Higher Education

NJEA is committed to protecting the interests of our members in higher education. NJEA supports local associations' efforts to negotiate for improvements in salary, fringe benefits, and working conditions. The safeguarding of academic freedom, tenure, the retirement system, and the School Employees' Health Benefits Program are a major function of NJEA's Higher Education program.

Nominate an NJEA Higher Ed Member of the Year

2015 Higher Ed LuncheonNJEA is taking nominations for a Higher Ed Member of the Year. Any NJEA member may nominate a member working in higher education or may self-nominate him or herself if working in higher education. Click through for criteria and nomination procedures. The nomination deadline is Nov. 1, 2016. Learn more

Annual grant for NJEA higher education member to attend professional conference

NJEA is accepting grant applications for higher education members to attend a professional conference. The grant may only be used for registration and/or allowable travel expenses for the desired conference. Click through for details and application information. The deadline to apply is Dec. 1, 2016. Learn more

Join fellow higher ed members at the 2016 NJEA Convention

The NJEA annual Higher Ed Luncheon will be held on Friday, Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. Prior to the luncheon, members can participate in roundtable discussion groups pertaining to your member affiliation. This special-interest group discussion aimed at higher education members is an opportunity to meet with others from around the state for an open discussion and problem-solving roundtable. Preregistration is encouraged. See registration form for details.