Embracing the beauty of multilingualism

By Emma Cooper Language, without it, where would we be? Cafés mixing up our coffee orders, giving us hot coffee when we asked for iced, not knowing when to address…

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Sarah Adamo becomes NJEA Preservice secretary

Sarah Adamo is the 2021-22 secretary of NJEA Preservice, the organization that represents college students preparing to become educators. She will also serve as political action co-chair.  Adamo will join…

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Read more about the article The journey of a preservice leader
Leaders from all levels of the NJEA family. From left: NJEA Vice President Steve Beatty, NJEA Preservice President Brian Reilly, NJREA President Joan Wright, NJEA President Sean M. Spiller, and NJEA Secretary-Treasurer Petal Robertson.

The journey of a preservice leader

By Brian Reilly If you told me in high school that I would be the NJEA Preservice president, I would have thought you were crazy. I did not know what…

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Olivia Haas

Olivia Haas is a senior at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), where she is studying mathematics secondary education. Olivia plans to attend graduate school to obtain a doctoral degree…

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Brian Reilly

Brian Reilly is a junior at Seton Hall University studying secondary education and mathematics. In addition to his role with NJEA Preservice, Brian is active at Seton Hall in Campus…

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The financial burden of becoming a teacher

By Gia Salvo, Rowan University Surrounded by excellent teachers, I knew by second grade that I wanted to become a teacher. I would never abandon that dream. That desire, drive…

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Transitioning from community college to university

By Caitlyn Muller, Stockton University graduate My college experience started at a community college formerly known as Cumberland County College (CCC) in Vineland. It’s now known as Rowan College of…

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Read more about the article A year in preservice
At the 2019 NJEA Preservice Conference (l-r): Karina Canales, Brenda Paez and Taylor Donato.

A year in preservice

By Olivia Haas, The College of New Jersey, secretary of NJEA Preservice The year of 2020 has surprised us all. I would have never predicted that so many life changing…

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