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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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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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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LeVar Burton to keynote 2022 NJEA Convention

Actor and beloved host of “Reading Rainbow,” LeVar Burton will be a keynote speaker at the 2022 NJEA Convention on Nov. 10-11 in Atlantic City.  Burton launched his acting career…

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Read more about the article Hot Wheels, CURE Arena and Mercer County members collect books for students
Pictured are members of the East Windsor Education Association, Robbinsville Education Association and Lawrenceville Education Association with their families.

Hot Wheels, CURE Arena and Mercer County members collect books for students

Members of the Mercer County Education Association (MCEA), along with the CURE Arena and Hot Wheels Monster Truck show, participated in an April book drive. They collected dozens of books…

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The endless war

By Keith Massey I was an Arabic linguist at the National Security Agency (NSA) before I became a Latin teacher at a public high school in New Jersey. I have…

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Read more about the article Honoring our veterans
Part of the wall that honors active duty alumni of Pascack Valley High School.

Honoring our veterans

Recognizing service members at Pascack Valley Regional High School by Kathryn Coulibaly As the 2019-20 Bergen County Teacher of the Year, Leah Jerome, a history teacher at Pascack Valley High…

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Student teaching  in a pandemic  

Two perspectives  By Dionna Gonnella and Kimberly Cote Student teacher Dionna Gonnella It's hard to even put into words or explain what went on during my student teaching experience while we…

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Read more about the article Evolution of a teacher
Roselle Park High School teacher Dennis Dagounis observes as students make their own discoveries in the science lab.

Evolution of a teacher

How I was transformed from an effective educator to a student-centered and transformational educator by Dennis Dagounis  For the past 21 years, I have been teaching high school science, from…

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