ACR 215 (PARCC) – Take Action!

BREAKING!! BREAKING!! BREAKING!! BREAKING!! BREAKING!! This Thursday, the entire NJ Assembly will vote on ACR 215, which would overturn PARCC as a graduation requirement! THIS DOES NOT REQUIRE GOVERNOR CHRISTIE”S SIGNATURE! Please do two quick things right now: 1) Use this link to contact your legislators 2) The first name and phone number that […]

Classroom Temperature Legislation Petition

No child should have to deal with extreme classroom temperatures that are not conducive to learning and may pose a serious health risk, yet New Jersey has failed to implement temperature control legislation. In an era of increasing temperatures, longer summers, and harsher winters because of climate change, the problem of extreme temperatures in the […]

Save Our Schools NJ – Snow Day Homework!

From Save our Schools NJ: BREAKING!! SNOW DAY!! Here’s something you can do to help public education NOW!! State offices are closed today. It’s a great day to call and leave a message. On Monday, February 13, the Assembly Education Committee will meet to consider ACR215, which declares the PARCC graduation requirements adopted by the […]

Oppose Charter Expansion in Franklin!

New Jersey public schools are at risk due to the diversion of funds created by an overabundance of charter schools! The excellent programming offered by the Franklin Township Public Schools is under threat by the proposal to create an unnecessary charter school in the community. We must passionately oppose the proposal of the Ailanthus Charter, which […]

Women’s March on January 21st

On Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, we will unite in Trenton, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to rally in solidarity with those at the Women’s March on Washington in Washington D.C. Join women and their supporters as we stand together in unity with over 150 sister marches nationwide and globally. Click here to register! 

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 […]