NJEA's Higher Education Program

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.

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Members of Camden County College Association of Administrative Personnel circulate petitions at an organizing event around Chapter 78 relief. Pictured: Back Row, l to r: Christopher Gallo, Margaret Dorsey, and Dean Derman. Front Row, l to r: Debora McKee, Joanne Kinzy, Lillie Howard, and Scott Purdy.

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