Higher Education

NJEA is committed to protecting the interests of our members in higher education. NJEA supports local associations' efforts to negotiate for improvements in salary, fringe benefits, and working conditions. The safeguarding of academic freedom, tenure, the retirement system, and the School Employees' Health Benefits Program are a major function of NJEA's Higher Education program.

 2013 Higher Ed Conference
Members discuss the role of county colleges at the 2013 NJEA Higher Ed Conference.

Attend the Higher Ed Conference

NJEA members from New Jersey colleges will navigate through members’ issues and interests at the annual NJEA Higher Education Conference, April 11-12, at the Princeton Marriott Hotel and Conference Center at Forrestal.  Learn more

NEA Higher Ed Emerging Leaders Academy

The NEA Center for Organizing is accepting nominations for the 13th Annual NEA Higher Education Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA).  The purpose of the ELA is to provide hands-on training to new and future leaders of NEA higher education locals to help strengthen the long-term viability and effectiveness of these locals and their state associations.  The application deadline  is April 1.  Application forms can be downloaded  at www.nea.org/he.