Who We Are

The Deptford Education Association is a diverse, 700-member democratic organization working to create an optimal environment to achieve excellence in public education in Deptford Township, New Jersey.



The mission of the Deptford Education Association is to advance and protect the rights, benefits, and interests of members, and promote a quality system of public education for all students.



Member Advocacy – To preserve and improve the economic interests, working conditions, job security, and pensions of all members.
Organizing – To strengthen the Association by maximizing membership, developing leadership, and supporting affiliates.
Enhancing Public Education – To promote and deliver quality professional development for educators. To advance and support policies that enhance and enrich public education.