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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  • Meet Kimberly Dickstein Hughes December 2, 2019
    The 2019-20 NJ State Teacher of the Year takes learning beyond the books By Kathryn Coulibaly As she was growing up, almost everyone told Kimberly Dickstein Hughes that she should be a lawyer. With her boundless energy, determination, and desire to make the world a better place, it was a logical conclusion. “I was an […]
  • Register for NJEA’s Premier Social Justice Event December 2, 2019
    Mark your calendar for the NJEA Equity Alliance Conference and Human and Civil Rights Celebration Jan. 10-11, 2020. The Equity Alliance Weekend is an expansion and reconfiguration of three annual NJEA events: the NJEA Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Human and Civil Rights Celebration, the NJEA Urban Education Symposium, and the NJEA Minority Leadership and […]
  • Blistan Honored by NJ Work Environment Council November 26, 2019
    The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) honored NJEA President Marie Blistan at its 2019 Awards Dinner at The College of New Jersey. Blistan was honored alongside other labor, environmental, and community leaders at the annual event. She is one of the founding members of the Healthy Schools Now Coalition and was recognized for her […]
  • NJEA applauds Congressman Norcross’ commitment to public employees November 25, 2019
    NJEA’s officers, President Marie Blistan, Vice President Sean M. Spiller and Secretary-Treasurer Steve Beatty, issued this statement thanking Congressman Donald Norcross for his statement in support of New Jersey’s public employees and opposing proposals to put public employee pensions and benefits on the ballot: “We applaud Congressman Norcross’ bold stand on behalf of New Jersey’s […]
  • NJEA officers honored with advocacy award November 25, 2019
    NJEA’s officers, President Marie Blistan, Vice President Sean M. Spiller and Secretary-Treasurer Steve Beatty, were honored along with NJEA with the Sol Stetin Award at the 37th Annual Sol Stetin Awards Gala.  Hosted by the American Labor Museum in the Botto House National Landmark, the Gala annually honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions in […]

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