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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.

GET OUT THE VOTE

As educators, it’s crucial that we stand up for public education and its students—and it’s equally as crucial we seek to elect Congressional representatives who will stand up for us. 

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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NJEA Today

NJEA statement on edTPA legislation

NJEA’s officers, President Sean M. Spiller, Vice-President Steve Beatty and Secretary-Treasurer Petal Robertson issued this statement regarding…

Upcoming Events

Sep
23
Statewide Conferences

NJEA ESP Conference

New date: Sept. 23-25, 2022

Sep
25
Team South GOTV Events

#ProtectTheProfession Virtual Andy Kim Phonebank

Join NJEA members around the state to help re-elect Andy Kim in New Jersey’s Third Congressional District!

Sep
29
Pride Training, Webinars

Promote Literacy & Read Across America with Pride

NJEA PRIDE Chair and Coordinator training opportunity

Sep
30
Showcase

Voices from the Land: Exploring Landscape and Language, Art and Culture

This two-day, hands-on workshop is an exploration of the oral and written language of science, art and performance. The target audience is elementary, middle school and high school teachers, art teachers at all levels, and environmental educators.

Sep
30
MB-Fairs, Member Benefits

NJEA Region 3 Field Office

The NJEA Region 3 Field Office will host a Member Benefits Fair during an Open…

Professional Learning

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

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