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  • FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center opens its doors to aviation career February 26, 2020
    By Kathryn Coulibaly For the past four years, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) William J. Hughes Technical Center in Egg Harbor Township has hosted Aviation STEM Day. It’s a chance for high school students interested in careers in aviation to learn more about the professional opportunities available to them through the tech center. In 2019, […] The […]
  • Murphy budget: record funding for education, pensions February 25, 2020
    Gov. Phil Murphy gave his budget address today, outlining a spending plan that prioritizes the needs of students in our public schools as well as the well-being of New Jersey’s working families. NJEA’s officers, President Marie Blistan, Vice President Sean M. Spiller and Secretary-Treasurer Steve Beatty released this statement supporting the budget and prais […]
  • NJEA supports millionaires tax, additional pension funding February 24, 2020
    Sweeney proposal would add much-needed revenue to state budget NJEA released this statement regarding Senate President Sweeney’s declaration this weekend that he supports a millionaires tax, as well as additional funding for the New Jersey pension systems. “We thank Senator Sweeney for his efforts to live up to the state’s obligation to make up for […] The p […]
  • NJEA Awards for Excellence in Communications February 20, 2020
    Enter your association’s communications efforts At the NJEA Communications Tools Workshop on April 25, local and county associations will be recognized for excellence in three award categories: Most Effective Use of Communications Tools to Achieve a Goal Best Website Best Newsletter (print or electronic) To be eligible for consideration, entries must come fr […]
  • Playing it forward for Earth month February 20, 2020
    Students reap enduring life lessons By Bronna Lipton, Michela Piccoline, Kristen Lindstrom, Jamie Drucker, Sarah Samuels and Katherine Santos How does a collection of gently used plastic toys bring schools, students, teachers and parents together? New Jersey schools are discovering the answer by partnering with Second Chance Toys, a charitable nonprofit that […]
  • Become a political leader February 20, 2020
    Have you ever thought about running for elected office?  Not many folks believe it’s possible, but they do recognize the need for more educators to serve in positions on the school board, town council, county and even state government, and just need to discover how to get started.  If this sounds like you, then sign […] The post Become a political leader app […]
  • Advocacy in April February 20, 2020
    On April 23, NJREA will host its annual Spring Luncheon.  Throughout this popular, member-exclusive event, retirees can learn more about what they can do to act on important issues, as well as how we can work together to continue to preserve the pensions and benefits public school employees—both active and retired— have earned.  The post Advocacy in April ap […]
  • NJREA and you: perfect together February 20, 2020
    It’s no secret that retirees love a good bargain.  However, most of us have been around long enough to understand that sometimes you get what you pay for.  But, what if you could enjoy the same benefits and union protections you had as an active member for only a fraction of the cost?  That’s exactly […] The post NJREA and you: perfect together appeared firs […]
  • NJREA renews student scholarships February 20, 2020
    College students who were awarded scholarships from NJREA may renew them each year, provided they meet the criteria for the award.  Recipients of either the Elizabeth Allen or Isabelle M. Hickmann four-year scholarship are eligible for renewal if they maintain a college GPA of at least 3.0. The post NJREA renews student scholarships appeared first on New Jer […]
  • MBOS: Your source for pension info February 20, 2020
    Do you have questions about your retirement account?  Need to change your withholding?  Having trouble getting through to the Division of Pensions by telephone?  If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then consider signing up for the Member Benefit Online System (MBOS).  Signing up will enable you to check the status of your […] The post MBOS: Your […]