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NJEA announces remote Convention for 2020

May 18, 2020

Event will feature online professional learning for educators The 2020 New Jersey Education Association Convention, scheduled for Nov. 5-6, will be held remotely, NJEA announced today. Following extensive consideration of the factors involved in holding a traditional in-person event in the context of a global pandemic and the uncertainty of what social distancing and other […]

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Interested in presenting at the 2020 NJEA Convention?

March 23, 2020

The Professional Development and Instructional Issues (PDII) division of NJEA is now accepting presenter proposals for the 2020 NJEA Convention to be held Nov. 5-6, 2020. All proposals to present at the NJEA Convention and at Digital Boulevard must be submitted electronically. The deadline for submission is April 15, 2020. Please review your proposal carefully […]

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Awards for Excellence: Nominate an outstanding N.J. public school graduate

March 11, 2020

Since 1984, NJEA has presented Awards for Excellence at the NJEA Convention to New Jersey public school graduates who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in their fields of expertise. Awardees have come from all fields including—but not limited to—education, entertainment, government, media, and the fine arts. To be eligible, the nominees must have graduated from a […]

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NJEA Convention Boardwalk Run and Fun Walk results

January 1, 2020

The George M. Adams Boardwalk Run and Fun Walk is an annual highlight for early risers at the NJEA Convention. Runners Danielle Fudala and Peter Ianacone were the first female and male runners to cross the finish line. Fudala is a physical education teacher at Octavius Catto Community Family School in Camden and a member […]

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Scan to Win!

October 29, 2019

PRIZE DRAWINGS FROM NJEA MEMBER BENEFITS All NJEA members are winners when they attend the NJEA Convention, but some very lucky members have a chance to win a variety of valuable giveaways from NJEA Member Benefits partners. Be sure to visit Booth 1938 to scan your badge to enter drawings for these prizes. THURSDAY DRAWINGS […]

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Plan your Convention with the NJEA Events app

October 19, 2019

Download the NJEA Events App today and plan your Convention. The mobile app carries all the information found in the NJEA Convention Program and allows you to: Stay organized with up-to-the-minute exhibitor, speaker, and event information Receive push notification updates from NJEA Build a personalized schedule and bookmark exhibitors Take notes and download event handouts and presentations Locate sessions and […]

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Online Convention admission available for non-members

October 19, 2019

Non-members may purchase admission to the NJEA Convention online before the event. The admission price for full access, which includes professional development sessions, is $150. Exhibit floor access only is $50. >>Purchase tickets Frequently Asked Questions Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? You must be 18 or older to […]

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Open enrollment for NJEA Disability Plan at NJEA Convention

October 7, 2019

There will be an open enrollment for our income protection/disability insurance program at the NJEA Convention on Nov. 7 and 8.  Any member who is physically present will be able to enroll for coverage up to two-thirds of salary or to increase monthly benefit by up to $500 without the need to answer health questions. […]

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Where’s my Convention badge?

September 21, 2019

All members will pick up their badges at the Atlantic City Convention Center on the second floor upon arrival. Your NJEA Convention badge is one of the best benefits of your NJEA membership—you get it because you’re a member. Nonmembers pay as much as $150 to attend the convention. So how do I get my […]

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Save your seat for NJEA Convention workshops

September 10, 2019

Have you ever made a list of NJEA Convention workshops you absolutely wanted to attend, only to discover the room had reached its capacity before you got to the door? For certain workshops at the 2019 NJEA Convention, you will be able to guarantee yourself a seat. NJEA is piloting a preregistration program for certain […]

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About Us

About the NJEA Convention

1. Who?

In addition to teachers and other certified staff, NJEA also counts among its members educational support professionals (ESP), college students preparing to become teachers, faculty and staff from the state’s community colleges, and retired educators.

1. What?

More than 300 professional development seminars, workshops, and programs designed to help teachers and educational support professionals hone their skills and stay current in their subject areas and chosen fields.

1. When?

The 2020 NJEA Convention will take place Nov. 5-6. This year's Convention will be held remotely. Learn more here.

The NJEA Convention Committee oversees convention programming.
The NJEA Convention Committee oversees convention programming.


Memories from Convention 2019


  • 🙌 🙌 
#WorldKindnessDay #CornelWest #NJEAConvention
  • We’ll see you next year! 
#NJEAConvention  #WEareNJEA
  • Before he took the time to meet with dedicated NJEA members, Governor Murphy joined NJEA President Marie Blistan, Comissioner of Education Dr. Lamont Repollet at our press conference today as Blistan announced new resources that will be available to all NJEA members through NJEA’s Amistad Taskforce to help implement the Amistad Curriculum. #NJEAConvention
  • Dr. Cornel West, author of “Race Matters and Democracy Matters,” “Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud” and “Black Prophetic,” inspires hundreds of NJEA members during this morning’s keynote address. #NJEAConvention
  • Day two is underway! #NJEAConvention
  • Professional Development ✅ 
Career Development ✅ 
Digital Boulevard ✅ 
Keynote Speakers – Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo ✅ 
Celebration of Excellence ✅ 
STEAM Tank Challenge Awards ✅ 
It’s safe to say day one of the #NJEAConvention was a success 😃  We can’t wait for tomorrow!
  • Kimberly Dickstein Hughes, the 2019-2020 New Jersey State Teacher of the Year, joined NJEA President Marie Blistan, NJEA Vice President Sean M. Spiller, and NJEA Secretary-Treasurer Steve Beatty for our annual Celebration of Excellence. #NJEAConvention
  • Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo, co-founders of CHOOSE and co-authors of “Tell Me Who You Are” inspired hundreds of NJEA members with their powerful keynote address on racial literacy #NJEAConvention
  • Annnnd we’re off! Thousands of educators are here in Atlantic City to learn and grow as professional educators. Share your Convention experience on social media using #NJEAConvention.
  • Tomorrow. We can't wait! 
  • Did you know? You can scan to win at the #NJEAConvention. Check out page 54 of the Convention program, available to download at njeaconvention.org, for more full details! #SeeYaThursday
  • Two days! #NJEAConvention

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