Meet New Jersey’s 2023-24 County Teachers of the Year

NJEA is proud to join with students, school employees, parents and others in congratulating the following NJEA members who have been named 2023-24 New Jersey County Teachers of the Year.…

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NJEA: SEHBP preliminary rates show Ch. 44 is working

Today, the School Employees Health Benefits Commission (SEHBP) released preliminary rates for the 2024 plan year, and the numbers are very encouraging for a new plan created three years ago…

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Gov. Murphy signs bill expanding sick leave

A new law, signed by Governor Murphy on July 3, 2023, affords New Jersey public school employees with expanded reasons to use sick leave.  Until now, the law only allowed…

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NJEA lauds state budget

“A win for students and working people” NJEA’s officers, President Sean M. Spiller, Vice President Steve Beatty and Secretary-Treasurer, Petal Robertson, commended legislative leaders and Gov. Murphy for a budget…

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NJEA expands sample contract language on leaves

NJEA provides sample contract language to local association leaders to help them negotiate the most beneficial contracts for our members. NJEA has updated the language on leaves to be more…

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NJEA PAC-endorsed candidates win big in primaries

NJEA PAC-endorsed candidates in the 2023 primary, who included eight candidates for the New Jersey Senate and 12 candidates for the Assembly, all won their primary contest held on June…

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NJEA Supports LGBTQ+ Pride Month

As educators, it is our job to get students ready to be able to function in a society that includes many different people. Pride month allows students to understand that…

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NJEA honors higher education members

NJEA names faculty, ESP and administrative members of the year Since 2018, NJEA has honored the work of our higher education members from the faculty, educational support professional (ESP), and…

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NJEA: Hanover Twp. proposed policy is discriminatory, dangerous

NJEA’s officers, President Sean M. Spiller, Vice President Steve Beatty and Secretary-Treasurer Petal Robertson, issued this statement in support of the New Jersey attorney general’s action to block implementation of…

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Nontenured? Know your rights and responsibilities

By May 15, all nontenured teachers must be notified of reemployment. If the school board fails to notify nontenured teachers, they are entitled to continued employment for the next year. …

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