Meet Theresa Maughan

Building connection and community with the 2021-22 NJ State Teacher of the Year  By Kathryn Coulibaly East Orange School District social studies teacher, Theresa Maughan, cannot—and will not—stop learning. An…

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NJEA statement on Kenosha verdict

NJEA’s officers, President Sean M. Spiller, Vice President Steve Beatty and Secretary-Treasurer Petal Robertson, released this statement following today’s verdict in Kenosha, Wisconsin: “Today we share the dismay of all…

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NJEA officers kick off American Education Week

American Education Week happens the week prior to Thanksgiving. Each day of the week has its own theme, during which we celebrate our public school community. Festivities honor the team…

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NJEA honors veterans

NJEA joins Americans across the country to honor veterans, their contributions, and their sacrifices. Veterans make up an important part of our membership, and NJEA has advocated for their rights…

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A roller coaster of results

NJEA’s endorsements in state elections helped propel pro-education candidates to success on Nov. 2, but the 2021 election season wasn’t without its share of races coming down to the wire. …

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School performing arts – Going in-person during the pandemic

By Dorothy Wigmore “I’m happy for my family. I can go home and feel confident that I’m not bringing anything home to them.” That’s Brian Toth’s take on the protocols…

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In close election, NJEA members make the difference as students get a win

New Jersey voters delivered a decisive win for public education by reelecting Gov. Phil Murphy and choosing a strong pro-public education majority in the New Jersey Legislature. In Gov. Murphy’s first term he…

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NJEA Vice President Steve Beatty presents Theresa Maughan with a rental car to help her travel to speaking engagements and meetings across the state.

Theresa Maughan named 2021-2022 New Jersey State Teacher of the Year

Theresa Maughan, a high school social studies teacher at East Orange STEM Academy in East Orange, Essex County, has been named the 2021-22 New Jersey State Teacher of the Year.…

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Social media “challenges” can have serious consequences

Students, parents need to understand the danger and cost of illegal behavior Reports have surfaced recently of a social-media challenge that encourages students to physically assault teachers or other adults…

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Spiller addresses NJ conference on segregation, education and opportunity

NJEA President Sean M. Spiller was a featured speaker at the recent Statewide Conference on Segregation, Education & Opportunity hosted by Building One America. Spiller, who provided the concluding remarks…

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