It’s Time for the Senate to Dump DeVos

Betsy DeVos—President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of education—has no experience with public education. She’s never worked as an educator or in a public school in any capacity. She didn’t attend public schools, and did not send her children to public schools. Instead, she has spent her career working to undermine public education. DeVos has […]

Online STEM Opportunities for NJ Teachers

New Jersey teachers now have the opportunity to advance their STEM teaching skills, receive graduate credits and even earn their NJ Physics Endorsement with new online courses. Click here for more information. The courses are taught by The New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) – a nonprofit founded by the NJEA and run […]

SCEA ESP of the Year

The Somerset County Education Association is pleased to announce Ms. Linda Garoian as the 2017 Educational Support Professional of the Year. This important award honors the essential role these dedicated professionals perform in the Hillsborough school community. Each year, colleagues nominate some of the many praiseworthy ESP staff members. There are countless Education Support Professionals deserving […]

Computer Science Grant Opportunity has launched a new $1,000 teacher grant. The grant is open to college professors and school teachers and asks applicants to write a 300-450 word essay or create a 1-2 minute video that explains how they or their students use internet-connected technology in the classroom. More details and the online application form can be found by […]


As you know, Pennsylvania is a key battleground state in this year’s presidential election. In order to help elect our endorsed candidate, Hillary Clinton, NJEA has arranged an opportunity this weekend for members to do get-out-the-vote work in PA. The details, along with a link to register, are below. Please attend if you are able, […]

SCEA Hospitality Suite at Convention

Somerset County Education Association Hospitality Suite Sheraton, Atlantic City Crowne Ballroom 3 Thursday, November 10, 2016 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM All members are welcome! Please…Adults only. No children admitted.

$1,000 Grant Opportunity for Teachers!

Direct Packages understands the importance of technology not only for entertainment, but also as a tool for learning. Therefore, we are giving teachers the opportunity to enter to win $1,000 to spend on classroom technology that will facilitate a more constructive learning environment. is giving away a total of $3,000 to three lucky teachers. […]

Somerville’s Lindsay Frevert Wins Milken Educator Award!

The SCEA is pleased to announce that Lindsay Frevert, from Somerville’s Van Derveer Elementary school, has been awarded the distinguished Milken Educator Award. Please find the press release below. Congratulations Lindsay!   Making Great Strides: Somerville Second-Grade Teacher Lindsay Frevert Receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award Frevert from Van Derveer Elementary Is New Jersey’s Sole Recipient […]

SCEA ESP Dinner at The Imperia

The SCEA is pleased to offer a workshop and dinner specifically for our county Educational Support Professionals (ESP’s). We strongly encourage all ESP’s (secretaries, aides, custodians, bus drivers, security, paras., etc.) to attend this worthwhile event. The workshop and dinner will be held at The Imperia on Tuesday, November 15th. The registration deadline is November […]