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New Jersey Education Association

A justice centered union, representing the 200,000 public school employees
who have made NJ public schools the best in the nation!

What Union Membership Does For You

Voice

Voice

NJEA gives you a voice on issues that affect you in your district, NJ, and at the national level.

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Representative

With NJEA, you are never alone, whether you are negotiating a contract, defending your rights or advocating for change.

Community

Community

NJEA is YOU, along with 200,000 other members, committed to great public schools for every child.

NJEA is the only choice for serious educators

NJEA is the premier labor union in the nation for serious educators and support professionals who want to protect and advance their careers.

Best public
schools in the nation

#1

Members
strong

200,000

Average
teacher salary

$70,212

Know.Lead.Act.

Action Center

Make a difference.

GET OUT THE VOTE

As educators, it’s crucial that we stand up for public education and its students—and it’s equally as crucial we seek to elect Congressional representatives who will stand up for us. 

TAKE ACTION

Advocacy is vital to the future of public education. Visit the Action Center to see how you can make a difference.

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NJEA Today

NJEA statement on edTPA legislation

NJEA’s officers, President Sean M. Spiller, Vice-President Steve Beatty and Secretary-Treasurer Petal Robertson issued this statement regarding…

Upcoming Events

Oct
21
Statewide Conferences

NJEA Jim George Collective Bargaining Summit

The annual Jim George Collective Bargaining Summit is an opportunity for local associations to come together for training opportunities that benefit members at the bargaining table.

Oct
26
Team South GOTV Events

#ProtectTheProfession Cape May County Phonebank For Tim Alexander

Join your NJEA union family as we protect our profession by electing pro-education and pro-labor candidates this November!

Nov
02
Member Benefits, Webinars

What is Income Protection and Why is it Important?

Learn about income protection, who should have coverage and why. We will discuss the importance…

Nov
02
MOC Events

Building Relationships & Community

Respond by Oct. 30.

Nov
03
Pride Training, Webinars

County Chair Connections

NJEA PRIDE Chair and Coordinator training opportunity

Professional Learning

Access NJEA’s professional development opportunities for all job categories.

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