To the Editor:
The residents and students of Berkeley Heights have been fortunate to have Doug Reinstein and Christine Reilly working for them. Doug, having served on the Board of Education for the past 10 years, has worked to bring accountability, transparency and improved performance to our District. He has worked to establish a two-way dialogue with the community thru his bi-monthly Education Update emails. Most recently, he and Christine have spearheaded a campaign to move our school district from Good to Great! Christine joined the Board this year and brings a wealth of experience in corporate governance, operations and finance. Together with the current BOE, they are developing a plan to move Berkeley Heights into the top quartile of schools in our peer group – and to accomplish this within the boundaries of our annual budgets. Given the global pressures on education, we need to make every effort to arm our students with the best education that we can and to also protect our home values. I believe that Doug and Christine have the right skills to help move our district from Good to Great! Please join me in voting for Reinstein and Reilly for Board of Education on Tuesday November 3rd.