Board of Education

Edison Board of Education Candidate Statement: Ralph Errico

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1. Why are you running for the Board of Education?

I'm running for the BOE to help improve the educational system for all students.  I would like to see students challenged and given the opportunity to grow educationally throughout their 13 years in the Edison School system.

2. What do you hope to accomplish?

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I would like to work with my fellow BOE members and Administration to better course selection at ALL levels to prepare students for the ever challenging careers they chose.  I would like students challenged at all levels and given the opportunity to advance into courses and career paths of their choosing.

3. About Ralph Errico

I'm married 28 years to a product of the Edison School system, Donna Mellage.  My three children graduated from the Edison School system.  I'm currently serving on the Edison Township Finance Committee and Zoning Board.  I'm a former BOE Member and Vice-Chair of the Edison ADA Commission.  I'm currently an Elementary School Principal in a neighboring School District.  I have volunteered my time for the last 26 years to Babe Ruth Baseball and Softball as State Commissioner and Asst. Regional Commissioner for the Middle Atlantic Region.  I have served on various boards with Edison Boys Baseball, Edison Angels Softball, and Edison Youth Basketball programs.

4. Summary

It would be an honor to work with the rest of the BOE and Administration to continue to better the educational opportunities for ALL our students in this ever difficult career environment.  Students need to have the tools to go out and be above other candidates to achieve their goals of being successful.  I'm willing and prepared to help them achieve their goals and aspirations.

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