Bagels for Ballots

Voting is now active for NJEA elections. You should have already received your ballot in the mail unless you chose to vote electronically. You can visit the NJEA ELECTIONS website and still choose to vote online. Remember, the PTEA and MCEA have endorsed Marie Blisten for President, Steve Beatty for Secretary-Treasurer. The building with the […]

PWAY 5K

There is still time to register or sponsor for this great event supporting Project Graduation! Help us keep the students safe on graduation night.

2017 ESP Awards

Dear Members, I am pleased to announce the Piscataway Township Education Association Educational Support Professional (ESP) 2016-2017 Award Winners: Administration Building Mariya Zia Arbor School Rhonda Cremone Children’s Corner Alice Jackson Conackamack School Will Kunkel Custodian/Maintenance Donnell Jackson Eisenhower School Phyllis Hriniak Grandview School Patricia Kalman High School Maureen Micales King School Lynn Sheats Knollwood […]

Murphy Petition

On Oct. 8, the 125-member NJEA PAC voted unanimously to endorse Ambassador Phil Murphy for the Democratic Gubernatorial Primary because he shares NJEA members’ priorities and values. Please consider signing the petition to get Ambassador Phil Murphy on the primary ballot.  Signing the petition is not an obligation to vote for him. Attached, please find […]

Stand up for students. Speak up for public education.

On Wednesday, January 4, the State Board of Education will have open topic testimony. This is your chance to testify on any topic of concern to public education, charter schools, regulations, professional development, evaluaions, PARCC, SGOs and SGPs.

NJDOE report shows NJ teachers remain excellent

Over 98 percent rated effective or highly effective Published on Friday, December 09, 2016 Today, the NJ Department of Education released evaluation data from 2014-15 showing that over 98.4 percent of teachers in New Jersey were rated effective or highly effective.

Learn how to DEMAND Healthier Schools

Register for the NJEA Central/Southern Regional Health & Safety Conference The conference is open to all NJEA members in the central and southern regions at no cost and is limited to the first 100 participants.  Registration and breakfast begins at 8 a.m. and the conference ends at 2 p.m. Lunch is included. 

BAD BILL ALERT!

10/18/2016 BAD BILL ALERT! In March, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee released S-979 from committee. This bill, sponsored by Senators Loretta Weinberg (D-37) and Tom Kean, Jr. (R-21), infringes upon public employees’ right to collectively bargain. The bill, as amended in committee, caps the amount eligible employees can receive for waiving benefits if they choose […]

Assembly to vote on bill that would eliminate student test scores from teacher evaluation

Earlier in September, Marlene Caride (D-36), the Chair of the Assembly Education Committee, introduced bill A-4122, that would eliminate the use of statewide standardized test scores from teacher evaluation. If passed, the bill would remove the Median Student Growth Percentile (mSGP) scores from teacher evaluation for those teachers in tested subjects.  On Monday, Sept. 19, […]