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.

NJEA Higher Education Local Leader Development Institute

You are invited to self-nominate, or with their permission nominate a colleague, to be part of the first class of the NJEA Higher Education Local Leadership Development Institute (LLDI). The deadline for nominations is May 31, 2016. Current and aspiring local leaders will receive extensive training on what leadership is, where their personal strengths are, and how to apply the most effective skills and techniques that can make them and their local associations successful.  Learn more