HIB

Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Information

 District Anti-bullying Coordinator (ABC): Mrs. Jeanna Ribon
jcorrigan@howell.k12.nj.us

Anti-bullying Specialist (ABS): The School Counselor in each school is the ABS

 At Howell Township Public School District, we promote a positive school climate that focuses on enhancing strong student and staff relationships and a common vision of respect and tolerance!! Throughout the year, our district participates in activities that focus on team building, celebrating differences, respect for all people, and school climate initiatives that make the school a warm, welcoming, and safe place.

 

How can I help identify if my child is being bullied or bullying others?

 

The state of New Jersey defines bullying as, "any gesture, any written, verbal, or physical act, or any electronic communication whether it be a single incident or series of incidents that is reasonably perceived as being motivated by an actual or perceived distinguishing characteristic"

Conflict versus Bullying Behavior Comparison Chart

 

The Howell Township Board  Education has adopted a Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Policy in  accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:37-15(b)6.

Policy 5512 Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

 

Incidents of bullying are taken very seriously and dealt with according to the law and district policy.
Click Here for Information on the NJ HIB Law: HIB Law
 
Website of Resources:

Stomp Out Bullying