Memorandum of Agreement

February 27, 2018

I am pleased to report that the Association and the Board signed a Memorandum of Agreement.  Details regarding the agreement will be shared soon. Sincerely, Adrian Rodriguez President Fort Lee Education Association

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President’s Message Regarding Negotiations

February 11, 2018

President’s Message Regarding Negotiations Day 590 — February 11, 2018 The prolonged struggle for a fair resolution of the contract being negotiated between the Fort Lee Education Association and the Board of Education continues unabated.  For almost two years, the Association has attempted to negotiate in good faith but has been stymied at every turn […]

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Promoting Reading with our Annual Book Breakfast — with Anna and Elsa

January 21, 2018

Dear Families and Friends of Fort Lee, It is important to get excited about learning and reading at a young age.  We believe that you share our enthusiasm when it comes to promoting the best education possible for all students of the Fort Lee Public Schools. 

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Negotiating in Good Faith

January 19, 2018

Generally, teams in negotiations are expected to consider and respond to one another’s offers and not do anything to undermine the bargaining process or the authority of parties’ representatives (https://www.pon.harvard.edu/). The actions of January 18th that brought the super conciliation meeting to an abrupt halt leads the Association to believe that the members of the Board of Education’s […]

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Fort Lee Teachers Seeing Significant Decreases in Take-Home Pay

January 17, 2018

Devastating consequences impact the teachers and their families as a result of the existing expired contract that is currently in place.  Some teachers are unable to meet their basic financial obligations like mortgage, rent, and car payments. Others are taking on added debt like short-term loans and increased use of credit cards. While the overall […]

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2017 — PRIDE Pumpkin Decorating

October 21, 2017

The Fort Lee Education Association hosts another successful PRIDE event for the Fort Lee Community. Over 600 pumpkins were decorated!  See some of the pictures below. Light refreshments were served and fun was had by all. Events such as these are brought to you by the Teachers, Secretaries, Custodians, and Paraprofessionals who work with your […]

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FLEA Treasurer Joins TPAF Board of Trustees

January 13, 2015

  Howard D. Lipoff, treasurer of the Fort Lee Education Association (FLEA), has started a three-year-term on the Board of Trustees of New Jersey’s Teachers’ Pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF). His first meeting was January 8th. “I am very excited to begin my term on the board of trustees,” Lipoff said. “I feel that the pension fund […]

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NJEA wins right to bargain 5-year contracts

January 23, 2014

In a major victory for all members, Gov. Chris Christie has signed NJEA legislation that will allow school districts and their employees to negotiate contracts for a term up to five years in duration. “This is a great win for NJEA members because it will give them more options when bargaining their contracts,” said NJEA […]

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Music Integration a big hit at School #1.

January 7, 2014

FLEA congratulates music teacher Carl Faust and his colleagues at Fort Lee School #1, who were featured on Classroom Close-up, NJ, NJEA’s TV program about the great things happening in New Jersey’s public schools. In case you were unable to see the show when it aired, you can click here to see the segment on […]

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Recent PRIDE Events hosted by the Fort Lee Education Association

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