Freehold makes staff vaccinations a priority

On Saturday, Feb. 6, CentraState Hospital held a vaccination event for Freehold Township educators and staff. It was the second of three events the hospital is holding for Freehold Township,…

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Debra Coyle McFaden

NJWEC receives Hero Award

Healthy Schools Network lauds NJWEC advocacy on COVID The New Jersey Work Environment Council (NJWEC) received the 2020 Hero Award from the national Healthy Schools Network for its contributions to…

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Women in Education: What is the New Generation of Girls Made of?

By Martha G. Arrizon, Spanish Instructor, Salem County Vocational and Technical School and a representative from Salem County, NJEA Women in Education Committee Elizabeth Gracely wrote, "Before I am your…

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Social media PD

The digital age of collaboration and lifelong learning By David Eggert As we make our way through a school year unlike any other, teachers across the nation are overwhelmed and…

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The future of Snow Days

By Kaitlyn Dunphy, Esq. Snow days bring up nostalgic memories of childhood for many. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, not everyone will be so lucky as to enjoy frolicking in…

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Read more about the article ESPs: The heroes of our school communities
NJEA President Marie Blistan addresses the NJEA Equity Alliance Weekend. The conference was held virtually.

ESPs: The heroes of our school communities

Educational support professionals (ESP) are truly the unsung heroes of our school communities. No one who works in public education receives the respect and recognition they deserve, but that is…

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Education is political

By Jonathan Lancaster In every facet, education is political. The outcomes of elections determine your school board’s policies, your school district’s budget, who becomes your superintendent, your content standards, your…

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Statewide standardized tests hinder educational equity

By Dr. Christine Miles Last spring, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) sought a federal waiver to suspend…

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Health and Safety Protections During COVID-19

By Kaitlyn Dunphy, Esq. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, NJEA and its local associations have been advocating tirelessly to protect the health and safety of their members. Part…

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