Member Connection

Learn how to connect to your association and colleagues across the state using social media, websites, mobile messaging and more. Sign in to submit an idea in the Idea Box, or to add a useful website to our resource list.


NJEA has a proud, historical record of achievement in promoting, protecting and organizing the careers and interests of educational support professionals. From the local to the national level, NJEA has led the way for ESP in organizing over 53,000 ESP members, negotiating contract improvements and achieving legislation in all areas of terms and conditions of employment.

Higher Education

NJEA is committed to protecting the interests of our members in higher education. NJEA supports local associations' efforts to negotiate for improvements in salary, fringe benefits, and working conditions. The safeguarding of academic freedom, tenure, the retirement system, and the School Employees' Health Benefits Program are a major function of NJEA's Higher Education program.


Join with more than 200,000 teachers, school employees, and retired educators in the strongest, most positive association of educators in America! The Student NJEA program gives you immediate access to your future colleagues and every advantage of NJEA membership.

Member Benefits

Member Benefits

NJEA Member Benefits seeks to enrich the lives of all members and their families by offering programs designed to save money and increase buying power.  Whether you are looking for insurance, big-ticket items, or special deals on hundreds of everyday purchases, you can find valuable consumer offers here.

Early Career Members

Welcome to the challenging and rewarding profession of education! As a public school employee, you have the power to change the lives of young people and influence the future. NJEA is here to help you as you begin your career and face the challenges of your upcoming years in public education.

Leader Connection

Local leaders, when signed in, will find this area on their member dashboard. It contains tools and resources to help you in your role as an association leader, such as web applications, handbooks, and links to other important information.

Retired Members (NJREA)

NJREA is dedicated to improving the quality of life for retired educational personnel by providing interesting and informational programs and social situations for NJREA members; by working with NJEA & NEA organizing for the common good, to pass beneficial state and federal legislation, and get friends of the educational community elected; by providing a wide variety of member services; and by keeping members informed about health insurance and pensions.