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.

NJEA Higher Education Collective Bargaining Summit

Hands on Strategies for Bargaining Success

You are invited to attend the NJEA Higher Education Collective Bargaining Summit which was developed by a volunteer committee of your peers, the Higher Education Professional Development Committee for NJEA. The Summit will be held on October 14 at NJEA Region 29 – Higher Education Golden Crest Corporate Center in Hamilton Square, and is funded by an NJEA Regional Empowerment Project Grant. It is being held to address the unique issues pertinent to higher education members by empowering and engaging our members.  Details and registration information

Attend Higher Ed events at the NJEA Convention

Round table discussion and luncheon

This first-ever special interest group discussion is an opportunity for higher education members in similar positions from around the state to meet to discuss mutual issues and to develop strategies to deal with them. The round table discussion will take place on Friday, Nov. 6 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., followed by the Higher Ed Luncheon at 1 p.m. Preregistration is encouraged. For details regarding the discussion groups or luncheon, call NJEA’s Higher Education office at 609-689-9580 or email kperry@njea.orgLuncheon registration form