Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Information
District Anti-bullying Coordinator (ABC): Mrs. Jeanna Ribon
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"
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.