Board of Education

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    Board of Education Members:

    Kathy Mimler
    President 2022-2024

    Brianne Seelman 
    Vice President 2023 - 2025

    Alicia Gray  2024 - 2026

    Sarah Ferrari  2022-2024

    Theresa Gellura  2024 - 2026

  • Agenda: Current BOE Meeting    

    Regorganization Meeting Jan. 3, 2024

    Meeting Minutes: View Minutes

    Meetings: Motion made to designate regular Board of Education Meetings be held the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise stated for 2024. Meetings are held at the Estell Manor Elementary School Library at 128 Cape May Avenue, Estell Manor, NJ 08319. Action will be taken.

    The 2024 Estell Manor BOE Meeting dates are as follows:

    January 25, 2024
    February 22, 2024
    March 14, 2024
    April 25, 2024 (Public Budget Hearing) 
    May 23, 2024 
    June 27, 2024 
    July 25, 2024
    August 22, 2024 
    September 26, 2024
    October 24, 2024
    November 21, 2024
    December 18, 2024 (Wednesday)
    January 9, 2025 (Reorganization) 


    The Estell Manor Board of Education will hold the following meetings with the purpose of Strategic Planning with no action to be taken:

    Estell Manor Media Center
    128 Cape May Ave, Estell Manor, NJ 08319

    January 17, 2024 @ 5:00 pm
    March 13, 2024 @ 5:00 pm
    May 15, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

Estell Manor School District Board Goals:

  • District Goals 2023-2024

    The Estell Manor School District is committed to:

    1. To become familiar with Students, Staff, Parents, Guardians, and Community Members and foster positive relationships with each so as to build trust, respect, loyalty, and a positive school culture and climate.

     

    1. To pilot a new K-8 Language Arts Series and purchase a program that enables our students to succeed and learn the essential skills needed to effectively navigate through Diagnostic Benchmark Assessments, State Standardized Assessments, and Local Formal and Informal Assessments.

     

    1. To build a music program that the school district and community can be proud of by garnering interest in music, having the students play various types of instruments, incorporate a choir for students that love to sing, and put on a Spring Concert for the school community.

     

    1. To work with the Administrative Team, the Board of Education, and the New Jersey School Boards Association to implement a new 5 Year Strategic Plan that the school district and all stakeholders can be proud of.

     

    1. To enhance communication with all stakeholders via social media and various other communicable outlets such as a Friday Folder, Electronic Sign, and Robo Call so as to inform everyone in the district of the important events going on as well as showcasing all the great things our students and staff are doing.

     

    Board Goals 2022-2023:

    The Board of Education is committed to:

    • Successfully hiring an effective leader in the role of District Superintendent to start the 2023-2024 school year.

     

    • Monitoring the implementation of our new preschool program, curriculum changes, data collection tools and targeted assistance efforts, reviewing available documentation to determine their success or needs for adjustment.

     

    • Assessing and enhancing the overall security of the district to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment for our students, educators and staff.

     

    • Developing a 5-year strategic plan, in partnership with administration, to address long-range needs in the area of Community Partnership, Facility, Finance, School Environment and Climate, and Student Achievement.