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  • New Jersey Hall of Fame, NJEA renew scholarships challenging students to realize their best December 8, 2017
    The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) together with the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) announces the renewal of the “Arête Scholarship” which each year grants a $5,000 scholarship to a male and a female New Jersey high school graduate. The recipients are recognized at the annual New Jersey Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony. Scholarship […] The post Ne […]
  • Nominate a champion of minority rights December 7, 2017
    NJEA will be accepting nominations for the 2018 Ethnic Minority Affairs & Leadership Image Award beginning Jan. 2, 2018. This award honor members who have been champions of ethnic-minority rights/issues and have significantly impacted education and the achievement of equal opportunity for those facing discrimination due to their ethnicity. Eligibility Mu […]
  • Nominate an equality champion December 7, 2017
    NJEA will be accepting nominations for the 2018 Equality Champion Award beginning Jan. 2, 2018. The award honors members who have been champions in the defense of human and civil rights, and that have significantly impacted education and the achievement of equal opportunity for those facing discrimination due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. T […]
  • Discount tickets on Elf the Musical at Madison Square Garden December 6, 2017
    Get discount tickets to see Elf the Musical at Madison Square Garden. Click here and enter promo code NJEA. The post Discount tickets on Elf the Musical at Madison Square Garden appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • Free appliance delivery before Dec. 29 December 6, 2017
    As a special bonus for all NJEA members, Buyer’s Edge is offering FREE DELIVERY on top of their already low wholesale prices on major appliances only. SHOP first, then CALL (800) 377-3700 with make & model # and SAVE! *When calling (800) 377-3700 you must mention promotional code “SHOW” for this promotion. This expires 12/29/17 […] The post Free applianc […]
  • Principal Clerk Bookkeeper (Temporary) – Business Division December 6, 2017
    NJEA announces a temporary vacancy (one year) for a Principal Clerk Bookkeeper in the Business Division. JOB SUMMARY Under the supervision of the Accounting & Finance Manager or his/her designee, performs bookkeeping and other related clerical work requiring a thorough knowledge of the Association rules, regulations, policies, and procedures, and the fre […]
  • Register for the 2018 ESP Conference December 4, 2017
    The 2018 NJEA Educational Support Professional (ESP) of the Year will be honored at the 44th annual NJEA ESP Conference held Feb. 2-4, 2018 at the Hilton East Brunswick. NJEA will also confer the ESP Career Achievement and Friend of ESP awards there. Download the registration form below for full workshop descriptions and conference schedule. Preregistration […]
  • Senate votes to hand huge tax giveaways to the rich paid for by students and working families December 4, 2017
    Funding for 250,000 education jobs at risk if Congress eliminates state and local tax deduction The Senate has approved along party lines a massive tax giveaway to the wealthiest and corporations paid for by students and working families. In addition to adding $1.5 trillion to the national deficit, the Senate voted to partially repeal the […] The post Senate […]
  • Pension division finds errors December 1, 2017
    The New Jersey Division of Pensions has announced it has found errors in some retirees’ pension loan deductions and pension calculations. These mistakes have resulted in errors in pensioners’ retirement checks. The total number of people affected is yet to be determined because the state Division of Pensions is still auditing accounts. Why has this […] The p […]
  • Nominate students for the Princeton Prize in Race Relations December 1, 2017
    The Princeton Prize in Race Relations is an awards program for high school students who lead and organize efforts to improve race relations within their schools or communities. The prize was founded in 2003 to support and encourage young activists committed to improving race relations. We encourage applications from current students in Grades 9-12 who, […] T […]