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  • Jillian Smith Wasilewski – Millstone Middle school
    Thunder Spirit 106 School Spirit Award Winner – March 2017 Why does this person deserve the School Spirit Award? Mrs. Wasilewski is one of the 7th grade science teacher at the Middle school. This is her first year teaching at Millstone. She has started a program where the students are raising Diamond Back terrapins to later […] The post Jillian Smith Wasilew […]
  • Eileen Bocchino – North Dover Elementary
    B 98.5 Educational Support Professional School Spirit Award – March 2017 Why does this person deserve the NJEA School Spirit Award? Eileen is my not only my mother, but a true hero for her school and district. Besides having raised two kids of her own (one of which is now a teacher myself), she works […] The post Eileen Bocchino – North Dover Elementary appe […]
  • Support Affordable Health Care for Students
    Save affordable health care, take action today Congress could vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Friday, April 28. As part of their continued effort to save affordable health care in NJ, Citizen Action is leading two simultaneous rallies outside the offices of Congressmen Frelinghuysen and MacArthur tomorrow. Attend a Rally Show your support […] The p […]
  • New Jersey Recycling Poetry Contest
    This April marks the 30th anniversary of New Jersey’s Statewide Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act, which established a recycling mandate and made New Jersey a national recycling leader. New Jersey was the first state in the country to implement such a law and we are still one of the top recyclers in the country. […] The post New Jersey Recycling […]
  • Request for an NJEA Member Benefits Fair
    For questions   The post Request for an NJEA Member Benefits Fair appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • New leadership elected for NJEA
    Blistan, Spiller and Beatty prepare to take the reins NJEA members have elected three educators from among their ranks to serve as statewide officers for two-year terms beginning this September. Marie Blistan, a special education resource center teacher from Washington Township in Gloucester County, was elected president of the 200,000-member NJEA. Blistan c […]
  • 2017 NJEA Election Results
    NJEA members have elected state and county representatives to the NJEA Executive Committee, NJEA Delegate Assembly (and Alternates), and NEA Representative Assembly in some counties and units, as well as some county association offices. Below are complete election results. Here are results for uncontested offices. State NJEA President NJEA Secretary-Treasure […]
  • Building One New Jersey 2017 Policy Forum
    School Integration and Funding Equity – Two Sides of the Same Coin Building One New Jersey will host a conversation on segregation and school funding with Professor Myron Orfield, law professor, author, civil-rights attorney, and director of the Institute for Metropolitan Opportunity. The event will take place on Tuesday, May 16 (The Eve of the […] The post […]
  • Stand up for students, speak up at State Board meeting, May 3
    Stand up for students. Speak up for public education. On May 3, the State Board of Education will have open topic testimony. This is your chance to testify on any topic of concern about public education, charter schools, regulations, professional development, evaluations, PARCC, SGOs and SGPs. It’s critical that board members hear from NJEA members […] The p […]
  • NJEA calls for immediate relief for ‘super-growth’ districts, full funding for all public schools
    Enough politics, it’s time for solutions NJEA’s elected officers, President Wendell Steinhauer, Vice President Marie Blistan and Secretary-Treasurer Sean M. Spiller, called on the Legislature today to fully fund the state’s public schools according to the School Funding Reform Act of 2008 (SFRA) and to provide immediate relief for underfunded districts for t […]