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NJEA Disability Insurance Plan statewide open enrollment begins Nov. 5

October 14, 2020

Statewide open enrollment begins during virtual NJEA convention. This is an opportunity for guaranteed acceptance. Members enrolling now may select any coverage. Members currently insured may increase their monthly benefit up to $500 more. Open enrollment runs from Nov. 5, 2020 until Jan. 5, 2021. For more information or to enroll, visit enroll.njea.org. Questions? Call […]

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Registration open for Convention 2020

September 29, 2020

Enrollment in individual workshops necessary With few exceptions, attending the NJEA Convention for the last 76 years has been a matter of arranging transportation. Access to the convention and workshops did not generally require you to register in advance. But because this year the convention is remote, registration for the convention is necessary for proof […]

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Online Convention admission available for non-members

September 29, 2020

Non-members may purchase admission to the virtual 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 […]

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Celebration of Excellence postponed to 2021

September 18, 2020

The 2020 Celebration of Excellence has been postponed until the 2021 NJEA Convention. The Celebration of Excellence is an event that recognizes NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education grant winners, the latest New Jersey State Teacher of the Year, and NJEA’s Awards for Excellence recipients, New Jersey public school graduates who have […]

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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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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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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. 4-6. This year's Convention will be held remotely. Learn more here.



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  • Ruby Bridges, who at six-years-old crossed the threshold of William Frantz Elementary School and single-handedly initiated the desegregation of New Orleans’s public schools, is this year's Keynote Speaker at the 2020 Virtual #NJEAConvention.
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  • 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.
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