NJEA: “No Further Discussion” with Pension Commission

**See the nj.com article on this topic as well!** NJEA demands full pension funding ‘No further discussion’ with pension commission Published on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer issued the following statement today: “NJEA has notified the New Jersey Pension and Benefits Study Commission that our sole focus is on ensuring that our […]

Christie’s Latest Pension Lies

April 17, 2015 Christie’s latest pension lies More dishonest finger-pointing, but still no solutions Trenton – NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer today blasted Governor Chris Christie for telling more lies about the state pension crisis. Christie told two blatant falsehoods to an audience in Hasbrouck Heights yesterday, both of which Steinhauer corrected. “Governor Christie’s long history […]

Pension Resources!

Educate yourself about the pension crisis with these useful links: Unpopular Pension Funding NJEA Full Court Press on the Pension Promise NJEA to Supreme Court: Uphold the Rule of the Law Join the Great Twitter Payday Campaign https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/24582-fundnjpension

NJEA Members Rally Against Christie

Hundreds of NJEA members came out to Governor Christie’s town hall meeting in Old Bridge on Tuesday, April 8. Click below for full details: Chirstie Scrutinized at Old Bridge Town Hall Meeting     (Above) NJEA Secretary Treasurer Sean Spiller, Bob Blistan, and SCEA 2nd Vice President Dan Epstein at the rally.

SCRIBE Election Issue

SCRIBE 2015 Final (1) Click the link above to view the 2015 SCRIBE Election Issue! This year there will be five uncontested and three contested positions for you to cast your ballots: SCEA President, 2nd Vice President, Recording Secretary, Delegate Assembly, and Delegate Assembly Alternate, Executive Committee, and SCEA representatives to the National Education Association […]

The Effects of the Rigor of Standardized Tests

                  http://missourieducationwatchdog.com/a-new-york-and-chicago-mom-discover-what-standardized-rigor-really-means-for-their-children/   NEW YORK – I’m a photographer. This is my daughter…and this is the first photo of her that I have ever hated. You may have already seen this image today. I posted it this morning on my business page and after returning from a session […]

“Take the PARCC” Nights

You are invited! “Take the PARCC” nights, hosted by Somerset and Hunterdon County Education Associations. Parents, Community Members, BOE members, PTA/PTO members, Legislators, Administrators, and Educators are encouraged to participate in “Take the PARCC” nights. PARCC: Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College & Career Click here to register for the Wednesday, January 28, 2015 event. […]

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 […]

Be the Catalyst of Change in Your School

You too can lead the changes you want to see in your school, start today! Read – Leading Change in Your School My interest in this book was first sparked by the title. After all, with words like “leading change” and “conquer,” any action-minded educator is likely to get drawn in. It was the author […]