Camden's corporate con
New Jersey’s urban school districts have long been the targets of the corporate “reformers” who seek to privatize their funding. That’s been particularly true in the state takeover districts, with Newark and Camden singled out by the Christie administration for full frontal assaults.
Join NJEA's "Daytime Face"
Just as the NJEA Reporter is retiring at the end of this school year, many active NJEA members will as well. But neither will really stop working. The content of the Reporter will merge with the content of the Review and active NJEA members will become activists in the New Jersey Retirees’ Education Association—or as NJREA President Pat Provnick calls it, the “Daytime Face of NJEA.”
NJEA member wins college’s top teaching award
A professor known for her zest for life and learning – both inside and outside the classroom – has won the top instructional award available to Camden County College faculty.
NJ State Teacher of the Year wins national award for teaching excellence
Kathleen Assini, an eighth grade social studies teacher at Delsea Regional Middle School in Franklinville, and the 2013-14 NJ Teacher of the Year, will receive the 2015 California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence, one of public education’s most prestigious awards. Assini is among 39 public educators who will be honored at the NEA Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Education Gala to be held in Washington, DC on February 13, 2015.
Making a difference
Roberta Rissling has been a paraprofessional in the Township of Franklin Public Schools for the past ten years. She finds it extremely rewarding to work in the community where she lives. She works one-on-one with students who need extra help. She loves her job because she is making a big difference in the lives of her students.
Deciphering the code
Think understanding computer technology is just about learning how to use Word and Excel? Think again! These days, students are being taught coding, the language of computer science, to add to their 21st century skill set. In fact, it’s estimated that one in every 10 schools in New Jersey now offers classes in coding for students at all grade levels. Read about how some NJEA members and their students caught the attention of Inside Jersey magazine and learn how their classrooms are joining the coding movement.
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