On January 6, 2011, Governor Christie signed the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights. It is a bill that represents changes to the previously enacted anti-bullying legislation in 2002.
In response to this new bill, the District has been aggressively preparing for the changes within the new law. Therefore, beginning in September, every District staff employee, and contracted service employee will have received training in regard to the revisions made within this law. The District will also offer trainings for parents throughout the year. Within each building, staff will work with students in a developmentally appropriate way to teach them about the roles of the target, bystander, and bully as well as appropriate standards and expectations of behavior. Character education and positive behavior support programs will continue to be implemented throughout the District.
In compliance with the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights, it is important for the community to be aware of some critical contact people. Each building will have an Anti-Bullying Specialist. All of their names and contact information will appear on the individual school web-pages and in the listing below as they are selected.
District Anti-Bullying Coordinator:
Dr. Shawnequa Carvalho
(856) 848-4300 ext. 3214
High School: April Sanford:
(856) 848-6110 ext.2232
Middle School: Nancy Beck:
(856) 848-1200 ext. 3203
Greenfields Elementary: Kelly Hansbury:
(856) 845-7929 ext. 6218
Oakview Elementary: Toni Durham:
(856) 845-1856 ext. 4205
RedBank Elementary: Toni Durham:
(856) 845-2727 ext. 5219
New Jersey Department of Education
School Self-Assessment for Determining Grades
under the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights
District and School Grade Report
West Deptford BOE
Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act
Online School Self Assessment Results for Determining Grades
For questions or comments on these results please contact Kevin Kitchenman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Anti-Bullying Training at West Deptford
In response to recent anti-bullying legislation, new training for faculty and staff at West Deptford Schools is being implemented.
The District will also hold training sessions for the parents of our students this year. As dates are chosen for these trainings, they will be posted on the district's anti-bullying information page and highlighted here.