Upcoming Dates of Interest

September 20, 2019

September 25, 2019 — 6:15 p.m. Governor Phil Murphy at Teaneck High School — Town Hall Meeting — Click HERE for details — October 3, 2019 — New Member Get Together, LFC Middle School 3:30 pm October 6, 2019 — Tent Event — Meet the Candidates — Home of Esther Fletcher in River Edge, New […]

Rolling In #RedforEd

September 4, 2019

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.  

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 […]

#RedForEd

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 fortleeeducators@gmail.com.  

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 […]

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NJEA on Instagram

  • The Wayne Education Association (WEA), NJEA Secretary-Treasurer Steve Beatty and NJEA members and staff from around the state descended upon the Wayne Board of Education meeting last night to urge the board to reinstate Eda Ferrante to her full-time release president status. Speaker after speaker, including parents, community residents and elected officials, spoke passionately about the benefits of having a full-time release president, with many describing the top-notch work that Ferrante has done. Their words made an impact, as the BOE voted to honor the collective bargaining agreement and immediately restore FTR status in Wayne. #UnionPower #WeAreAllEdaFerrante
  • NJ State Teacher of the Year Kimberly Dickstein joined local leaders from across Camden County tonight for their FIRST Coordinated Membership Council/Collective Bargaining Council (CMC/CBC) Meeting. Local leaders shared ideas about the best ways to strengthen membership and the most effective bargaining strategies from the table 💪 #WEareNJEA #UnionStrong
  • Members of the Toms River EA calling fellow NJEA members and writing GOTV postcards for NJREA member Kathy Eagan, who is running for School Board in Toms River. #WEAreNJEA #ElectionsMatter #GOTV
  • NJEA Secretary-Treasurer Steve Beatty joined more than 30 NJEA members at the National Education Association’s LGBTQ+ Educational Issues Conference this weekend 💪  Dr. Jill Biden made a special appearance at the conference  to lend her support to all members in attendance and all educators!  #WEareNJEA #UnionStrong
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