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  • NJEA UniServ Part-time Consultant – Region 23/25 (Bergen County)
    The post NJEA UniServ Part-time Consultant – Region 23/25 (Bergen County) appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • Student debt workshop for NJEA members
    Did you know that there are over 42 million borrowers nationally with student loan debt? Collectively, they owe $1.3 trillion dollars, and the average debt for educators with a graduate degree is $50,000. According to New Jersey Policy Perspective, New Jersey’s student loan debt for college graduates is higher than the national average. In addition, […] The […]
  • NJEA Communications Consultant
    NJEA announces a vacancy for a Communications Consultant. DUTIES: Under the direction and supervision of the NJEA Communications Director (or designee), Communications consultants shall assist NJEA Communications staff members as assigned in varied activities that may include the following: Working closely with NJEA staff members from other divisions to prov […]
  • Senate approves State Board, DOE nominations
    On June 19, the full Senate voted to approve the nomination of Kathy Goldenberg to the State Board of Education. Her approval knocks Vice President Joe Fisicaro off the board, as both are from Burlington County. There was no vote taken on the nominee who would replace board president Mark Biedron, Mary Elizabeth Gazi. Both […] The post Senate approves State […]
  • Sweeney’s shell game is no solution
    School funding proposal punishes kids for his political failures On June 14, news emerged of a “deal” on school funding that merges the best of Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto’s plan — $100 million in additional aid, plus $25 million for preschool expansion – with the worst of Senate President Steve Sweeney’s plan – snatching $46 […] The post Sweeney’s shell […]
  • Technology and Learning Conference
    Register today for the South Brunswick Technology and Learning Conference to be held on June 27 at South Brunswick High School. Sessions include a variety of different content & formats to help educators of all levels learn instructional tools, strategies & resources to spark student curiosity & passion, as well as empower students to self-direct […]
  • NJEA UniServ Part-time Consultant – Region 17
    The post NJEA UniServ Part-time Consultant – Region 17 appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • NJEA UniServ Part-time Consultant – Region 3/4
    The post NJEA UniServ Part-time Consultant – Region 3/4 appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • NJEA supports bill to waive evaluations for educators who mentor student-teachers
    NJEA supports A-336, a bill that would waive the annual teacher evaluation requirement for some teachers who supervise student teachers. To be eligible, teachers must have received either highly effective summative evaluation ratings in the past two years, or effective/highly effective in the past three years, and be supervising a student teacher. A-336 is s […]
  • East Orange educator, NJEA apprentice selected as 2018 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow
    The NEA Foundation named Ikechukwu Onyema, a chemistry educator at East Orange Campus High School in East Orange, N.J., as one of the 48 public school educators to become a member of this year’s class of Global Learning Fellows. Onyema will spend a year building global competency skills (the capacity to understand and act on […] The post East Orange educator […]