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  • Technical Video Production Assistant February 23, 2018
    NJEA announces a vacancy for a Technical Video Production Assistant. Job Summary Under the direction of the Communications Director or his/her designee and the indirect supervision of the Associate Director for Video Production, assists in all aspects of video production, including videography, sound, lighting and editing video into a finished product.  Addi […]
  • NJEA: Don’t arm educators February 22, 2018
    “Get guns out of our schools and keep them out” NJEA President Marie Blistan released this statement in response to suggestions, in the wake of last week’s killings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that educators should be armed while in school: “NJEA is adamantly opposed to the idea of arming educators […] The post NJEA: Don’t a […]
  • Lakewood EA claims its district pride February 22, 2018
    Members of the Lakewood Education Association (LEA) took their advocacy to a new level this month.  Facing rumors of another budget deficit—a situation the local has faced each spring for years—over a hundred LEA members gathered at the Lakewood Blue Claws Stadium parking lot to send a message to the Board of Education that they […] The post Lakewood EA clai […]
  • test multifile load February 15, 2018
    sends notif to NJEA and d.s adn DBud   #54 The post test multifile load appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • NJEA: Latest school shooting demands action February 14, 2018
    “Epidemic of gun violence against children must stop” NJEA members reacted with sadness and anger today as reports emerged of a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. NJEA President Marie Blistan released this statement: “We mourn today with the families and loved ones of those killed in today’s horrific shooting […] The […]
  • Bring your innovative ideas to life! February 13, 2018
    Grant opportunities for NJ public school employees The NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education makes it possible for public school employees to receive grants that will help them bring creative ideas to life. The only foundation of its kind in New Jersey, the Hipp Foundation supports initiatives to promote excellence in education. […] T […]
  • Healthy Schools Now: Murphy has opportunity to fix crumbling facilities February 13, 2018
    After years of neglect, students in struggling schools have reason to hope Gov. Murphy has inherited a school construction and repair crisis. Students across New Jersey attend schools that are unsafe, outdated and in urgent need of repair or replacement. NJEA has long urged the Schools Development Authority, the state agency charged with ensuring our […] The […]
  • Lois Yukna recognized for innovative program February 12, 2018
    Former ESP of the YEAR highlighted by NEA When Lois Yukna was a school bus driver in Middlesex County, N.J., her job was to take students to school. But as a school attendance officer, it’s to make sure they stay there. If you meet Lois even briefly, you’ll understand within a couple minutes that given her passion for students and […] The post Lois Yukna rec […]
  • Hackettstown EA uses Pride grant to host a career day February 12, 2018
    Using an NJEA Pride in Public Education grant, the Hackettstown Education Association (HEA) hosted a career day for the students at Hackettstown Middle School on Feb. 8. Every student in grades 5-8 had the opportunity to talk with parent and community volunteers about their chosen professions. Students whose family members volunteered joined them before the  […]
  • Grammar Police get to work February 7, 2018
    “Grammar Gurus” Sue Shrott (left) and Sue Whelan prepare their red pens and await the start of the NJREA Editorial Committee meeting.  Shrott, Whelan, and their fellow committee members Miriam Reichenbach (chair), Linda Bruno, Mary Lou Lucas, Mary Stubbs, and Loretta Vogel meet and work each quarter to edit the NJREA Newsletter before it goes […] The post Gr […]