Who We Are
The New Jersey Education Association is a diverse, democratic organization working to create an optimal environment to achieve excellence in public education in New Jersey.
The mission of the New Jersey Education Association is to advance and protect the rights, benefits, and interests of members, and promote a quality system of public education for all students.
Member Advocacy - To preserve and improve the economic interests, working conditions, job security, and pensions of all members.
Organizing - To strengthen the Association by maximizing membership, developing leadership, and supporting affiliates.
Enhancing Public Education - To promote and deliver quality professional development for educators. To advance and support policies that enhance and enrich public education.
Many statewide non-profit organizations are affiliated with NJEA and are members of the NJEA Affiliated Groups Council. Along with group-sponsored meetings at the NJEA Convention, many hold statewide conferences, in-service programs, seminars, and workshops to upgrade members’ educational skills. Many have professional publications and strive to develop better public understanding of the importance of jobs in that field.
The New Jersey Education Association is a diverse, democratic organization working to create an optimal environment to achieve excellence in public education in New Jersey. Find information on NJEA’s leadership & staff, governance structure, history, and read good news about NJ’s public schools.
New Jersey's public school employees are among the most creative and dedicated in the nation. Each day our classrooms are alive with new, exciting, creative, innovative projects. The NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education makes it possible for school employees to receive grants that will help them bring creative ideas to life.
Find links to county and local association websites as well as information on how to build a website for your county or local association.
Classroom Close-up, NJ is a magazine program focusing on innovative projects happening in New Jersey public schools. This 30-minute weekly series features the students, teachers, school staff and communities who create and participate in successful school projects and events.
The NJEA-NEA UniServ Network provides extensive field services to members and local and county affiliates throughout the state. Operating on a coordinated, statewide basis, the UniServ representatives and office staff members work out of 22 regional offices to supply doorstep service to members. Find your UniServ office
Check this page for current employment opportunities available at NJEA.
Check the NJEA calendar for meeting information, event dates and online registration links.