Social justice a hallmark of labor unions
Social justice has been a hallmark of labor unions, including NJEA, since their inception. After all, the fundamental issue of unionism is to improve the lives of its members through collective action and, through our action and activism, to improve the lives of all working men and women, their families and their communities.
Teaching and Learning Symposium
Improving the academic achievement of their students is the goal of all educators. NJEA’s Teaching and Learning Symposium, held on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Hilton East Brunswick, will help you do just that. Learn more
Colleen Curren elected Northeast Regional Director at NEA RA
Black Horse Pike EA member Colleen Curren has been elected to the Executive Committee of the NEA’s Young Professionals Caucus as its Northeast Regional Director. Read more
NJEA has partnered with Thunder 106 and B 98.5 to recognize the significant contributions our members make in the lives of their students. Read why Allison Brown, a teacher from Southern Regional Middle School, was chosen as the Thunder 106 School Spirit Award winner for May. Read more
Giving students a national view
NJEA and BEN-FM have partnered to educate the public about the important role Educational Support Professionals play in our schools and in our communities. Joann Houck is the 6th grade Administrative Assistant to the guidance counselor and the principal at Maurice and Everett Haines 6th Grade Center in Medford Township. As the front desk receptionist, she is the first person the children, parents and public meet when they come to school. Read more
Nominate All-Pro Teachers!
NJEA and Eagles Radio have partnered to recognize some of the many dedicated teachers and educational support professionals who make New Jersey Public Schools great for every child. NJEA members can nominate a fellow teacher or educational support professional to be the NJEA/Eagles Radio All-Pro Educator of the Week. Read more
Be an NJEA/NY Jets Educator of the Game
Win Jets tickets!
New Jersey’s public schools are among the very best in the nation thanks to the hard work and dedication of NJEA members. They work tirelessly on behalf of their students without fanfare or recognition. That’s why NJEA and the New York Jets have partnered to honor outstanding New Jersey educators and Educational Support Professionals.
Special promotion for 2016 Jets home opener
Don’t miss the Jets season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, Sept. 11 at MetLife Stadium. This special offer includes five different seating options to choose from starting at $55 per ticket and discounted parking. The first 50 tickets purchased through this offer will receive post-game field access following the game! Details
The Philadelphia Soul arena football team, based in Voorhees, are Philadelphia’s winningest team since 2004. In partnership with NJEA, the Soul are visiting schools with their “Activate Your Soul” school program and they invite every school in New Jersey to join them in helping keep our children active and healthy. Learn more
Have you submitted a photo using the NJEA app? Check out the SNappSHOTS gallery to see if your photo made the cut!
Teachers are using Snapchat in the classroom
A small but growing group of teachers is using the social media app as a way to push more learning outside of the classroom and onto students' smartphones. What educational value could it possibly have? Check out these ways teachers are using Snapchat for instruction. Learn more More On-the-web resources