NJEA members get free admission to Freedom Fest
NJEA has partnered with DARE NJ to offer NJEA members a special offer for the 12th annual Freedom Fest State Fair on July 8-13. NJEA members can show their membership cards for free parking and admission for themselves and their families on opening night, Tuesday, July 8. Opening night is also $1 ride night. If you can’t make it on opening night, attend any other night and get free admission for NJEA members and half-price admission for family members. The Freedom Fest features rides, food, games, and a free concert each night ranging from a Celtic band to Molly Hatchet and the Gin Blossoms. The Freedom Fest State Fair is at the Horse Park of New Jersey Located at Exit 11 off I-195 in Upper Freehold Twp., NJ. For more information, visit FreedomFestStateFair.com.
Prucenter offers discounts on Styx/Foreigner and Dinosaurs!
The Prudential Center is offering NJEA members a special discount on two summer shows. Styx and Foreigner: The Soundtrack of the Summer Tour on Thursday, July 26 and Walking With Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular on Thursday and Friday, July 24-25. If you organize a group of 10 or more, you can sit together at the show. Contact Jason Taub, Prudential Center Group Sales, (973) 757-6629 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements. Learn more
Professional Bull riding at a discount
The Prudential Center is offering NJEA members and their family and friends a special discount to see Professional Bull Riders on Saturday, June 28. Learn more
Get active and win a visit from a NY Mets player!
Attention tri-state area faculty! Z100 and the New York Mets want to encourage kids to exercise and play more…all for a chance to have a New York Mets player visit your school. Have your school principal register online at z100.com, keyword Mets, and encourage your students to take the pledge to get active! Z100 and the New York Mets will reward the school with the highest percentage of participation compared to overall class enrollment with a visit from a Mets player!
Check out the Mets at a discount
The New York Mets and NJEA have teamed up to offer NJEA members a special discount on select games. Enjoy a Mets game with co-workers, family, and friends in designated locations at CitiField. Learn more
Riversharks baseball offers season-long discount
The Camden Riversharks have a special offer for NJEA members that lasts the whole season. NJEA members can get $2 off every ticket purchased by using the promo code NJEA. It’s easy, visit riversharks.com. Click on the link to “Buy Tickets.” Select your game and seats. Click the “Buy Tickets” link and enter the promo code NJEA. You will save $2 per ticket.
Riversharks salute students, NJEA members
NJEA and the Camden Riversharks have partnered on a number of programs that recognize our students’ successes and appreciate the work of our members. Learn more
NJEA outing with the Phillies
Join NJEA at Citizens Bank Park on Sept. 14 when the Phillies host the Miami Marlins at 1:35 p.m. NJEA members are eligible for discounted seating in the Pavilion Deck (section 308) at $22 per ticket. That's a $6 discount off the regular ticket price. Learn more
Students can honor school heroes
The Trenton Thunder professional baseball team and the New Jersey Education Association are sponsoring a student essay contest open to all New Jersey public school students. The topic of the contest is “My hero works at school.” Students are encouraged to write a short, but thoughtful essay about a school employee that has positively impacted them. Essays should be no more than 250 words. Three winners will be selected. Each winning student, the school employee he or she writes about, and a total of eight of their family members and friends will be guests of NJEA and the Trenton Thunder at the Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, NJEA Back-to-School game.
Yankees discount ticket offer
NJEA and the New York Yankees have teamed up to offer NJEA members the opportunity to attend Yankees home games at special discounted prices. Follow these easy steps to save up to 50 percent on the purchase of tickets today.
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 2013-14 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
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
What Moves U? Kids get fit with the NY Giants and NJEA
NJEA and the New York Football Giants have joined forces to help your students Get Fit. These activities are fun ways to keep children active. They are designed for grades 4, 5 and 6, but may be adapted for lower grades. The goal is to get children moving and to help them find ways to make fitness a part of their lives. Learn More