VIRTUAL | November 4-6, 2020

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.
  • 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

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Venue & Info (2021)



1 Convention Blvd. Atlantic City, NJ