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Fairfield Board of Education
277 Fairfield Rd Suite 208, Fairfield, NJ 07004 

2020 Calendar Year

Communications Protocol 

Parents should address questions/concerns to the teacher.  If it is a building level/department issue or no resolution occurred by going to the teacher, the building principal or supervisor should be contacted.  If there is a district level issue or no resolution occurred by going to the building principal or supervisor,  the Superintendent may be contacted.  

Community members should address their questions to the individual principals/supervisors and then to the Superintendent, if necessary. 

Staff members must follow the chain of command within the school system and address their concerns to their immediate supervisor first. 

Board Members

Email Address:

  • Mr. Jeffrey Didyk, President   
  • Dr. Michael Sapienza, Vice President
  • Mr. Brian Egan
  • Mr. Pat Freda
  • Ms. Andrea Jandoli
  • Dr. Susan Ciccotelli, Superintendent - Non-Voting member
  • Ms. Lyanna Rios, Bd. Secretary/Business Admin - Non-Voting member

Committee Members

  Committee Chairperson Member
  Building and Grounds Brian Egan Jeffrey Didyk
  Curriculum/Technology Pat Freda Michael Sapienza
  Finance Brian Egan Andrea Jandoli
  Negotiations Pat Freda Jeffrey Didyk
  Personnel Andrea Jandoli Jeffrey Didyk
  Policy Andrea Jandoli Michael Sapienza
  Special Education Andrea Jandoli Michael Sapienza
  Liaison HSA/ Public Relations Michael Sapienza Andrea Jandoli
  Liaison: Fairfield Township Pat Freda Brian Egan
  Delegate: NJ School Board Association Brian Egan N/A
  Delegate: Essex Cty. School Board Assc./Legislative Andrea Jandoli N/A
  Delegate: Municipal Alliance Pat Freda N/A


Annual Public Meeting Notice

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act (P.L. 1975, Chapter 231) the public is hereby NOTIFIED of the following:

Meetings are typically held on the third Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise noted, beginning at approximately 7:30 PM in the Library/Media Center of Stevenson School, 15 Knoll Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004      

2019 Meeting Schedule
  January 7, 2020 Reorg. Meeting
  January 30, 2020 (Thursday) Regular  Meeting
  February 27, 2020 (Thursday) Regular  Meeting (In the Gym)

March  19, 2020 (Thursday)


Regular  Meeting/Adoption of Tentative Budget
  April  28, 2020 Virtual  Regular  Meeting/Public Hearing and Adoption of Budget
  May  26, 2020 Virtual  Regular  Meeting
  June  16, 2020 Virtual  Regular  Meeting
  June 29, 2020 Virtual Canceled Special Meeting 4:30 PM
  August  6, 2020 (Thursday) Virtual Regular  Meeting
  August  25, 2020 Virtual Regular  Meeting
  September  22, 2020 Virtual Regular  Meeting
  October  27, 2020 Regular  Meeting
  November 24, 2020 Regular  Meeting/Audit Presentation
  December  22, 2020 Regular  Meeting

Lyanna Rios
Board Secretary/Business Administrator
Dated:  Thursday, January 7, 2020

This notice supersedes all prior notices.
Questions regarding this notice can be directed to the Board of Education Office at 973-227-1340