The Value of Membership

What do I get for my dues?

Contract Negotiation and Enforcement

Organizing, Training, & Membership Development


Legislative and Government Relations

Legal Services

Research and Economic Services

Member Benefits

PRIDE in Public Education

Professional Development



Local Assistance Programs

Administration and Business Services


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