In order to prepare our children to be productive and responsible citizens, the Mission of the Little Egg Harbor Township School District is to develop and maintain a collaborative and nurturing learning environment fostering individual abilities and encouraging all children to achieve their highest potential. We expect all children to meet or exceed the grade level benchmarks set forth in the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards (NJCCCS).
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The Little Egg Harbor School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Melissa McCooley as Superintendent of Schools effective July 1, 2015.
Mrs. McCooley is a graduate of Pinelands Regional High School. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, and her Master's Degree from Marygrove College. Mrs. McCooley is currently enrolled as a Doctoral Candidate at Rowan University and will be conferred in August, 2016. Mrs. McCooley comes to the Little Egg Harbor School District with sixteen years’ experience in education including classroom teacher, Teaching and Learning Facilitator, Assistant Principal, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and an Adjunct Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
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|The Study Commission on Use of Student Assessments in New Jersey announced several dates the body plans to take public testimony. Information can be found at the Study Commission on Use of Assessments Announces Public Hearings.________________________________________________________________________|
|The Little Egg Harbor School District is aware of the recent spread of Enterovirus D68 in New Jersey and would like to raise awareness regarding the preventative measures that parents can take at home, and the preventative measures that the Little Egg Harbor School District will be taking inside our buildings. More information about how the Little Egg Harbor School District will be handling EV-D68 can be found in our Parent Guide, here. Any additional information regarding EV-D68 will be posted at our Medical Information page for simple access. The Ocean County Office of Health Services has also provided a fact sheet outlining how they will be handling EV-D68, and how you can help prevent its spread. ________________________________________________________________________|
|The Little Egg Harbor School District realized that the safety of your children is of the upmost importance. As such, we have prepared a short PDF detailing all of the steps that we take to ensure that our students can learn in a safe and secure environment. ________________________________________________________________________|
|The Little Egg Harbor School District has instituted new policies for Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying. Links to the policies can be found below. Please select your language of choice.
| Preschool registrations are accepted throughout the school year. To register your child, you will need your child's birth certificate, immunization record, current physical, and proof of residency in Little Egg Harbor. You can find more information on the Family Central page. The preschool registration packets are now available in both English and Spanish. The Early Childhood Main Office will be open 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday-Friday, when school is in session.
|Incorporating Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) as an additional intervention within a child’s educational plan is a fairly new concept and Nola loves her job. Nola’s purpose is to work with children who are physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabled, as well as others who can benefit from the unique qualities that interaction with an animal can provide. AAT is goal-directed - there is a specific end in mind. Nola will help motivate the achievement of a wide variety of goals and objectives within a school environment. You can visit Nola's website here.________________________________________________________________________|
A message from the
Interim Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Maryann Banks
I am honored to be serving the Little Egg Harbor Township School Community as your Interim Superintendent. My primary goals as Interim are to ensure the safety of our students and staff, and to work with the Board of Education and Administration to continue our mission to facilitate the educational, social and emotional growth of our students.
The accomplishments of our students are a tribute not only to their individual talents, but also to our actively involved parents, as well as the dedication and commitment of an outstanding faculty. It is only through working together that we can continue to provide only the very best for our students. I look forward to working with all of you in the coming months!