The Jefferson Township Education Association (Morris) is proud to have teamed up with the Jefferson Township Municipal Alliance Committee and district PTAs to host an event for parents and students, featuring speaker John Morello, who presented a lively program addressing substance abuse, bullying and depression. JTEA members staffed a table and gave out educational and prevention information to parents to help them talk with their children about these important issues.
The members of the Milltown Education Association (Middlesex) were proud to support their school’s Parent EdCamp on Jan. 25. A survey was sent to parents to request the topics they were interested in discussing. MEA members facilitated most of the sessions. A keynote speaker kicked off the event. Over 25 sessions ran the gamut from academics to parenting to online safety and more.
The Merchantville Education Association (Camden) and its PRIDE Chairperson Sherry Iannucci were proud to welcome families to Merchantville School for parent conferences. Iannucci applied for a grant through the NJEA PRIDE in Public Education program to fund welcome table materials and goodies.
The Mine Hill Teachers Association (Morris) was proud to sponsor MHTA Family Game Night to give families a fun night out during the winter months. Families rotated through board games, music exploration and active games. The evening wrapped up with a large group dance. Each child went home with a Pride-funded drawstring bag. The NJEA Pride in Public Education program also funded the purchase of Giant Jenga and Giant Connect 4 games, which were big hits.