Mission Statement

It is the mission of the New Jersey Alliance for Social-Emotional and Character Development (NJASECD) to develop life-long learners who are responsible citizens prepared to enter the global society. The Alliance assists educators and all other stakeholders in their efforts to foster ethical, responsible and caring people as they model and teach the social-emotional skills and core ethical values that lead to good character.

NJASECD is a network dedicated to educating its members regarding pertinent research, fostering best practices, facilitating the exchange of resources and ideas, and advocating for the importance of a collaborative and caring organizational climate, and a healthy school culture.

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NJASECD Board & Leadership Structure
2020-2021

Dr. Bill Trusheim

Dr. William Trusheim

President

board-members-laurie-coletti

Laurie Coletti

Vice President

Ted Frynkewicz

Ted Frynkewicz

Treasurer

Mary Reinhold

Mary Reinhold

Secretary

Phil Brown

Dr. Phil Brown

Past President

Patricia Carr

Pat Carr

Pete Clark

Pete Clark

Cindy Dacey

Cindy Dacey

Eileen Dachnowicz

Eileen Dachnowicz

Mona Noyes

Mona Noyes

Jim Sarto

James Sarto

Cindy Westhead

Cindy Westhead

In accordance with the Board structure provisions adopted by the NJASECD Board in November 2011, Members-At-Large represent the general membership.

In accordance with the Board Structure provisions adopted by the NJASECD Board in August 2011, chairs and co-chairs of the following standing committees are appointed by the president and will also serve as Board Members:

 

Annual Conference Committee

            Leigh Cline – Send Email

            Carol Lawrence – Send Email


Schools of Character Committee

            Mary Reinhold – Send Email

            Laurie Coletti – Send Email


Communications Committee

            Leigh Cline – Send Email

            Jim Sarto – Send Email


Advocacy Committee

            Mona Noyes – Send Email


Membership Committee

            Peter Clark – Send Email

2020 Board of Trustee Meetings

Meetings of NJASECD are open to anyone interested in promoting Character Education,
Social-Emotional Learning, positive school culture and climate in New Jersey’s schools.
While the meetings are open to all, only members of the organization are able to vote on
decisions by the Board of Trustees. All meetings are held at:
NJPSA, 12 Centre Drive,
Monroe Township, NJ

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