Catch the Phillies with NJEA
Join your NJEA colleagues for an afternoon of Phillies baseball on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at 1:35 p.m. The Phillies will take on the Chicago Cubs. Children 14 and under who attend the game will receive New Jersey Education Association The Phillie Phanatic's One-Man Band DVD. Learn more
Make learning fun with the Phillies…for free!
The Philadelphia Phillies offer a variety of free programs to help make learning fun. Fitness programs, science projects, and a teacher appreciation night are just of the few of the free programs available to educators on Phillies.com/education. Learn more
NY Jets offer special NJEA member pricing.
Are you ready for some football? The New York Jets are offering NJEA members a special pricing on all home games this season. To take advantage of this offer, visit bit.ly/njea2015. Once you select a game, you will be prompted to put in the promo code “njea2015” and then will be able to purchase tickets.
Riversharks offer $5 tickets
The Camden Riversharks would like to offer all NJEA members special $5 tickets for the 2015 season. To take advantage of this opportunity, click here.
Annual New Jersey Hall of Fame Essay Contest
Who belongs in the New Jersey Hall of Fame? The New Jersey Hall of Fame wants your students to participate in the decision making process. New Jersey public school students are invited to participate in the annual N.J. Hall of Fame Essay Contest. Students are asked to nominate potential inductees – living or dead – to the New Jersey Hall of Fame. Nominations can include famous people as well as ordinary citizens who do extraordinary things. This year’s contest is a summer project so that students will have more time to research or interview, if possible, the person they wish to nominate. Nominations must be postmarked by Sept. 1, 2015 to be eligible. Learn more
NJHOF launches e-newsletter
The New Jersey Hall of Fame is proud to launch its first in a series of bi-annual newsletters. The newsletter will keep its family of supporters updated on the NJHOF's most recent developments. Complete this form if you'd like to subscribe.
NJ Hall of Fame Mobile Museum
Looking for a fun and easy way to bring New Jersey history to life for your students? Bring the New Jersey Hall of Fame Mobile Museum to your school during the 2014-15 school year. The mobile museum gives students the opportunity to explore the contributions of great New Jerseyans without leaving their school grounds. This hands-on experience will include a comprehensive curriculum that educators can use to optimize their students’ experience. Learn more
New Jersey Hall of Fame: More than a Celebration
New curriculum will excite, inspire, and motivate your students
Queen Latifah, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi … the New Jersey Hall of Fame has star power that you will find exciting and engaging. But since the inception of the Hall of Fame a few years ago, teachers have found that it provides more than just a celebration of great New Jerseyans. It also provides effective opportunities to teach young people about our State’s history, to introduce them to the voting process, to build leadership skills, and to boost pride in themselves and their community. As New Jersey teachers prepare young people to pursue their dreams and strive to accomplish great things, a new curriculum developed with the New Jersey Hall of Fame, provides some creative lesson plans to do just that. Learn more
Nominate an All-Pro teacher
The Philadelphia Eagles and Axalta Coating Systems have partnered together to create All-Pro Teachers, a brand new program recognizing outstanding 6th through 12th grade teachers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware for their contribution to their students, school and community. A teacher can be nominated by any person with a direct relationship to him or her - students, principals, teachers, family members and friends. Nomination deadline is Nov. 9, 2015. Learn more
Yankees offer NJEA member discount
The New York Yankees are offering members of New Jersey Education Association the opportunity to attend Yankees home games for special prices. Save 10 to 50 percent off designated games by entering the special promotional code. Be sure to choose the delivery method “Ticket Fast.” Immediately after you submit your order, you must click on the “print tickets” link. When accepting or confirming any location, please avoid using a Smartphone, tablet, or mobile device unless it is connected to a printer. Learn more
School Spirit Awards
NJEA has partnered with Thunder 106 and B 98.5 to recognize the significant contributions our members make in the lives of their students.Students, parents, community members, and public school colleagues are invited to nominate a Teacher or ESP for a School Spirit Award. Each month the best submission will be selected and Thunder 106/B98.5 will highlight that public school employee on the air and award them prizes including a restaurant gift card. Learn more
ClassWish offering teachers a chance to win!
More than 100 educators in K-12 schools will each win $1,000 of classroom resources: books, computers, musical instruments, art supplies, sports equipment, science equipment, etc. from ClassWish. We would love to see this funding go to teachers in New Jersey, so we encourage you to enter for a chance to win. After all, you can’t win if you don’t enter. If this were an infomercial, we would write, “Wait! There’s more!” Indeed, there is. Teachers enter by simply creating a Wish List at http://ClassWish.org. That Wish List also attracts tax-deductible contributions from people who care about kids, and many companies match employees’ donations, which can double ─ or even triple ─ their funding.
The Voice of Brain Injury in NJ
BIANJ provides support to families living with brain injury
The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) is a state-wide non-profit organization that serves more than 10,000 individuals annually through its family support, advocacy, education and prevention programs. BIANJ brings together people with brain injury, their families and friends, and concerned allied health professionals to improve the quality of life people experience after brain injury. Visit bianj.org for more information or to make a donation. Learn more
See Street League Skateboarding at a discount
The Prudential Center is offering NJEA members and their families and friends an exclusive offer for Street League Skateboarding on Sunday, August 23 at 1:40 p.m. To order tickets, go to prucenter.com/SLS15. See this flier for details. Learn more