Join with more than 200,000 teachers, school employees, and retired educators in the strongest, most positive association of educators in America! The Student NJEA program gives you immediate access to your future colleagues and every advantage of NJEA membership.
NJSEA is hosting two large and FREE events for members
Standardized Documentary Screening - Tuesday, Feb. 10, 8:30 p.m.
“Standardized,” a documentary that showcases the detrimental effects standardized testing has on students, teachers and parents in our educational system, will be shown. This documentary is not only life changing, but extremely informative. It is a must-see for every teacher. A short question/answer session and discussion will precede the movie. Register
Take the PARCC Event - Wednesday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m.
Together, attendees will take the PARCC test - a new high stakes test administered to students in grades 3-11 - and get a feel for what students will experience this spring when they take the PARCC test. Register
More information about these events can be found on the registration page. Registration is open and filling up quickly. Make sure to reserve your seat!
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