HIB Resources


Definition from NJSA: 18A:37-14:

"Harassment, intimidation or bullying" means any gesture, any written, verbal or physical act, or any electronic communication*, whether it be a single incident or a series of incidents, that is reasonably perceived as being motivated either by any actual or perceived characteristic, such as race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or a mental, physical or sensory disability, or by any other distinguishing characteristic, that takes place on school property, at any school-sponsored function, on a school bus, or off school grounds as provided for in section 16 of P.L.2010, c.122 (C.18A:37-15.3), that substantially disrupts or interferes with the orderly operation of the school or the rights of other students and that:

  1. a reasonable person should know, under the circumstances, will have the effect of physically or emotionally harming a student or damaging the student's property, or placing a student in reasonable fear of physical or emotional harm to his person or damage to his property;
  2. has the effect of insulting or demeaning any student or group of students; or
  3. creates a hostile educational environment for the student by interfering with a student's education or by severely or pervasively causing physical or emotional harm to the student.

L.2002, c.83, s.2; amended 2007, c.129, s.1; 2010, c.122, s.11.

*"Electronic Communication" as used in this act:

"Electronic communication" means a communication transmitted by means of an electronic device, including, but not limited to, a telephone, cellular phone, computer, or pager;


To report a Potential HIB incident

  1. Make an initial verbal report to the Principal and / or a School Anti Bullying Specialist
  2. Complete the initial incident report using the form in the Resource Section below


This form should be used by parents/guardians, students or staff to report allegations of HIB.

Digital HIB 338 Form  for Reporting Potential HIB Incidents 

Guidance for Parents on the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act




School Climate State Coordinator

Contact at[email protected]

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Ms. Nancy Alkin
LIncoln School
712 Lincoln Avenue
Ridgefield Park. NJ 07660
201) 440-7044


School Safety Teams /  School Anti Bullying Specialists:

Grant School Anti Bullying Specialist: Ms. Julianne Mastroianni ([email protected])

Lincoln School Anti Bullying Specialist: Ms. Nancy Alkin ([email protected])

Roosevelt Anti Bullying Specialist: Mr. James Kenny ([email protected])

RPJSHS Anti bullying Specialist: Ms. Lisa Powell ([email protected])


2022-2023 Anti Bullying Report Self-Assessment

2021-2022 Anti Bullying Report Self-Assessment

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