Leaders and members of the New Jersey Retirees’ Education Association attended the Gloucester County Education Association Education Celebration on May 2 to honor and congratulate fellow education retirees Ingres Simpson (left) and Jackie Gould (seated, left). GCEA honored the two women with the Friend of Education Award. Simpson is a retired music teacher and principal from the Clayton School District. Gould is a retired school librarian from the Clearview Regional School District.
NJREA is dedicated to improving the quality of life for retired educational personnel by providing interesting and informational programs and social situations for NJREA members; by working with NJEA & NEA organizing for the common good, to pass beneficial state and federal legislation, and get friends of the educational community elected; by providing a wide variety of member services; and by keeping members informed about health insurance and pensions.
Constitution, by-laws undergo changes
In an effort to increase efficiency and ensure consistency within the NJREA, the NJREA Constitution and By-Laws Committee has put forth recommended changes to both the association’s constitution and by-laws. Learn more
Pension lawsuit soldiers on
On January 28, attorneys for NJEA and other litigants presented oral arguments before an appeals panel of the Superior Court on the suspension of the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) mandated by P.L. 2011 Chapter 78. This hearing occurred because of an earlier decision by Superior Court Judge Douglas Hurd, who dismissed the lawsuit in May 2012. Learn more