Chapter 78 Relief — Long Over Due

August 26, 2019

S-2606, long-awaited legislation that would tie public employees’ premium share for health benefits to a percentage of their salary instead of the premium has been introduced.  Some districts have already opted in, through collective bargaining, to format their contributions in the manner.   This bill, sponsored by Senator Joe Cryan, would reduce the amount most NJEA […]

Wear Red — May 1, 2019 — We are Worth It.

April 25, 2019

Let the New Jersey Legislature know it is time to pass legislation to make health care more affordable and provide ESP Job Justice! If you cannot attend a Lobby Day — You can show your support by wearing red and by putting a red ribbon on your mailbox, front door, or a tree on your […]

Anna and Elsa Join FLEA for a great Book Breakfast

February 24, 2019

Members of the Fort Lee Education Association enjoy getting out and connecting to the Fort Lee Community. We sincerely hope you enjoyed the breakfast goodies, a gift of a book or two, getting photos with Anna and Elsa as well as listening to them sing. It truly is FLEA’s pleasure to take time to connect […]

Our very own FLEA Treasurer — Elected to be the Chairman of the Teacher’s Pension and Annuity Fund Board of Trustees

January 29, 2019

FLEA Treasurer, Howard D. Lipoff, was elected chairman of the Teachers’ Pension and Annuity Fund Board of Trustees at the board’s January 10th meeting. Mr. Lipoff is serving in his second term on the board, which meets monthly in Trenton. While he is elected by members of the fund, he was selected by board members […]

Contact Your State Legislators

January 27, 2019

In addition to getting a visible presense on our local site and media pages, hashtags like #RedForEd #FixTheUnfairness #WeAreWorthIt could spread across the county or even the state. Proudly represent Fort Lee.   Those with a vested interest in education in New Jersey need to encourage those in the state legislature to get bills passed […]


January 25, 2019

Participate in #RedForEd — WE are Worth it Wednesdays — On January 30th, show your commitment to fighting for Chapter 78 Relief and Job Justice for ESP’s.  WEAR RED for ED.  Be sure to share photos of you and your colleagues wearing red on social media.  Tag the Fort Lee Education Association via Facebook and […]

Post Pictures with Pride

January 24, 2019

We are looking for content to populate our Association’s Website.  Start tagging!  When posting to social media — please do so outside of your contract hours. You can also send photos to  

Make Chapter 78 Relief a Reality

January 20, 2019

All stakeholders should be interested in getting Trenton to write a new Chapter regarding Healthcare Relief for those employed by the public schools of New Jersey.  If you are interested in helping with this much needed action, read the post linked below in its entirety — contact your assemblyman and state senator and use the […]

Spreading Bright Ideas

November 20, 2018

Nina Anderson is a veteran teacher in Fort Lee, NJ with over two decades of middle school education experience. Having taught a variety of unique learners including gifted and talented, general education, special needs, and autistic students, Nina brings passion, energy, and humor to every occasion. She has assisted in the implementation and development of several […]

From the Theater Arts Department of FLHS

November 18, 2018

THE CRUCIBLE, will run on November 29th and 30th at 7:00 p.m. and on December 1st at 3:00 p.m. in the Fort Lee High School Auditorium. Each performance will run for approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes with a 15-minute intermission. Ticket prices are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students (with i.d.) and senior […]


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NJEA on Instagram

  • Hundreds of NJEA members from around the state and county joined the Wayne Education Association (WEA) to urge the BOE to reconsider its position and work to return WEA President Eda Ferrante back to full-time release status. NJEA President Marie Blistan and Vice President Sean Spiller pointed to the ongoing success of Wayne’s schools as clear evidence of the need to maintain the status quo. After all, strong schools + strong unions = educational success for students. #UnionStrong #WeAreAllEdaFerrante
  • The Bound Brook Education Association was joined by parents and community members at Bound Brook's River Festival to show their support for local public schools and students. The group Bound Brook United Parents and Educators will be screening BOE candidates for November's election 💪 #WEareNJEA #strongertogether
  • NJEA Vice President @spillerfornjea met with members of the Audubon Education Association this afternoon. Spiller thanked the members of the AEA for their commitment to public education and talked with members about this year’s statewide initiative to #fixtheunfairness 💪 #WEareNJEA #UnionStrong
  • A new school year has begun, and we’re wearing #RedForEd on Wednesdays✊ #fixtheunfairness #weareworthit #unionstrong 💪
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