Come Help Our Family in North Plainfield

Staff to rally in protest of stalled negotiation. WHO: North Plainfield Education Association WHAT: Rally to protest stalled contract negotiations. WHERE: Board of Education office 33 Mountain Avenue, North Plainfield, NJ WHEN: Thursday, October 16, 2014 6:00 p.m. The members of the North Plainfield Education Association (NPEA) which represents secretaries, custodians, paraprofessionals, and teachers will […]

Member Benefits Fair

The NJEA MEMBER BENEFITS FAIR is back for Somerset County Members!  There will be PRIZES & FOOD/CASH BAR!  It will be held on Friday, October 10 from 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.  at Hotel Somerset – Bridgewater, 110 Davidson Ave., Somerset, NJ 08873. Vendors that will be there are: Instant Impressions – Disney Travel, KL Specialty […]

Professional Development

The SCEA offers professional development for all Somerset County (SCEA) members.  Teachers are lifelong learners.  Professional development helps teachers stay up to date with new trends and fresh strategies, techniques and methods for classroom challenges.  This is usually in the form of workshops, and seminars.  The overriding idea behind professional development is that increased knowledge helps teachers improve student […]

President’s Message

To all members, On behalf of the officers, executive committee members, and representatives of the Somerset County Education Association, welcome back (almost) to what will be another exciting, challenging, and rewarding school year. There’s always lots going on and important issues at hand, and this year is no different, with the start of negotiations, the […]

Somerset Patriots Honor Teachers of the Year

On Tuesday June 3, the Somerset Patriots will honor the Teachers of the Year from Somerset County prior to their game vs. the York Revolution. The game starts at 7:05 pm; the pre-game festivities usually start around 6:15pm. Check out the Patriots website for details and join us in honoring our colleagues. www.somersetpatriots.com

Join Us for Tour de Franklin

Tour de Franklin Flyer Join the SCEA at the Franklin Food Bank’s Tour de Franklin! You can choose to register for a race or just to come join us for the fun! Sunday, April 27, 2014 Franklin Township Community and Senior Center 475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873 Click the link below for more information […]

SCEA to Unveil New Logo at Patriots Fanfest

The SCEA will be honoring Lauren Bottino, the creator of the new SCEA logo, at the Somerset Patriots Fanfest on Saturday, April 12 at 12:00 PM. Lauren is a Somerset County high school student who won the SCEA Logo Contest. The logo will be revealed as part of the new SCEA sign in the Patriots’s […]

SCEA Elections Information

The NJEA Election season is upon us. Included in the ballot this year for Somerset will be SCEA positions that are up for election. Ballots will be arriving in the mail beginning April 3 and need to be returned by April 18. Make sure you do not discard your ballot, adn that you take the […]

Gov. Christie Retroactively Cuts State Pension Payment

GOV. CHRISTIE RETROACTIVELY CUTS STATE PENSION PAYMENT MARK J. MAGYAR | MARCH 25, 2014 Governor’s fiscal maneuver helps plug current budget gap, but putting $900 million less into pensions over next four years will make unfunded liability worse Facing another year of fiscal problems, Gov. Chris Christie changed the funding formula for the state’s pension contribution […]