First Year FAQs

This workshop features interactive stations that expose key tips and tricks to become a successful first-year teacher. Topics include classroom set-up, observations, parent-teacher conferences, and more!

Friday, Nov. 9 at 9:30 to 11 a.m. in Room 311

Preparing Yourself for Landing a Teaching Job in NJ Schools

Participants will explore how to prepare themselves for the competitive process of securing a job in this hands-on workshop presented by

Friday, Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 311

Late Lunch and Learn

NJEA Preservice members are invited to the Late Lunch and Learn presentation on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in The Gallery at the Sheraton.

Advantages of NJEA Preservice membership

NJEA Preservice gives preservice educators every advantage of NJEA membership, including a subscription to the NJEA Review, access to NJEA’s statewide professional development and advocacy opportunities throughout the year, and free admission to the NJEA Convention. NJEA Preservice members are encouraged to visit the Early Career Network area on the Exhibit Hall floor. There you will meet members who are just beginning their careers in education and other preservice members.

NJEA Preservice members may attend the NJEA Preservice Conference on April 13, 2019.

Encourage student teachers to join

If you have student teachers or practicum students in your school, or if you know any New Jersey college students enrolled in teacher education programs, encourage them to join NJEA Preservice.

How to join

For online membership registration, go to