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  • Are your students college-ready?
    NJEA and Rutgers Athletics have partnered to encourage elementary students to think about college early. Tell us how your school is getting students to become college-ready! Do you have career days that emphasize education/ perhaps your staff displays their diplomas and college banners. Share your creative ways to help students plan for the future. One […] T […]
  • Collingswood parents give teachers red-carpet treatment
    Teachers from Collingswood and Oaklyn arrived at Collingswood Middle School on Sept. 5 for their first day of school. They expected the annual first-day routine that teachers across New Jersey know well: a packed agenda of meetings and professional development sessions. What they weren’t prepared for was to be greeted by an enthusiastic crowd of families who […]
  • Encourage student reading (and fun!)
    NJEA and iPlay America have partnered to encourage students to read  for enjoyment. Students who read five books between Oct. 1, 2017 and Jan. 6, 2018 can earn a free iRide Plus pass valid Jan. 20 – Feb. 28, 2018. iPlay, located on Route 9 at 110 Schanck Road in Freehold, New Jersey, is an […] The post Encourage student reading (and fun!) appeared first on N […]
  • Back to School Discounts from Renault Winery
    Dine at Renault Winery’s Joseph’s Restaurant in Atlantic County and receive 20% off of your check by showing your NJEA card or school employment identification during the whole month of September! Also enjoy discounts on our other services: Hotel – 20% off rack rates 7 days a week! Vineyard Golf – $20 off daily rate before 4 […] The post Back to School Disco […]
  • Meet New Jersey’s 2017-2018 County Teachers of the Year
    The post Meet New Jersey’s 2017-2018 County Teachers of the Year appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • Members 4 Murphy
    Ambassador Phil Murphy is NJEA’s endorsed candidate for governor. Find out why he’s right for public education. Learn more The post Members 4 Murphy appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • NJEA honors first responders
    “Their selflessness deserves our gratitude” In the midst of the second catastrophic hurricane to strike the United States in less than three weeks, and on the 16th anniversary of the deadliest terror attack in US history, NJEA’s officers offered words of thanks to the first responders who always step up in our nation’s times of […] The post NJEA honors first […]
  • NJEA inducts new officers
    NJEA President Marie Blistan, Vice President Sean M. Spiller, and Secretary-Treasurer Steve Beatty were formally inducted as NJEA’s officers in a ceremony at the Sept. 9 meeting of the Delegate Assembly (DA). NEA Vice President Becky Pringle officiated the induction, which was led off with an inspirational message delivered by Essex County Education Associat […]
  • NJEA members invited to Fall Focus meetings
    What’s the right place to meet and greet and start the year off right? At NJEA’s County Fall Focus meetings, members are able to meet their local, county and state association leaders and learn about important issues facing public school employees. The list of Fall Focus dates and locations can be found below. To attend, […] The post NJEA members invited to […]
  • It’s simple math
    As active and retired employees of the New Jersey public education system, we have enjoyed for the most part—receiving medical and health benefits as a portion of our “salaries.” Though it was unequivocally hard-earned and well-deserved, it meant that most of us have never been faced with writing that monthly check to pay the premium […] The post It’s simple […]