Fanwood          No. Valley/Demarest              Metuchen

Summit                                   Verona                                  Moorestown

Tenafly                                    Readington                            Princeton


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