New Jersey Retirees' Education Association

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NJREA Final budget breakdown

The Executive Committee’s voting members approved the proposed budget on April 13, 2022.


$ummertime $avings

Your NJREA membership gives you access to discounts on lots of fun summer activities. Visit the NJEA Member Benefits page at memberbenefits.njea.org for these and other discounts.

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NJREA Fall Luncheon kicks off the year

Calling all education advocates: Are you looking to make the most of your NJREA membership? Want to hear the latest pension and benefits news? Then, mark your calendars, and join NJREA on Thursday, Sept. 22 for its annual Fall Meeting/Luncheon.

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Live from A.C. –NJREA Convention

Mark your calendar for Nov. 9 and 10, the 2022 NJREA Convention is back in-person at the hottest place to be—Atlantic City


NJEA celebrates women in education

Old Bridge. The event was organized by NJEA Secretary-Treasurer Petal Robertson and the NJEA Women in Education (WIE) Committee. Over 250 members attended the extravaganza, hosted by Robertson and NJEA UniServ Field Representative Fatima Hayes, former chair of the WIE Committee.


Maurer honored for dedicated service

Before she was even introduced, NJREA Government Relations Chairperson Susan Maurer sent the crowd into thunderous applause with just a smile. Maurer was honored for her role in the political arena on behalf of public education and our union.


Members Reconnect

Retired members from across the state traveled to the Nottingham Ballroom in Hamilton on April 13 for the annual Spring Luncheon. It was the first NJREA in-person event and for so many it felt like homecoming. Connections—of which far too many had been missed during the pandemic—were renewed. Eager to learn the latest pensions and benefits news – and what retirees can do to help advocate for their issues – NJREA members packed the room.

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MBOS: Your source for pension info

A common concern among many retirees is keeping track of their retirement account. We suggest signing up for the Member Benefit Online System (MBOS). Signing up will enable you to check the status of your account at anytime from anywhere.


NJREA celebrates a century of advocacy

By Stephanie L. Natera On May 1, the New Jersey Retirees’ Education Association (NJREA) held its 100th Anniversary Celebration where members celebrated a century of service, activism and excellence. This

MBOS Webinar

MBOS gives members access to their pension account if they need to make changes to bank information, tax withholding, beneficiary information and medical benefits.

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NJREA Scholarships

Do you know any high school seniors with high academic accomplishments, active participation in school activities and is community-service minded? NJREA wants to help them continue their education!


Learn how to join the group that is changing the face of retired public school employees…the New Jersey Retirees’ Education Association.

NJREA Office

The NJREA office is located on the first floor (Room 204B) of the brownstone portion of the NJEA building at 180 West State Street, Trenton.

Mailing address

P.O. Box 1211
Trenton, NJ 08607-1211
Attn: Cathy Raffaele, NJEA/NJREA Secretary