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  • Supporting students with speech and language-related disorders November 20, 2018
    By Janice DeAngelis Janice DeAngelis is a Speech-Language Specialist and New Jersey Association of Speech and Language Specialists (NJASLS) Board Member. As NJEA members, we are involved in communicating with students and dealing with day-to-day school operations, activities, interactions with colleagues, support staff, caregivers, administration, fellow ass […]
  • NJDOE seeks to improve and evaluate charter schools November 19, 2018
    The post NJDOE seeks to improve and evaluate charter schools appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • 2019-21 NJREA election regulations and guidelines November 19, 2018
    This spring NJREA members will elect officers, NJEA Delegate Assembly (DA) members and NJEA DA alternates. In addition, members will elect delegates to the NEA-Retired Conference (NEA-R) and NEA Representative Assembly (NEA-RA). NJREA’s Delegate Council recently reviewed the election policy and approved changes in May. To provide voters with candidate inform […]
  • Students snowed in, educators step up November 16, 2018
    West Orange Education Association goes beyond the call of duty It was late on the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 15 when the members of the West Orange Education Association (WOEA) realized that the snow storm predicted to coat the area would be much worse. The rolling hills of West Orange are notoriously difficult to navigate […] The post Students snowed in, e […]
  • Atlantic County recognizes, celebrates ESPs November 16, 2018
    More than 30 educational support professionals (ESP) gathered at the Atlantic County Council of Education Associations (ACCEA) on Tuesday night to take part in a celebration of their hard work and commitment to public schools. The ESPs came from around the county, and they attended the event as part of ACCEA’s National Educational Support Professionals […] T […]
  • Blistan recognized as powerful voice for educators November 14, 2018
    NJEA President Marie Blistan was ranked 21st out of 100 of the state’s most influential leaders on Insider’s NJ’s “Power 100 List” and 13th out of 100 on the New Jersey Globe’s 2018 Power List.  Blistan’s high placement on these lists recognizes the outstanding leadership of Blistan and the collective power of NJEA’s 200,000 members. “This […] The post Blist […]
  • Holocaust Commission to coordinate 2019 summer seminar in Europe November 14, 2018
    Partial scholarships available for NJEA members The New Jersey Commission on Holocaust/Genocide Education coordinates an annual summer seminar in Europe for New Jersey educators to visit the sites of the Holocaust. The 2019 program will run from July 17 to Aug. 1, visiting Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, and Holland. Maud Dahme, a member of […] The post […]
  • ESPs make a difference! November 14, 2018
    Today is National Educational Support Professionals Day, a day set aside to honor all the amazing work ESPs do every day. They ensure our students’ most fundamental needs are met. They keep our schools clean, safe and prepared for all children to stay focused on achieving their dreams. On behalf of our more than 200,000 […] The post ESPs make a difference! a […]
  • NJEA sends condolences on the passing of PSEA President Dolores McCracken November 14, 2018
    Dolores McCracken, president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), has passed away after a brief battle with cancer. McCracken began her career in education as a paraprofessional in a sixth-grade inclusion classroom in the Castle Rock School District before holding leadership positions at the local, regional, and statewide levels. For more […]
  • Attention NJ Devils fans November 13, 2018
    NJEA members get special pricing for select NJ Devils Hockey games. Want to attend with friends? You can pay separately, but get together! Check back often as new games will be added throughout the season. A portion of the proceeds benefit the NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation, which provides grants to members. Learn more here. The post Attention NJ Devils f […]
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