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The 2020 Census

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Your response directly helps your local communities’ schools, roads, and other public services.

The questionnaire will take about 10 minutes to complete.

It's safe, secure, and confidential. Your information and privacy are protected.

The Census also helps determine your political representation at all levels of government, especially the number of seats each state has in Congress.

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A special thank you from Superintendent Dr. Laurie Newell and the ERESC Board of Directors to all of the following:

Thank you to Students and Families.
Thank you to Principals, Vice Principals, and Supervisors.
Thank you to Teachers, Nurses, Faculty, and Staff.
Thank you to Custodial Staff.
Thank you to the Leadership Team, and all Central Office Employees.
And, thank you to everyone else for your assistance and support.

District Closure Announcement

Governor Murphy announced on May 4, 2020, that schools will remain closed for the remainder of this school year. Therefore the Essex Regional Educational Services Commission will continue virtual learning for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

Essential Staff required to report will be notified accordingly. 

All Board of Directors Meetings will be held via Conference Call until further notice.

Call-In Number: (503) 300-6847

Access Code: 611835

And the Difference Maker Award goes to    Ayyub Cherry 

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About The ERESC

Essex Regional Educational Services Commission (ERESC) was established in 1979 to provide mandated educational programs and administrative services in a cost effective and efficient manner.  ERESC is a public, non-profit agency that derives its authority pursuant to 18A:6-51 et. seq. ERESC is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of a representative elected by the Board of Education from ten (10) of its constituent member school districts.  The Board of Directors meets monthly to oversee the administration of services. 

ERESC operates three special education and alternative schools:  Essex Junior Academy, Essex Campus Academy and Essex High School.  In addition, the ERESC operates an educational program at the Essex County youth detention center.  Sojourn High School and serves students through grades 7th and 12th.

Originally, the purpose of the ERESC was established to provide state mandated nonpublic school services which now includes Chapters 192/193, Chapter 226 Nonpublic Nursing, Child Study Team Services and IDEA-B.  The ERESC expanded services for the school districts to include Coordinated Transportation, Paraprofessional Services, Public School Home Instruction, Public School Child Study Team Services, Migrant Education, Homeless Education, Cooperative Purchasing, Extended Day/Year, Summer School/Credit Recovery, Related Services such as Occupational and Physical Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Functional Behavior Analysis (FBA), Adult Education Test for State Issued High School Diploma (GED) and Technology.

Essex Regional Educational Services Commission is committed to assisting school districts in providing quality services which will meet the needs of their students. To this end, new programs and services are continually developed in response to district requests.

ERESC's Mission Statement

To provide superior educational and community-based services to meet the unique needs of all students in a cost effective manner.

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