Doo Wop at a discount
The Prudential Center is offering NJEA members and their family and friends discounted tickets for Richard Nader’s Doo Wop, featuring Mary Wilson of the Supremes, The Duprees, Mel Carter, and Sonny Turner – former lead singer of the Platters – on June 6 at 7 p.m. See this flier for details. Go to www.prucenter.com/DW15 to order tickets.
Annual New Jersey Hall of Fame Essay Contest
Who belongs in the New Jersey Hall of Fame? The New Jersey Hall of Fame wants your students to participate in the decision making process. New Jersey public school students are invited to participate in the annual N.J. Hall of Fame Essay Contest. Students are asked to nominate potential inductees – living or dead – to the New Jersey Hall of Fame. Nominations can include famous people as well as ordinary citizens who do extraordinary things. This year’s contest is a summer project so that students will have more time to research or interview, if possible, the person they wish to nominate. Nominations must be postmarked by Sept. 1, 2015 to be eligible. Learn more
NJHOF launches e-newsletter
The New Jersey Hall of Fame is proud to launch its first in a series of bi-annual newsletters. The newsletter will keep its family of supporters updated on the NJHOF's most recent developments. Complete this form if you'd like to subscribe.
NJ Hall of Fame Mobile Museum
Looking for a fun and easy way to bring New Jersey history to life for your students? Bring the New Jersey Hall of Fame Mobile Museum to your school during the 2014-15 school year. The mobile museum gives students the opportunity to explore the contributions of great New Jerseyans without leaving their school grounds. This hands-on experience will include a comprehensive curriculum that educators can use to optimize their students’ experience. Learn more
New Jersey Hall of Fame: More than a Celebration
New curriculum will excite, inspire, and motivate your students
Queen Latifah, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi … the New Jersey Hall of Fame has star power that you will find exciting and engaging. But since the inception of the Hall of Fame a few years ago, teachers have found that it provides more than just a celebration of great New Jerseyans. It also provides effective opportunities to teach young people about our State’s history, to introduce them to the voting process, to build leadership skills, and to boost pride in themselves and their community. As New Jersey teachers prepare young people to pursue their dreams and strive to accomplish great things, a new curriculum developed with the New Jersey Hall of Fame, provides some creative lesson plans to do just that. Learn more
Nominate an All-Pro teacher
The Philadelphia Eagles and Axalta Coating Systems have partnered together to create All-Pro Teachers, a brand new program recognizing outstanding 6th through 12th grade teachers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware for their contribution to their students, school and community. A teacher can be nominated by any person with a direct relationship to him or her - students, principals, teachers, family members and friends. Learn more
Riversharks celebrate Teacher and Educational Support Professional Appreciation Day!
All school employees are entitled to a free ticket to the game on Friday, June 19 at 7:05 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m. After the game, kids run the bases! Throughout the game, the Riversharks will give teachers and ESP the chance to win prizes such as gift cards. See the flier for details!
Riversharks offer $5 tickets
The Camden Riversharks would like to offer all NJEA members special $5 tickets for the 2015 season. To take advantage of this opportunity, click here.
Students can honor school heroes
The Trenton Thunder professional baseball team and the New Jersey Education Association are sponsoring a student essay contest open to all New Jersey public school students.
The topic of the contest is “My hero works at school.” Submissions must be received by May 29, 2015. Learn more
Catch the Phillies with NJEA
Join your NJEA colleagues for an afternoon of Phillies baseball on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at 1:35 p.m. The Phillies will take on the Chicago Cubs. Children 14 and under who attend the game will receive New Jersey Education Association The Phillie Phanatic's One-Man Band DVD. Learn more
NJEA, Phillies sponsor student essay contest
The New Jersey Education Association has teamed up with the Philadelphia Phillies to sponsor a student essay contest open to all New Jersey public school students. The topic of the contest is “Phanatic About Learning.” Students are encouraged to write a short, but thoughtful essay about a teacher or educational support professional who makes learning fun. Learn more
Make learning fun with the Phillies…for free!
The Philadelphia Phillies offer a variety of free programs to help make learning fun. Fitness programs, science projects, and a teacher appreciation night are just of the few of the free programs available to educators on Phillies.com/education. Learn more
Win a hot air balloon visit for your school
The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in Association with PNC Bank invites New Jersey students in grades 2 through 12 to take part in the 12th annual PNC Bank American Patriot Essay Contest by writing a short essay on the topic “What the American Flag Means to Me.” Learn more
Yankees offer NJEA member discount
The New York Yankees are offering members of New Jersey Education Association the opportunity to attend Yankees home games for special prices. Save 10 to 50 percent off designated games by entering the special promotional code. Be sure to choose the delivery method “Ticket Fast.” Immediately after you submit your order, you must click on the “print tickets” link. When accepting or confirming any location, please avoid using a Smartphone, tablet, or mobile device unless it is connected to a printer. Learn more
NY Mets offer NJEA discount
Baseball season is just around the corner! The New York Mets and NJEA have teamed up to offer NJEA members a special discount on select games when the Mets take on their division rivals. Dates include April 13 – opening day against the Phillies. Learn more
School Spirit Awards
NJEA has partnered with Thunder 106 and B 98.5 to recognize the significant contributions our members make in the lives of their students.Students, parents, community members, and public school colleagues are invited to nominate a Teacher or ESP for a School Spirit Award. Each month the best submission will be selected and Thunder 106/B98.5 will highlight that public school employee on the air and award them prizes including a restaurant gift card. Learn more
ClassWish offering teachers a chance to win!
More than 100 educators in K-12 schools will each win $1,000 of classroom resources: books, computers, musical instruments, art supplies, sports equipment, science equipment, etc. from ClassWish. We would love to see this funding go to teachers in New Jersey, so we encourage you to enter for a chance to win. After all, you can’t win if you don’t enter. If this were an infomercial, we would write, “Wait! There’s more!” Indeed, there is. Teachers enter by simply creating a Wish List at http://ClassWish.org. That Wish List also attracts tax-deductible contributions from people who care about kids, and many companies match employees’ donations, which can double ─ or even triple ─ their funding.
The Voice of Brain Injury in NJ
BIANJ provides support to families living with brain injury
The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) is a state-wide non-profit organization that serves more than 10,000 individuals annually through its family support, advocacy, education and prevention programs. BIANJ brings together people with brain injury, their families and friends, and concerned allied health professionals to improve the quality of life people experience after brain injury. Visit bianj.org for more information or to make a donation. Learn more
What Moves U? Kids get fit with the NY Giants and NJEA
NJEA and the New York Football Giants have joined forces to help your students Get Fit. These activities are fun ways to keep children active. They are designed for grades 4, 5 and 6, but may be adapted for lower grades. The goal is to get children moving and to help them find ways to make fitness a part of their lives. Learn More