Atlantic City | November 7-8, 2019

Reserve your hotel room

Members can call to reserve their hotel room for the 2019 NJEA Convention or reserve online for a special discounted rate. See the hotel page for more info on hotels, rates, links to register and deadlines

Childcare available

Concerned about child care? KiddieCorp, a national leader in child care, will provide a comprehensive menu of activities for children from age 3-14. Bring the kids!  Learn more and register here.

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 2019 NJEA Convention will take place Nov. 7-8. The Exhibit Floor hours are: Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

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Plan your Convention with the NJEAEvents 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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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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Get discounts on eye exams and glasses at Convention

September 6, 2019

The Optical Academy Vision Team consists of optometrists, opticians, and vision technicians. They come to your school site, work site or community event and do complete eye exams on everyone. They are completely mobile with state of the art hand-held digital equipment. This year they will be at the NJEA Convention. NJEA members and their […]

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Get ready to rock and roll and at the 2019 NJEA Convention

April 16, 2019

The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation was established by Steven Van Zandt, the songwriter, producer, actor and activist who is a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. TeachRock is the foundation’s national middle and high school curriculum initiative. Created to address the challenges of an environment in which schools face cuts to arts funding, TeachRock includes […]

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NJEA Convention Boardwalk Run and Fun Walk results

November 29, 2018

The George M. Adams Boardwalk Run and Fun Walk is an annual highlight for early risers at the NJEA Convention. Runners Peter Ianacone and Margie Muir Shylock were the first male and female runners to cross the finish line. Ianacone is a teacher at Salome Long Memorial School in Saddle Brook and is a member […]

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Where’s my Convention badge?

September 21, 2018

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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Memories from Convention 2018


  • The #NJEAConvention is always more fun when you bring a friend. Tag a friend who is joining you at this year's Convention!
  • Make your voice heard on Main St. NJEA at the #NJEAConvention
  • Happy Friday 📚  #NJEAConvention #ThreeMoreWeeks
  • Calling all NJEA Preservice Members! 
Visit page 21 of the NJEA Convention Program (link = in bio) for workshops tailored to YOU.

#LeadershipMatters #NJEAConvention
  • 🎸 🎹 🎺 🎶 🎻 
#NJEAConvention #TeachRock
  • Did you know the #NJEAConvention offers many workshops exclusively to ESPs? Convention Program. Page 16. Link = bio 😎 ✅ 
  • Join the conversation at the ESP pavilion #NJEAConvention
  • There's truly something for everyone at the #NJEAConvention 😊 
Learn more about childcare at the Convention on our website, www.njeaconvention.org
  • Two keynote sessions in only two days! #NJEAConvention
  • You'll want to bring ideas, questions and insights about education policy in New Jersey to this session!

New Jersey Commissioner of Education Lamont Repollet and the New Jersey State Board of Education will speak with NJEA members on Friday, November 8 at 11 am in Hall A of the Atlantic City Convention Center.

#NJEAConvention #NJEALearns
  • This year the Equity Alliance area on the Convention floor will feature guest speakers who will lead conversations about equity, educational justice and leadership ✊ 
Convention program, page 13 for more info. Program = in bio 😎 
  • 💪 #NJEAConvention

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