News and Events

  • High School South Science Teacher Published in Bio Journal

    May 20, 2020-- High School South science teacher Emily Schmidt is now published.The article to which she contributed her research and expertise-- "A small molecule G6PD inhibitor reveals immune dependence on pentose phosphate pathway"-- has been published in Nature Chemical Biology (2020).
  • District Works With Integrity to Add Tele-Health Services for Employees

    March 25, 2020-- Toms River Regional Schools has taken another step to modify its practices in support of its staff and school community as COVID-19 continues to disrupt traditional models.
  • Year's Top Educators Honored

    The 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year and Educational Services Professionals of the Year were recognized during the February 19, 2020 Board of Education meeting.
  • 'Stick It to Cancer' Event at Walnut Street

    This past week, Walnut Street Elementary "Stuck It to Cancer" while sticking Principal Fastnacht to the wall! All proceeds raised will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Walnut Street's very own, Mr.
  • New Concepts, Tech Tools Introduced During PD Day

    On Monday, February 17th, educators throughout Toms River Regional Schools participated in a day of district-wide professional development. Educators began their day targeting building goals and training on equity.
  • Debut Book By East Dover Supervisor Explores Our Creative Potential

    Update (Feb. 25): JoAnn Nocera's book is now available.Jan. 28, 2020-- JoAnn Nocera excitedly opens a binder full of pictures and projects she’s accumulated over the years of her life as a mother, teacher, and, now, the supervisor of instruction at East Dover Elementary School.
  • 'Blizzard of Respect' Created at Walnut Street

    Last week, the Wildcats of Walnut Street reviewed the expectations of the school and what it means to be RESPECTFUL, RESPONSIBLE, and SAFE! The week culminated with students decorating the hallways with a "Blizzard of Respect.
  • Using VR Technology for Science Research

    Authentic Science Research students, faculty, and staff at HS North had the exciting opportunity to experience virtual reality (VR). Student Matt Boyle will be using the VR game Beat Saber to investigate pattern learning.
  • High School East Counselor Receives Excellence Award

    The following was taken from a press release issued by Ramapo College.December 6, 2019 -- The Office of Admissions at Ramapo College of New Jersey recently named the recipient of the Nancy Jaeger Award for Excellence in Counseling at the annual College Counselor Luncheon held on its Mahwah campus.
  • District Takes Part in Rally to Save Toms River

    December 10, 2019 -- Thousands of students, teachers, parents, administrators, and community members headed to Trenton for the Rally to Save Toms River.
  • HSE's School Community Supports Blood Drive

    December 5, 2019 -- High School East students and teachers were the ones wearing superhero capes today! The Interact Club worked diligently planning and gaining donors for the school's annual blood drive, which helped support the American Red Cross.
  • Food Drive Initiatives a Huge Success for Thanksgiving Holiday

    The food drive at High School East is a combined effort of the Toms River and Raider communities. The food drive helps ensure that no Raider family goes hungry, especially on Thanksgiving.
  • HSE's Elf Letters Project Gains National Attention

    Whether you're ready for it or not, the magic of the holiday season has already begun.  It's impossible to miss as you walk through stores, many of which have been decorated since before Halloween, receive pre-Black Friday ads in the mail, and notice that Santa has already taken his spot in the Ocean County Mall.
  • Happy National Education Support Professionals Day!

    Today, the district is joining the National Education Association (NEA) and schools across the country in celebrating National Education Support Professionals (ESP) Day!
  • AP Environmental Science Students Partner with BASF

    AP Environmental Science students from Toms River Regional Schools have been maintaining a pollinator habitat at the BASF Toms River site. The students developed the plan for the habitat, which included selecting plants that benefit pollinator species.
  • District Observes Veterans Day

    November 11, 2019 --  Students across the district attended the Veterans Day parade in downtown Toms River as a way to observe the holiday and celebrate the service of US military veterans.
  • District Presents Donation From 'True Blue Monday'

    For the second year in a row, district employees showed their support of local law enforcement agencies by participating in True Blue Monday on September 30th.
  • Stay Healthy This Flu Season and Year Round

    The Partnership Health Center hosted its 2019 Flu Shot Event at the RWJBarnabas Health Arena that provided consults with their clinical team and where flu shots were administered to school district employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Workshops Galore at Fall Professional Development Day

    Oct. 15, 2019-- While students were off from school, the district once again utilized the Columbus Day holiday to host professional learning experiences for its teachers, staff, and administrators.
  • Mrs. Pagano Receives Excellence in Education Award

    October 3, 2019 -- Congratulations to High School East's Mrs. Tami Pagano who received the 10th Legislative District Excellence in Education Award. Mrs.
  • Silver Bay Plants Pinwheels for Peace

    In today’s world, peace needs to become more than just a word. On September 20, Silver Bay Elementary School took part in an international art and literacy project, Pinwheels for Peace.
  • Burlington Donates $10k to Walnut Street for Classroom Supplies

    Burlington Stores, Inc., through its partnership with a national non-profit organization,, donated $10,000 to Walnut Street Elementary School in celebration of its new store opening on Hooper Avenue in Toms River.
  • PBSIS Program Going Strong at Walnut Street

    September 16, 2019 -- Last week, students at Walnut Street Elementary learned what it means to "Roar with Pride!" Members of the Walnut Street PBSIS (Positive Behavior Support in Schools) Committee took the time to teach students expectations associated with school, including the bus.
  • Save Our Schools

    Thousands of Toms River Regional Schools staff, students, and community members rallied in Trenton on March 5 to oppose state aid reductions of more than $80 million over the next six years as Governor Murphy delivered his annual budget address.
  • Year's Top Educators Honored

    The Board of Education and community celebrated this year's 38 recipients of the NJ Governor's Educator of the Year award on February 26, 2019, representing all 18 schools as well as our Early Learning Center.

Human Resources Services      

For Long Term Care Insurance information, please contact:

Edward Meglis
1-800-375-1133 x2066

Tim Kelly

The Employee Assistance Resources Program is a confidential advisory and referral program available to you and your family members without charge. It is designed to assist employees who are experiencing personal, family, or work-related problems. Call 1-800-300-0628

On May 2, 2008, the Family Leave Insurance (FLI) was signed into law effective July 1, 2009. Please note that on May 15, 2019, the State changed their procedure to file. The school system no longer needs to submit information at the time of your application. In order to obtain a claim form, please visit the NJ Department of Labor's website at Once you are directed to the site, click on the Family Leave Insurance tab. At this point you have the choice to submit your claim online or print out the application and submit it to the State. 

To submit your application online, look to the right hand column and follow the prompts.

To print out a form and submit it via fax or email, scroll down to general information and how to apply. 

 Contact Information   

Human Resources

Megan Osborn Ext. 500070

Dawn Radetich Ext. 500072 

Maureen Cummings Ext. 500071

Yamila Gordon Ext. 500073

Employee Benefits

Kathy Aimes Ext. 500110

Lyn O'Neill Ext. 500112