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  • Higher Ed Summit: Take Back Your Paycheck May 25, 2018
    Negotiating Health Insurance Premiums NJEA will hold a Higher Education Summit on June 21 at the Golden Crest Corporate Center in Hamilton Square. This workshop will take you from the initial negotiations proposal through strategies used to achieve reductions in Chapter 78 premium sharing. Various methods of controlling mandatory contributions will be explor […]
  • Save the Date: Rutgers Football NJEA Day May 25, 2018
    Save the date – Sept. 29, 2018 All NJEA members and their families are invited to Rutgers Football’s New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) Day. Members will be granted field access and Teachers of the Year will be honored on-field during the game. Enjoy an exciting afternoon with your colleagues and families as you cheer on […] The post Save the Date: Rutg […]
  • The Power of “We” May 24, 2018
    The Clark Education Association, in partnership with NJEA, the Clark school district and the nonprofit organization Civics Unplugged, hosted a viewing event Monday evening, May 14, at Arthur L. Johnson High School.  The community came together to view an episode of the Emmy Award-winning program Classroom Close-up NJ, which is an NJEA-produced television sho […]
  • TAKE ACTION: Bill attacking collective bargaining moves through key committee May 24, 2018
    A-1851 (sponsored by Lampitt, Coughlin), which attacks collective bargaining by capping payments for unused sick leave, sailed unanimously through the Assembly State and Local Government Committee on Wednesday. Contact your member of the Assembly below and tell them to OPPOSE A-1851! This is a direct attack on collective bargaining! The post TAKE ACTION: Bil […]
  • NJEA and NJDOE seek input on PARCC replacement May 24, 2018
    NJEA has partnered with the New Jersey Department of Education to seek input form the parents, educators and students as the state transitions away from the failed PARCC tests. Registration is now open for three roundtable discussions to voice your experiences with the PARCC tests. Sign up to attend a roundtable discussion today: Northeast: May […] The post […]
  • Students say it with their pens May 23, 2018
    NJEA and Hot 97 recently recognized the winners of the “Say It With Your Pen” student essay contest. Melissa Latkovich, a senior at Piscataway High School wrote about her computer graphics teacher Drew Calvo. Mr. Calvo, who also volunteers as an EMT and captain of his local fire department, inspires his students with his positive […] The post Students say it […]
  • Nominate a human and civil rights advocate May 22, 2018
    Nomination forms and documentation for the NJEA Human and Civil Rights Award are due Dec. 1, 2018. Awards will be presented at the NJEA Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Human and Civil Rights Celebration on January 12, 2019. Nominees may be an individual, group or organization working in the area of civil rights, and if […] The post Nominate a human and civil rig […]
  • Help fight pediatric cancer with Go4theGoal May 22, 2018
    Cancer has no boundaries. It affects people of all walks of life and all ages, even children.  That’s why the Go4theGoal Foundation has declared September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Sept. 28 as National Dress 4 Pediatric Cancer Day. “We chose this day, as it was the birthday of Richard Stefanacci, the young man […] The post Help fight pediatric […]
  • NJEA UniServ Part-time Consultant May 22, 2018
    NJEA announces the following NJEA part-time consultant vacancy: Region 13 consultant (Hunterdon and Somerset counties) Duties Consultant assists UniServ and other NJEA staff members as assigned in: Securing and retaining local association recognition. Helping local associations to develop proposals and negotiate contracts. Helping local associations to admin […]
  • NJREA awards scholarships May 22, 2018
    The 2018 NJREA Scholarship Committee, which includes Committee Chair Jo Ann Horvath (Sussex) and NJREA members Kathleen Collins (Somerset),  James DiGennaro (Gloucester), Anne Flora (Cape May), Catherine Gosse (Camden),  Arlene Rogers (Mercer), and Linda Young  (Atlantic), have announced the following scholarship winners. Elizabeth A. Allen Four-year College […]