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New Jersey Education Association

A justice centered union, representing the 200,000 public school employees
who have made NJ public schools the best in the nation!

What Union Membership Does For You

Voice

Voice

NJEA gives you a voice on issues that affect you in your district, NJ, and at the national level.

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Representative

With NJEA, you are never alone, whether you are negotiating a contract, defending your rights or advocating for change.

Community

Community

NJEA is YOU, along with 200,000 other members, committed to great public schools for every child.

NJEA is the only choice for serious educators

NJEA is the premier labor union in the nation for serious educators and support professionals who want to protect and advance their careers.

Best public
schools in the nation

#1

Members
strong

200,000

Average
teacher salary

$70,212

Know.Lead.Act.

Action Center

Make a difference.

TAKE ACTION

Advocacy is vital to the future of public education. Visit the Action Center to see how you can make a difference.

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Upcoming Events

Jul
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Jul
11
Showcase

Teaching Is Political: Advocating and Organizing for Social Change 2022 Summer Collaborative

Program dates: July 11-14, 2022 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (in-person only) In July 2022, the Radical…

Jul
13
Statewide Conferences

NJEA RISE Up in HOPE Conferences

Join us for a day of Hope and Healing followed by a day of exploration that infuses the power of poetry, movement, music and community cultural wealth.

Jul
14
Pension Webinars

Pension Webinar

This NJEA webinar is ideal for members of the TPAF (Teachers’ Pension and Annuity Fund) and PERS (Public Employees’ Retirement System) who will likely retire in the next five years.

Aug
06
Statewide Conferences

NJEA Jack Bertolino Summer Leadership Conference (SLC)

The 2022 NJEA Jack Bertolino Summer Leadership Conference will offer a broad menu of workshops that equip members to become stronger association advocates.

Professional Learning

Access NJEA’s professional development opportunities for all job categories.

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