NJREA is dedicated to improving the quality of life for retired educational personnel by providing interesting and informational programs and social situations for NJREA members; by working with NJEA & NEA organizing for the common good, to pass beneficial state and federal legislation, and get friends of the educational community elected; by providing a wide variety of member services; and by keeping members informed about health insurance and pensions.
Spring into Advocacy
April showers may bring May flowers, but after a long winter, they also bring a renewed spirit of advocacy for public education and retirees’ rights. On April 24, NJREA’s annual Spring Luncheon will be the place where members have the opportunity to learn more about what they can do to help maintain New Jersey’s great public schools, how to take action on important issues, and what to do in to preserve the pensions and benefits public school employees have earned. Learn more
Support childhood literacy
Calling all NJREA members! Each March, the National Education Association works to build a nation of readers through its signature program, NEA's Read Across America. Now in its 18th year, this year-round program focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources. Learn more
Pension lawsuit soldiers on
On January 28, attorneys for NJEA and other litigants presented oral arguments before an appeals panel of the Superior Court on the suspension of the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) mandated by P.L. 2011 Chapter 78. This hearing occurred because of an earlier decision by Superior Court Judge Douglas Hurd, who dismissed the lawsuit in May 2012. Learn more
Constitution, by-laws undergo changes
In an effort to increase efficiency and ensure consistency within the NJREA, the NJREA Constitution and By-Laws Committee has put forth recommended changes to both the association’s constitution and by-laws. Learn more
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