How to start an NJEA Preservice Chapter

  1. Contact expressing interest
  2. Find a faculty advisor
  3. Find students interested in serving on your e -board
  4. Look up how to start a club on your campus
  5. Schedule a meeting with NJEA Preservice for support

Suggested Structure


  • President
  • President-elect
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer/Fundraising Chair
  • Communications Chair
  • Membership/Points Chair


  • Every other week
  • Alternating between general body meeting and event


  • Grant opportunities
  • State leadership position access
  • Monthly informative newsletters
  • Expanded professional network
  • NJEA Preservice benefits directly on campus
  • State and national award recognition
  • A chance to leave a positive legacy at a college/university