Board of Trustees

School Governance and Administration The GCCS is governed by a Board of Trustees that is comprised of 11 members. All board member terms are for 1 year with the exception of the Treasurer, a 3 year term. All board members are required to complete the formal New Jersey School Board’s Association training to satisfy the mandate of the School Ethics Act (18A:12-33). There are no restrictions on the number of terms members may serve. The board meets once a month. All meetings are at the school and commence at 6:30 PM. The meetings are held in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act.

The GCCS administrative staff includes a Acting Director and School Business Administrator. Jessica Fisher, Acting Director is responsible for management, supervision and evaluation of professional and non-professional employees, educational program monitoring, research and development, and overseeing school operations. Ida Elizabeth Edwards, Interim School Business Administrator is responsible for fiscal operations.


  • Patrice Leatherberry, President
  • Stephanie Robinson, Vice President
  • Ida Elizabeth Edwards, Interim Business Administrator
  • Lillian Cross
  • Nancy Mills
  • Kevin Inman
  • Andrew Lopez
  • Mandel Pettiford

Ex Officio Members

  • Jessica Fisher – School Acting Director
  • Gail Marie Elliott – Supervisor of Pupil Services
  • Thomas Ludwig – Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction
  • William Donio – Solicitor
  • Amy Houck – Solicitor
  • Stephanie Wilson - Teacher Representative
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Galloway Community Charter School
112 South New York Road
Galloway, NJ 08205

Important Dates and Events

June 2015

1-5 - Early Dismissal Days @ 1:15
3 - Fun Day for grades K-4
4 - Fun Day for grades 5-8
4 - Academic Excellence Celebration 5-7 pm
5 - 8th Grade Graduation
Last Day of School


Registration for the 2014-2015 school year is currently closed. We are not accepting any new registrations at this time.

Success Stories

Read about alumni, including Abigail Lopez and Anthony Johnson, who learned the values and treasured the knowledge here at GCCS, and went on to accomplish their personal bests.