With Election Day fast approaching it is important to be as informed as possible on the candidates for local, state and national positions and to carefully consider how their views may shape the educational environment of Hillsborough. Similar to last year, all BOE candidates were offered the opportunity to respond to a questionnaire created by the HEA. This information was used to create the newsletter found below. Please note that this information can be shared, but does not serve as an endorsement of any candidate(s).
Please join the NJEA Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Committee for a free brunch on November 10, 2017 from 11 am until 1 pm in Crown Ballrooms I & II at the Sheraton Hotel.
Learn what NJEA resources are available to members and leaders for self-education, member education and advocacy for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) members and students.
The Somerset Patriots have made the playoffs and members can attend tomorrow night’s game for free – just bring a school ID/badge!
As you know, Pennsylvania is a key battleground state in this year’s presidential election. In order to help elect our endorsed candidate, Hillary Clinton, NJEA has arranged an opportunity this weekend for members to do get-out-the-vote work in PA.
The details, along with a link to register, are below. Please attend if you are able, and please share this with any NJEA member who wants to be part of this important and historic election.
DATE: Saturday November 5, 2016
Bus leaves from NJEA HQ Parking Lot
100 Capitol Street, Trenton, NJ
8 a.m. – Breakfast at NJEA HQ
8:30 a.m. – Bus leaves (promptly!)
4:15 p.m. – Bus leaves PA for return to NJEA
- NJEA members help stop bad billsCould resurface in new session Congratulations NJEA members! Your advocacy helped stop two bad bills from becoming law in the closing days of the 2016-17 legislative session. S-3309 (Urban Hope Act IV) would have dramatically expanded the Renaissance Schools program that has been used to undermine neighborhood public schools in Camden. NJEA members sent hu […]