This year is off to a start like no other! Whether you are starting Kindergarten, Fourth Grade, Eighth Grade or Twelfth Grade . . . here are some words from a very wise author: You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you […]
Convocation started Wednesday, September 4th with our Membership meeting in the parking lot of Fort Lee High School and walking in, enmasse. #RedforEd is a nationwide campaign to get all stakeholders to join together to demand the public schools our students deserve. We invite EVERYONE to wear #RedforEd on Wednesdays.
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]