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  • Sustainable Jersey for Schools
    The post Sustainable Jersey for Schools appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • NJEA, Thunder honor school heroes
    True heroes don’t wear capes or possess superpowers. True heroes make a difference in the lives of children. That’s why NJEA and the Trenton Thunder teamed up to honor some students and their school heroes. The winners are among several hundred students across the state who submitted essays on the topic, “My Hero Works at […] The post NJEA, Thunder honor sch […]
  • Belvidere teacher completes cross-county bike ride for cancer research
    Averaging more than 90 miles a day, Scott Phillips, a Social Studies teacher from Belvidere High School, joined two friends to cycle across the country to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer. The trio of cyclists rode through 16 states covering more than 3,700 miles in 40 days. These impressive statistics are just a small part […] The post Belvidere teac […]
  • Associate Director – Professional Development & Instructional Issues
    NJEA announces a vacancy for an Associate Director of Professional Development and Instructional Issues Summary Individuals holding this position report directly to the Director of the Professional Development and Instructional Issues Division. The purpose of this position is develop, plan and implement a variety of activities that will provide members with […]
  • NJEA Philadelphia Soul VIP of the game
    Rachel Morgan of the Cherry Hill Education Association was recognized as the NJEA Philadelphia Soul VIP of the game August 5. Rachel was nominated by her grade partner Tim Casale (pictured.) Rachel and Tim, joined by Shirley Perkins, a retired New Jersey Teacher enjoyed a VIP game experience which included food, a meet and greet […] The post NJEA Philadelphi […]
  • NJEA UniServ Part-time Consultant – Region 17
    The post NJEA UniServ Part-time Consultant – Region 17 appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • New NJEA ad campaign highlights immigrant educator
    Statue of Liberty inspires her ESL students NJEA member Julia Crompton is a middle-school ESL teacher in Parsippany-Troy Hills. An immigrant herself, she came to teaching as a second career to give her students the opportunities she was given as a child.  Julia’s story is powerful, but it is not unique.  Across New Jersey, committed […] The post New NJEA ad […]
  • NJEA statement on horror in Charlottesville
    NJEA members have watched with horror this weekend as neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hatemongers have taken their twisted message of hatred to the streets of Charlottesville, inciting violence and attempting to instill fear in good people. Displaying symbols and espousing rhetoric reminiscent of Nazi Germany as well as the worst of America’s racist […]
  • NJEA Receives Ruling in Post-Retirement Medical Benefits Lawsuit
    In early August, NJEA’s legal challenge regarding health insurance premium sharing for certain retirees, Pepe v. State, was dismissed at the Superior Court level by Judge Mary C. Jacobson – an adverse ruling for NJEA. NJEA’s attorneys are carefully reviewing the decision and will be appealing this decision. Pepe involved a challenge to the State’s practice [ […]
  • NJEA PAC endorses 97 candidates for Legislature
    The 125-member political action committee of the 200,000 member New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) today voted to endorse 97 candidates for election to the New Jersey Legislature this November. “As we finally exit the Christie era and work to rebuild our state, it is imperative that we elect pro-public education and pro-public employee candidates,” said […]