Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Title IX

By Kaitlyn Dunphy, Esq. This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the enactment of Title IX, signed into law on June 23, 1972. In the past 50 years, Title IX…

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EdTPA takes the humanity out of the student teaching experience 

By Efrain Monterroso  As a first-generation college graduate, I am grateful for my college experience, but it was sometimes a struggle to navigate the higher education system. Even though I…

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Read more about the article Nikole Hannah-Jones to keynote NJEA Convention
Photo credit: James Estrin, The New York Times

Nikole Hannah-Jones to keynote NJEA Convention

Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine, will appear at the NJEA Convention on Friday, Nov. 11.…

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Announcing the NJEA Consortium

Creating connections, community, curriculum  By Lizandaa Alburg  New Jersey has a variety of representative curricula: Amistad, Holocaust, LGBTQIA+, Persons with Disabilities, and effective as of September 2022, Asian American and…

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Read more about the article NJEA Higher Education Conference empowers leaders
Christine Petersen of Hudson County is recognized by NJEA Vice President Steve Beatty for completing training with the Higher Education Local Leadership Institute.

NJEA Higher Education Conference empowers leaders

The weekend of April 8 through 10 was focused on NJEA’s higher education members who were able to hold their first in-person conference in over two years. The weekend included…

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NJEA’s endorsed candidates sweep primary elections

In a victory for students and public education, all ten of NJEA’s endorsed congressional candidates won their primary elections yesterday. They will now advance to the general election on November…

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Nominate a human and civil rights advocate

Nomination forms and documentation for the NJEA Human and Civil Rights Award are due Oct. 31, 2022. Awards will be presented at the NJEA Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Human…

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Spiller, Murphy call for gun safety in wake of Uvalde tragedy

Somber faces and red shirts reading "Moms Demand Action" and "Everytown for Gun Safety" filled the room as NJEA President Sean M. Spiller joined Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leaders…

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NJEA statement on school shooting in Uvalde, TX

NJEA’s officers, President Sean M. Spiller, Vice President Steve Beatty, and Secretary-Treasurer Petal Robertson, issued this statement in the wake of today’s tragic school shooting at Robb Elementary School in…

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Read more about the article Recruiting future educators
The New Jersey Center for Future Educators brought high school students, working educators, NJEA Preservice members, and NJEA staff together for a conference on March 16.

Recruiting future educators

We need you! By Dr. Jeanne DelColle  Why did you decide to become an educator? While there is plenty of research to explain why people leave the profession, we need…

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