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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  • NJEA, CWA unite to advocate for public employees June 13, 2019
    Despite the ongoing threat of rain, more than 1,000 NJEA and NJREA members from around the state descended upon Trenton today to join the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in a rally to compel the Legislature to pass a fair and responsible budget which would include a Millionaires Tax.  The CWA organized the rally to […]
  • Gov. Murphy champions expansion of pre-k programs in New Jersey June 12, 2019
     Announces creation of early childhood division within DOE Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Acelero Learning Center in New Brunswick on June 6 to showcase his administration’s commitment to funding pre-K through 12 education. Murphy’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget prioritizes early childhood education with an increase of $68 million to improve existing preschool programs and create […]
  • Franklin Lakes members reach contract agreement June 11, 2019
    Following a one-day strike and a late night mediation session, the Franklin Lakes Education Association has agreed to a contract with the Franklin Lakes Board of Education, ensuring that schools will open as normal this morning.  NJEA’s officers, President Marie Blistan, Vice President Sean M. Spiller and Secretary-Treasurer Steve Beatty, issued this statement commending FLEA […]
  • First woman NJEA president to be Inducted into New Jersey Hall of Fame June 10, 2019
    Elizabeth Almira Allen (1854-1919), the first female president of NJEA, has been chosen as a 2019 New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) inductee in the category of public service. Allen, a 48-year veteran of the Hoboken School District, successfully advocated for the first educator tenure law and the first teacher pension program in the United […]
  • NJEA supports Pride Parade June 7, 2019
    On Sunday, June 2, NJEA members joined with thousands of other residents to march in the 28th annual New Jersey Pride Parade in Asbury Park. This event was a great opportunity for members to show support for LGBTQ+ students and fellow members. NJEA President Marie Blistan, Vice President Sean M. Spiller, and Secretary-Treasurer Steve Beatty […]

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