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JIF’s Surplus Announcement -May 4, 2020 

The SPELL JIF is proud to announce that its affiliated JIFs consisting of ACCASBO, BCIP and GCSSD are collectively returning $1,675,000 to their 84 member school districts in central and southern New Jersey this summer. This is in addition to the $25,085,208 already distributed as surplus over more than thirty years. The member owner school districts are proud of their record of saving money on insurance for decades and especially proud during these challenging times to once again provide real financial relief. Contact Deputy Executive Director Craig Wilkie for more information.


GCSSD 2019 State of the JIF Dinner

For the 22nd year in a row, the Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem School Districts Joint Insurance Fund (GCSSD JIF) celebrated Member School District successes at their Annual State of the Joint Insurance Fund Dinner. In all, 15 member school districts were recognized and received awards totaling $66,500.

• Joe Nichols, Facilities Manager of Elk Township School District received the Safety Star of the Year for reaching above and beyond the call of duty. He has direct involvement in the security initiative at the school which includes placing cameras in the building and simplifying lock down procedures in times of crisis. He personally constructed special covers for classroom door windows to better protect students during a lock down. His constant focus is the safety of the children and staff and he has spearheaded many initiatives toward that goal.

• Upper Deerfield Township School District was recognized as Safety District of the Year for their ongoing contribution to safety efforts, earning an additional $2,500 reward.

GCSSD 2019 SOJ Dinner Presentation


 

BCIP Celebrates 35 Years at the 2019 State of the JIF Dinner

For the 23rd year in a row, the Burlington County Insurance Pool Joint Insurance Fund (BCIP JIF) celebrated Member School District successes at their Annual State of the Joint Insurance Fund Dinner.  In all, 35 member school districts were recognized and received awards totaling $128,000.

•  Medford Lakes School District, Northern Burlington County Regional School District, and Riverside Township Board of Education were recognized as Safety Districts of the Year for their ongoing contribution to safety efforts, each earning an additional $2,500 reward.

•  Michael I. Lanzoni from the Custodial/Maintenance Department of Mercer County Special Services School District won the Safety Star of the Year Award for his commitment to providing a safe learning environment, and for going above and beyond to ensure the entire District is safe.

BCIP 2019 SOJ Dinner Presentation


 

ACCASBO 2019 State of the JIF Dinner

For the 22nd year in a row, the Atlantic & Cape May Counties Association of School Business Officials Joint Insurance Fund (ACCASBO JIF) celebrated member school district successes at their Annual State of the Joint Insurance Fund Dinner. In all, nineteen (19) member school districts were recognized and received awards totaling $74,250.

•  Michael Corrado, School Resource and Attendance Officer of Hamilton Township School District received the Safety Star of the Year for his ongoing contribution to safety efforts, including placing himself between a door and an out of control adult who was verbally abusing the staff.

•  Egg Harbor City School District and Egg Harbor Township School District were each recognized as Safety District of the Year for reaching above and beyond the call of duty, earning an additional $2,500 reward.

ACCASBO 2019 SOJ Dinner Presentation


 

2019 NJSBA Workshop

A big thanks to all of our ACCASBO, BCIP and GCSSD JIF Members for stopping by the SPELL JIF booth at October’s annual School Boards Convention!

SPELL JIF NJSCA Convention Trade Show Booth

SPELL JIF NJSBA Conference Booth

Mercury in Gym Floors

Gym Floors: The Mercury Problem

Concerns about mercury contamination from rubber gym flooring grew in the last year for many NJ school districts.  The SPELL JIF welcomed Josh Cupriks, CIH, of the WCD Group to review potential hazards.  View the video on Mercury in Gym Floors Here  from the May 15, 2019 ACCASBO JIF meeting.


 

IT/Cyber Risk Management Symposium 2019

Agenda and Handouts:

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GCSSD 2018 State of the JIF Dinner


For the 19th year in a row, the Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem School Districts Joint Insurance Fund (GCSSD JIF) celebrated Member School District successes at their Annual State of the Joint Insurance Fund Dinner. The dinner rewards and recognize the extraordinary efforts of Member Districts for their commitment to provide a safe and healthy environment for students, staff and community.  In all, 17 member school districts were recognized and received awards totaling $47,000. 

View the Full GCSSD State of JIF Dinner Presentation Here


 

BCIP 2018 State of the JIF Dinner

For the 22nd year in a row, the Burlington County Insurance Pool Joint Insurance Fund  celebrated Member School District successes at their Annual State of the Joint Insurance Fund Dinner.  In all, thirty-four member school districts were recognized and received awards totaling $102,000.  

Not pictured is Safety Hero Award Recipient, Eddie Grinnan, 5th Grade Student at Riverside Township Board of Education.  He performed the Heimlich maneuver on a fellow student choking in the school cafeteria.  When asked about this incident, Eddie described seeing a poster in the cafeteria that illustrated how to help a choking person.  We applaud his quick thinking actions.

View the Full BCIP State of JIF Dinner Presentation Here


 


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