West Orange teachers fight winter storm staying overnight with students

By CHARLES | November 16, 2018 | Comments Off on West Orange teachers fight winter storm staying overnight with students

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 staff at West Orange school district were caught off guard by the quick acting winter storm on Thursday November 15th 2018.  Buses were stranded for […]

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NJEA-endorsed candidates victorious

By CHARLES | November 7, 2018 | Comments Off on NJEA-endorsed candidates victorious

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. While the results are still coming in, it is clear that Sen. Bob Menendez, a champion for labor and public education, was reelected in a […]

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OCCEA Members supporting Andy Kim!

By CHARLES | November 6, 2018 | Comments Off on OCCEA Members supporting Andy Kim!

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 nieces Jackie and Jenny Fiorito, Toni Guerra, Josh Eckersley and Elaine White. Toni is a retired educator from Burlington County. Ashanti Rankin and Paul Bryant […]

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Attack on collective bargaining in higher education

By CHARLES | October 25, 2018 | Comments Off on Attack on collective bargaining in higher education

“Bill attacks collective bargaining A-2001, which attacks collective bargaining, passed the Senate on Thursday, April 12. It went through committee in the Assembly in June and may be scheduled for a floor vote on October 29. This bill would diminish the benefits of county college employees and retirees by forcing them to switch from the […]

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Little Egg Harbor Fact-Finding Hearing – UPDATE

By CHARLES | October 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Little Egg Harbor Fact-Finding Hearing – UPDATE

Little Egg Harbor Township Education Association recently had a Fact-Finding Hearing on October 15th.  They had a successful rally leading up to the 4pm start time with approximately 45 people turning out from Central, Manchester, and Stafford Districts!  Unfortunately after 4.5 hours of negotiation they were unable to settle.  The association had already requested an […]

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NJEA PAC Releases Endorsement of Candidates

By CHARLES | October 17, 2018 | Comments Off on NJEA PAC Releases Endorsement of Candidates

The NJEA PAC has now released their endorsed candidates for the upcoming 2018 election.  Among the candidates endorsed are Senator Bob Mendez for United States Senate, Andy Kim for Congressional District 3, and 2 choices for Congressional District 4; Chris Smith and Josh Welle.    OCCEA has organized events at our headquarters for supporting these […]

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