NEA National Leadership Summit

Education leaders from across the country are invited to register for the second annual NEA National Leadership Summit. Join more than 1,500 educators who will discuss common themes of professional empowerment, teacher…

Are you a special education advocate?

As New Jersey prepares for the first statewide administration of PARCC, do you have concerns about special needs students taking this assessment? The NJEA Exceptional Children Committee focuses on issues that affect…

Meet your professional goals in 2015

NJEA provides its members with many opportunities to grow professionally. Why not make this the year you grasp those opportunities by submitting a proposal to present at the convention or applying for…

Steinhauer: NJEA far from alone on PARCC concerns

Earlier today, nearly 100 people testified at an open hearing of the NJ State Board of Education.  Nearly all addressed issues related to high-stakes standardized testing, and nearly all expressed concerns about…

NJ-ALPHA offers Asia study tour

The “New Jersey Alliance for Learning and Preserving the History of WWII in Asia” (NJ-ALPHA) is organizing the 2015 Peace and Reconciliation Asia Study Tour scheduled for July 9-23 to enhance participants’…

The state of OUR state

The governor is expected to deliver a State of the State address on Jan. 13 that plays well to his presidential aspirations. But we know a different New Jersey. An economy in…

Celebrate kindness

Every child deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. That’s why NJEA has joined forces with GLSEN (The Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network) Central New Jersey Chapter to promote “No…

Pension funds RIGHT to sue governor

It may have come six months after NJEA and other public employee unions filed their lawsuit to compel the governor to fund the pension system according to a law he signed, but…

Locals educate parents on high stakes testing

After months of preparation, with invitations delivered to everyone from New Jersey Commissioner of Education David Hespe to parents, politicians and school board members, Delran Education Association President Michael Kaminski and his…

Nominate an equality champion

NJEA is accepting nominations for the 2015 Equality Champion Award, which honors members who have been champions in defense of human and civil rights that have significantly affected education and the achievement…

Nominate a champion of minority rights

NJEA is accepting nominations for the 2015 Ethnic Minority Affairs & Leadership Image Award, which honors members who have been champions of ethnic minority rights/issues and have significantly affected education and the…