West Orange teachers fight winter storm staying overnight with students

November 16, 2018

Although not an Ocean County story or even Ocean County School District, it feels great to support ALL NJ public school teachers, especially with a story like this!  Students and […]

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NJEA-endorsed candidates victorious

November 7, 2018

Original article on NJEA found here Educators help elect pro-education candidates statewide NJEA’s endorsements in federal, state and local elections helped propel pro-education candidates to widespread success on Nov 6. […]

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OCCEA Members supporting Andy Kim!

November 6, 2018

OCCEA members were joined by members from Burlington County this weekend to campaign for ANDY KIM. Taking time to stop for a picture are Marybeth Beichert, NJEA Government Relations, her […]

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Updated with Decemeber Rep Council Photos!

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RSS NJEA News

  • Steve Swetsky named NJEA executive director October 8, 2019
    Succeeding Ed Richardson, retiring after 26-year career NJEA Executive Director Ed Richardson is retiring following a 26-year career with the association. He will be succeeded by Steve Swetsky, who served as NJEA’s assistant executive director for the previous six years alongside Richardson. Swetsky, who will be the seventh executive director of NJEA, was appointed to […]
  • Camden County high school English teacher honored as New Jersey State Teacher of the Year 2019-20 October 2, 2019
    Kimberly Dickstein Hughes, an English Language Arts teacher at Haddonfield Memorial High School in Camden County, has been named the 2019-20 New Jersey State Teacher of the Year. Dickstein’s love for learning begins with her teachers, students, colleagues, and community. Dickstein Hughes, who was awarded the 2019-20 Camden County Teacher of the Year, grew up […]
  • Blistan to be honored by NJ Work Environment Council October 2, 2019
    The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) will honor NJEA President Marie Blistan at the WEC 2019 Awards Dinner on Nov. 22 at The College of New Jersey. Blistan is being recognized for her leadership in ensuring safe and healthy working and learning environments for educators and students. She played a key role, even prior […]
  • NJEA Teacher Leader Academy approved October 2, 2019
    The New Jersey Department of Education has announced its conditional approval of the NJEA Teacher Leader Academy as a program of study leading candidates to the NJ Teacher Leader Endorsement. The Academy, which will open in January 2020, will accept an initial class of 35 candidates. For more information about the Academy, see this article […]
  • Nominations open for awards to be conferred at NJEA Equity Alliance Weekend October 1, 2019
    Nominations are now open for four awards that will recognize advocacy and achievement in equity and justice. The awards will be presented at NJEA’s first-ever Equity Alliance Weekend to be held on Jan. 10-11, 2020, just prior to the holiday observing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. The Equity Alliance Weekend is an expansion and […]

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