NJEA Members Lead HUGE Election Victory

NJEA members lead huge election victory NJEA PAC-endorsed candidates score upsets Published on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Following a strong campaign supported by NJEA members making phone calls and knocking on doors, Joann Downey and Eric Houghtaling are the first Democrats to represent Legislative District 11 in Monmouth County since 1991. Here they are congratulated […]

President’s Message

To all, Elections have consequences. That is the stark reality that we in public education have been dealing with for the past six years; increased contributions to our pensions and health benefits, statutory caps on school budgets that have stifled our ability to negotiate a living wage, and a climate that continually vilifies us as […]

Pop-Up Rally at Christie Presidential Race Announcement

Join the Essex County Education Association on July 30 at 9:30 AM to rally outside Chris Christie’s presidential announcement at Livingston High School.  Click the link for details and to register!   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chris-christie-truth-to-power-pop-up-rally-hosted-by-the-essex-county-education-association-tickets-16430462957

Optical Academy Sites for July

Optical Academy Site Visits in July – You MUST register in advance! July 8th – Paterson Education Association, 445 Straight Street, Paterson, NJ 07505 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Registration Flyer July 10th – NJEA Headquarters, 180 West State Street, Trenton, NJ  08608 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Registration Flyer July 14th – Princeton Fitness and Wellness, 1225 State […]

Optical Academy

Optical Academy Site Visits in July You MUST register in advance! When: July 8th Where: Paterson Education Association 445 Straight Street, Paterson, NJ 07505 Time: 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Registration   Flyer   When: July 10th Where: NJEA Headquarters 180 West State Street, Trenton, NJ  08608 Time: 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Registration   Flyer   […]

SCEA Rallies for Full Pension Funding in Somerville

  Somerset County teachers, school employees pressure local legislators to demand full pension funding   Hundreds of active and retired teachers and school employees from across Somerset County rallied outside of Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli and Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman’s Somerville offices on Monday to draw attention to the state’s failure to fully fund public employee […]

State Releases Evaluation Data

State releases evaluation data 97.3 percent rated effective or higher NJEA president Wendell Steinhauer released the following statement in response to the report released today by the New Jersey Department of Education showing that 97.3 percent of New Jersey teacher met or exceeded expectations under the new AchieveNJ evaluation system: “It is encouraging, but not […]