Read more about the article Hainesport EA hosts wellness day for members
Therapy dogs from a local rescue visit Hainesport staff.

Hainesport EA hosts wellness day for members

Following more than two very challenging school years for everyone in the education community, the Hainesport Education Association (HEA) in Burlington County planned a wellness day for its members. Knowing…

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Read more about the article NJEA member works to build school in Africa
Dan Torsiello (right) with students, their teacher (left) and a guide (center) at the current primary school in Mushaki.

NJEA member works to build school in Africa

By Dan Torsiello  Despite having taught in some very economically disadvantaged school districts in my career, nothing prepared me for what I saw in the Democratic Republic of the Congo…

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Trenton Thunder offers member discount on tickets

NJEA members and their families and friends can take advantage of a special $8 ticket offer from the Trenton Thunder on all games this season. Buy Tickets Share the link…

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Read more about the article Wildwood addresses student and community needs through CTE
Students in the construction program at Wildwood High School.

Wildwood addresses student and community needs through CTE

By Michael Crane While vocational schools offer a great number of advantages for many communities, in-house career and technical education (CTE) has been reborn and developed in Wildwood to accommodate…

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Student maker summer camps

The Rutgers Center for Mathematics, Science, and Computer Education is offering weeklong Makerspace Camps for middle (grades 6-8) and high school students (grades 9-12). Campers will choose from a variety…

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Register for the 2022 ESP Conference

The 2022 NJEA Educational Support Professional (ESP) of the Year will be honored at the NJEA ESP Conference held on Sept. 23-25, 2022. NJEA will also confer the Friend of…

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Nominations accepted for ESP awards

NJEA will present the 2023 ESP of the Year Award to an NJEA member whose activities reflect the contributions of educational support professionals to public education. The purpose of the…

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From ‘Priority’ to ‘ACCESS’

Organizing for the schools our students and educators deserve By Amanda Adams  The COVID-19 pandemic was an eye-opening experience. I became acutely aware of how valuable my health is, how…

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Stuttering Awareness Week is May 9-15

To someone who stutters, it is easier done than said. As the Stuttering Foundation notes, this play on words summarizes how the fear of speaking keeps may people from being…

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Read more about the article BookSmiles returns to NJEA Convention
Larry Abrahms presenting Booksmiles at the 2019 NJEA Convention.

BookSmiles returns to NJEA Convention

Those of us who teach in high-poverty districts typically have students whose reading levels are far below grade level. I created a nonprofit that can help fix this.    Since…

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