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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Check out NJEA Convention 2018!

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  • Fighting for CH 78 Relief and ESP Job Justice December 11, 2018
    The post Fighting for CH 78 Relief and ESP Job Justice appeared first on New Jersey Education Association.
  • NJEA opposes Trump administration scheme to erase transgender identity by definition December 10, 2018
    The Trump administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is considering a definition of sex that would deny transgender persons protection under Title IX, the federal civil rights law that bans sex discrimination in any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. A leaked HHS memo reveals that the Trump administration seeks to […]
  • Teaching and mentoring the next generation of educators December 1, 2018
    By Kathryn Coulibaly Morris County Career and Technical Education teacher is the 2018-19 New Jersey State Teacher of the Year Jennifer Skomial is obsessed with teaching, and she has been since the first grade. “Every college or scholarship essay I have ever written, and every speech I have ever given, I have talked about the […]
  • Vote to enshrine Elizabeth Allen, NJEA’s first woman president, in the NJ Hall of Fame November 27, 2018
    Please cast your vote for this year’s New Jersey Hall of Fame nominees!  Note that this year, Elizabeth Allen, first female president of NJEA, who also successfully advocated for the first teacher pension in the United States and first tenure law, is a nominee!  This is an exciting opportunity for us to celebrate such a staunch […]
  • NJDOE releases Median Student Growth Percentiles (mSGPs) from 2017-18 PARCC testing November 22, 2018
    Will finalize evaluation scores for teachers in tested areas On Nov. 7, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) released a broadcast stating that the NJDOE is releasing mSGP reports, opening the window for districts to finalize and certify their 2017-18 evaluation scores. These 2017-18 mSGP scores will count for 30 percent of tested subject […]

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  • FYI-BRICK TWP PD: Minor CO leak @ Midstreams School. Children evacuated, leak found/stopped, and children returned to class. No injuries. All is well.
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  • Your first step can be a simple phone call.
To call your legislators about Chapter 78, dial 855-891-CH78 (2478). To call about ESP Job Justice, dial 855-413-ESPS (3777). You’ll first hear a message from NJEA President Marie Blistan, then, with the press of a few buttons, you’ll be dialed through to your state legislators
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  • "On behalf of the members of OCCEA, wishing peace and joy to all during the festival of lights. Hanukkah Sameach," President  Susan Morgan.  Susan Morgan.
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