2017 SCRIBE Elections Issue

This year there will be six positions for you to cast your ballots. Elections will be conducted by direct mail or online at njea.org between April 1 and April 14. This issue contains candidate information and job descriptions for each office so that you may better familiarize yourselves with the positions and the candidates vying […]

March for Science

The March for Science (formerly known as the Scientists’ March on Washington) is a series of rallies and marches set to be held in Washington, D.C. and over 300 cities across the world on April 22, 2017. If you would like to attend the march in Washington, D.C. and are interested in traveling there on a charter […]

Support John McEntee!

Paterson Education Association President John McEntee has been served with tenure charges. He is being targeted by the district for his outspoken and effective advocacy on behalf of PEA members. Please help support John McEntee by sending the email below to Paterson Superintendent Donnie Evans and Deputy Superintendent Eileen Shafer. When one of us is […]

ACR 215 (PARCC) – Take Action!

BREAKING!! BREAKING!! BREAKING!! BREAKING!! BREAKING!! This Thursday, the entire NJ Assembly will vote on ACR 215, which would overturn PARCC as a graduation requirement! THIS DOES NOT REQUIRE GOVERNOR CHRISTIE”S SIGNATURE! Please do two quick things right now: 1) Use this link to contact your legislators https://action.saveourschoolsnj.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=20012 2) The first name and phone number that […]

Classroom Temperature Legislation Petition

No child should have to deal with extreme classroom temperatures that are not conducive to learning and may pose a serious health risk, yet New Jersey has failed to implement temperature control legislation. In an era of increasing temperatures, longer summers, and harsher winters because of climate change, the problem of extreme temperatures in the […]

Save Our Schools NJ – Snow Day Homework!

From Save our Schools NJ: BREAKING!! SNOW DAY!! Here’s something you can do to help public education NOW!! State offices are closed today. It’s a great day to call and leave a message. On Monday, February 13, the Assembly Education Committee will meet to consider ACR215, which declares the PARCC graduation requirements adopted by the […]

Oppose Charter Expansion in Franklin!

New Jersey public schools are at risk due to the diversion of funds created by an overabundance of charter schools! The excellent programming offered by the Franklin Township Public Schools is under threat by the proposal to create an unnecessary charter school in the community. We must passionately oppose the proposal of the Ailanthus Charter, which […]

Women’s March on January 21st

On Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, we will unite in Trenton, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to rally in solidarity with those at the Women’s March on Washington in Washington D.C. Join women and their supporters as we stand together in unity with over 150 sister marches nationwide and globally. Click here to register! 

It’s Time for the Senate to Dump DeVos

Betsy DeVos—President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of education—has no experience with public education. She’s never worked as an educator or in a public school in any capacity. She didn’t attend public schools, and did not send her children to public schools. Instead, she has spent her career working to undermine public education. DeVos has […]

Online STEM Opportunities for NJ Teachers

New Jersey teachers now have the opportunity to advance their STEM teaching skills, receive graduate credits and even earn their NJ Physics Endorsement with new online courses. Click here for more information. The courses are taught by The New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) – a nonprofit founded by the NJEA and run […]