The circus is coming to town!
The last Ringling Bros. Circus ever is coming to Prudential Center in March and NJEA members have access to discounted tickets starting at just $13. To order tickets, go to prucenter.com/Circus17 and use promo code NJEA.
Discounted Devils tickets available for NJEA members and friends
NJEA members can get discounted tickets to all of the remaining New Jersey Devils games this year (excluding the Rangers.) To take advantage of this offer, visit newjerseydevils.com/NJEA and use promo code: NJEA. Questions? Email Jason Taub at JTaub@prucenter.com or call him at 973-757-6629.
Alzheimer’s New Jersey Essay Contest
Did you know that Alzheimer’s disease impacts over 500,000 people in New Jersey? That includes individuals who have the disease and family caregivers for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Alzheimer’s New Jersey would like to recognize students who are making a difference in the New Jersey fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Perhaps you know students that are helping to care for a grandparent or other loved one, or who have organized or participated in an event to raise funds and awareness about Alzheimer’s? Maybe they are educating their friends and neighbors about the effect of Alzheimer’s on their family, communities and our state? Deadline is March 31. Learn more
NJEA partners with the Philadelphia Soul
The 2016 Arena Bowl Champion Philadelphia Soul football team is offering NJEA members and their families specially priced tickets and a chance to receive pregame field passes when the Soul take on the Baltimore Brigade on Saturday, May 13 at the Wells Fargo Center. Kickoff is at 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. A portion from each ticket sold will be donated to the NJEA Hipp Foundation, which awards $100,000 a year in grants to help New Jersey educators bring their innovative ideas to life. Learn more
NJEA and Philadelphia Soul spotlight members and students
NJEA members can nominate a fellow member to be the NJEA/Soul VIP of the game. There will be a total of eight VIPs honored during the season, one per week beginning with the first home game this spring. The eight NJEA/Soul VIPs of the Game will each win a Field Zone Table for four at a Soul game at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The prize package includes 4 tickets, parking passes, food, and beverage, as well as post-game field passes for a Meet & Greet with the players and Soulmate Dance Team. Deadline is March 31. Learn more
New Jersey Hall of Fame Essay Contest Announced
Who belongs in the New Jersey Hall of Fame? The New Jersey Hall of Fame wants your students to participate in the decision-making process. New Jersey public school students are invited to participate in the N.J. Hall of Fame Essay Contest. Students are asked to nominate potential inductees – living or dead – to the New Jersey Hall of Fame. Deadline is March 15. Learn more
Nominate scholar athletes for NJEA/News 12 program
NJEA and News 12 New Jersey are seeking high school students who excel both academically and athletically. The NJEA/News 12 Scholar Athlete Recognition Program honors New Jersey high school seniors who are successful not only in the classroom, but on the court or on the field Deadline is March 3. Learn more
NJEA, NY Jets announce Educators of the Game
NJEA and the New York Jets have partnered to honor outstanding New Jersey educators and Educational Support Professionals. After reviewing the countless nominations from colleagues, family members, students, and community members, the following outstanding educators were selected to receive four Club-level tickets to a Jets home game and will be recognized during the NY Jets game day radio broadcast on ESPN Radio 98.7 FM. Learn more
Meet the NJEA, Eagles All-Pro Educators
NJEA and Eagles Radio are pleased to announce the NJEA/Eagles Radio All-Pro Educators of the Week. NJEA and Eagles Radio partnered to recognize some of the dedicated professionals who make New Jersey Public Schools great for every child. Learn more
Make learning fun with the Phillies…for free!
The Philadelphia Phillies offer a variety of free programs to help make learning fun. Fitness programs, science projects, and a teacher appreciation night are just of the few of the free programs available to educators on Phillies.com/education. Learn more
NJHOF launches e-newsletter
The New Jersey Hall of Fame is proud to launch its first in a series of bi-annual newsletters. The newsletter will keep its family of supporters updated on the NJHOF's most recent developments. Complete this form if you'd like to subscribe.
New Jersey Hall of Fame: More than a Celebration
New curriculum will excite, inspire, and motivate your students
Queen Latifah, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi … the New Jersey Hall of Fame has star power that you will find exciting and engaging. But since the inception of the Hall of Fame a few years ago, teachers have found that it provides more than just a celebration of great New Jerseyans. It also provides effective opportunities to teach young people about our State’s history, to introduce them to the voting process, to build leadership skills, and to boost pride in themselves and their community. As New Jersey teachers prepare young people to pursue their dreams and strive to accomplish great things, a new curriculum developed with the New Jersey Hall of Fame, provides some creative lesson plans to do just that. Learn more
School Spirit Awards
NJEA has partnered with Thunder 106 and B 98.5 to recognize the significant contributions our members make in the lives of their students.Students, parents, community members, and public school colleagues are invited to nominate a Teacher or ESP for a School Spirit Award. Each month the best submission will be selected and Thunder 106/B98.5 will highlight that public school employee on the air and award them prizes including a restaurant gift card. Learn more
ClassWish offering teachers a chance to win!
More than 100 educators in K-12 schools will each win $1,000 of classroom resources: books, computers, musical instruments, art supplies, sports equipment, science equipment, etc. from ClassWish. We would love to see this funding go to teachers in New Jersey, so we encourage you to enter for a chance to win. After all, you can’t win if you don’t enter. If this were an infomercial, we would write, “Wait! There’s more!” Indeed, there is. Teachers enter by simply creating a Wish List at http://ClassWish.org. That Wish List also attracts tax-deductible contributions from people who care about kids, and many companies match employees’ donations, which can double ─ or even triple ─ their funding.
The Voice of Brain Injury in NJ
BIANJ provides support to families living with brain injury
The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) is a state-wide non-profit organization that serves more than 10,000 individuals annually through its family support, advocacy, education and prevention programs. BIANJ brings together people with brain injury, their families and friends, and concerned allied health professionals to improve the quality of life people experience after brain injury. Visit bianj.org for more information or to make a donation. Learn more