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NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer issued this statement following today’s announcement that Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will step down in December.
“I wish Secretary Duncan well as he ends his tenure as Secretary of Education. I also call on President Obama and the US Department of Education to use this transition as an opportunity to change course. It is well past time to move away from current USDOE policies that are harming public education."Read
Created on Friday, October 02, 2015
NJEA's PAC Operating Committee voted at its September 18 meeting not to endorse any candidates for president at this time. As a result, NJEA president Wendell Steinhauer will not support any proposal to make an endorsement in either presidential primary contest should the issue be raised at the upcoming NEA PAC Council meeting or brought before the NEA Board of Directors.
Created on Monday, September 28, 2015
NJEA is proud to join with students, school employees, parents, and others in congratulating the 2015-2016 New Jersey County Teachers of the Year. Their achievements inside and outside the classroom make us all proud that they have chosen to make their careers in New Jersey’s public schools.Read
Created on Thursday, September 24, 2015
NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer issued the following statement, welcoming Pope Francis to our region and calling for thoughtful engagement on social justice issues that affect children and public education. “On behalf of the New Jersey Education Association, I welcome Pope Francis to our region. His leadership and bold positions on issues relating to the wellbeing of children and the treatment of working women and men are refreshing and encouraging."Read
NJEA’s Classroom Close-up, NJ, now in its 22nd season, has won another Emmy Award. The award – for Show 14 of the 2014-15 season - was won in the category of Education/Schools - Program Feature/Segment and was presented at a ceremony by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of NATAS on Sept. 19 in Philadelphia. This is the 14th Emmy Award in the show’s illustrious history.Read
Created on Monday, September 21, 2015
Teachers in New Jersey will be able to earn a new teacher-leader endorsement on their teaching certificate as a result of legislation championed by NJEA to strengthen the teaching profession.Read
Created on Friday, September 18, 2015
NJEA’s theme as we enter this new school year is ROAR. It’s a reference to our commitment to member organizing and member action. ROAR is an acronym for Recognize – Organize – Act – Results. That’s how NJEA and its members need to tackle the challenges we already face, and the ones still to come.
Created on Monday, September 14, 2015
The temperature reached 92 degrees on Wednesday, Sept. 9, but that didn’t stop members of the Lawrence Township Education Association (LTEA) from demanding what they deserve: R.E.S.P.E.C.T.Read
Created on Thursday, September 10, 2015
Classroom Close-up, NJ, NJEA's television show, recently received four Emmy nominations from the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of NATAS. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on Sept. 19 in Philadelphia. The show features innovative projects in New Jersey public schools. Read more
Created on Tuesday, September 08, 2015
NEA Executive Committee member Kevin Gilbert of Mississippi visited New Jersey to thank Trenton educators for their many successes and inspire them for the year head. Gilbert was the keynote speaker at the Trenton Public Schools Districtwide Convocation on Sept. 1 at the Sun Center Arena in Trenton.
Created on Thursday, September 03, 2015
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