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  • Are public employees serious about Ch.78 relief/ESP job justice? Just ‘axe’ these members!
    NJEA members in North Jersey recently enjoyed a unique forum for organizing around Chapter 78 relief and ESP job justice: a hatchet throwdown. Sponsored by the Morris and Passaic County NJEA field offices, the two-evening event took place on January 8 and 9 at Stumpy’s Hatchet House in Fairfield.  Attendees were given the opportunity to […] The post Are publ […]
  • Associate Director of Government Relations
    NJEA announces a vacancy for an Associate Director of Government Relations. Duties Promote NJEA and NEA legislation with state, county, and local association leaders and members through campaigns, workshops, etc. Contact legislators in Trenton, Washington, D.C., and in their home districts. Assist in the preparation of NJEA position statements and arguments […]
  • One-Day Only Discount Disney Tickets for NJEA Members – Jan. 16
    For one day only, Jan. 16, 2020 NJEA members can buy discounted Disney tickets. Purchase tickets here.  Access and the Disney Parks are teaming up to host a special one-day deal event that will allow NJEA members to save an extra $10 on Disneyland ® Resort and Walt Disney World ® Resort tickets. This means […] The post One-Day Only Discount Disney Tickets fo […]
  • OCREA holiday celebration
    The Ocean County Retired Educators Association held its annual December holiday luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 12 at the Days Hotel in Toms River. The Lakewood High School Orchestra provided entertainment,  playing various holiday music selections for the audience’s enjoyment. OCREA member Mrs. Barbara Bowen joined in a singalong of holiday songs with the help o […]
  • NJEA UniServ Secretary – Region 8 (Trenton)
    NJEA announces a vacancy for a secretary in the Region 8 UniServ office (Trenton). Job Summary Under the supervision of the regional office administrative assistant and/or a UniServ field representative shall perform clerical work and assist in the orderly and efficient operation of the UniServ regional office general office functions; performs related work […]
  • NJEA lauds Murphy State of the State address
    NJEA’s officers, President Marie Blistan, Vice President Sean M. Spiller and Secretary-Treasurer Steve Beatty, applauded Gov. Phil Murphy’s State of the State address today, releasing the following statement: “Gov. Murphy continues to lay out a progressive, pro-worker, pro-New Jersey vision for the future.  Two years in, we are beginning to see the results o […]
  • Part-time office assistant – Region 20 (Jersey City)
    NJEA announces a vacancy for part-time office assistant in the Region 20 Jersey City office. Job Summary  Under the direction of a professional staff member and/or administrative assistant, performs various typing assignments and other clerical work.  Requires a considerable knowledge of regulations, policies, and procedures of the Association, and does rela […]
  • Hosting a Visit from NJEA’s Cat in the Hat
    NJEA’s Cat in the Hat is portrayed by retired teachers who don a professional costume which stands seven feet tall.  There are many rules we must follow when the Cat appears.  The most restrictive is that the Cat does not speak, so the Cat cannot read a story to students.  However, the Cat comes to […] The post Hosting a Visit from NJEA’s Cat in the Hat appe […]
  • Small actions make a big difference
    By Matthew Stagliano Last year, NJEA members from local associations in every county worked together to fight for our students and for the future of our profession. As more members become involved in their local, county and statewide associations, our union becomes stronger. As our union grows in strength, it becomes better equipped to support […] The post S […]
  • Legislature sneaks in P2P vote on last day of session
    Gov. Murphy asked to use veto power Legislative leaders used the chaos of the last few days of the recent Lame Duck session to push through a bill intended to create a permanent Path to “Progress” (Poverty!) panel that would be charged, among other things, with investigating and making recommendations about the cost of public […] The post Legislature sneaks […]