The Value of Membership

What do I get for my dues?

  • Contract Negotiation and Enforcement
  • Organizing, Training, & Membership Development
  • Communications
  • Legislative and Government Relations
  • Legal Services
  • Research and Economic Services
  • Member Benefits
  • PRIDE in Public Education
  • Professional Development
  • Conventions
  • Partnerships
  • Local Assistance Programs
  • Administration and Business Services
  • Governance

Membership Categories & Dues

  • Active professional membership
  • Active supportive membership
  • Part-time membership
  • On-leave membership
  • Retired membership
  • NJEA Retired life membership
  • General professional membership
  • Student membership
  • Subscribing membership
  • Life membership
  • Members earning less than $18,500

How to Join

NJEA membership is open to any individual who is employed in a public school or college.

To become an NJEA member:

  • Ask a colleague for the name of your association president, building rep, or membership chair.
  • One of these individuals will be able to provide you with details regarding the benefits of membership, as well as county and local dues obligations.
  • Or, simply call NJEA membership processing at (609)599-4561 for assistance in becoming a member of NJEA.

Member Benefits

Member Discounts

Consumer Savings


Legal Services