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Enjoy, and recognize workers, this Labor Day

Filed in Action, Opinion by on August 30, 2014 0 Comments
Enjoy, and recognize workers, this Labor Day

 As many of us in the education profession in Passaic County prepare to “go live” after Labor Day, take time this weekend to relax.  Let’s also celebrate the sacrifices of our union brothers and sisters who made it possible for us to participate in society as middle class citizens.  Yes, we need to fight to retain […]

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Teachers: Special Opportunity for your Students! UPDATE

Filed in Announcements, Workshops by on August 20, 2014 0 Comments
Teachers:  Special Opportunity for your Students! UPDATE

The American Labor Museum and PCEA are sponsoring a book project to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the birth of our home state of New Jersey.  Students in grades 3 through 12 can submit an original essay or poem for publication in the book  New Jersey Workers Then & Now. For more information, and a […]

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Be proud: NJ schools are #1

Filed in News by on August 19, 2014 0 Comments
Be proud:  NJ schools are #1

An analysis performed by WalletHub determined that NJ districts have the top performing schools in the United States.  This in-depth study used 12 key metrics to make this determination.  See the complete report here.  

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Support businesses that support educators

Filed in Action by on July 29, 2014 0 Comments
Support businesses that support educators

 Check out the Comedy Night Ad Journal 2014 that was held on May 2.  The businesses that purchased the advertisements help our mission to support public educators.  Now more than ever, we need their support!  Review the ads and visit one of our supporters soon.

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Passaic County Delegation in Denver

Filed in Events by on July 12, 2014 0 Comments
Passaic County Delegation in Denver

Wearing their PCEA jackets, the delegates elected by their local associations or by the county membership gathered just before the early morning caucus on July 6, 2014.  This year the delegation was 34 strong.  In addition, several retired members and Sean Spiller honored their Passaic County connection.  

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Belleville Rally Draws Large Crowd

Filed in Action, News by on June 24, 2014 0 Comments
Belleville Rally Draws Large Crowd

Supporting our Essex County colleagues in Belleville on June 23, 2013 were Patti Kberdle, Sandi Lazzara, Sean Spiller, Joe Cheff, and Keriann Palmieri.  Many other PCEA and NJEA members were in attendance.  The rally was in support of Belleville Education Association President Mike Mignone, who was suspended without pay and brought up on tenure charges […]

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PCEA Media Campaign

Filed in PRIDE event, Resources by on June 1, 2014 0 Comments

Have you seen our commercials? We have five available below which vary from thanking our veterans to highlighting the successes of the students and staff of Passaic County. Thanks to NJEA PRIDE for funding the production of the videos. (Produced by Cable TV Advertising Associates). Check them out below: When Did We Become the Enemy? Thanks […]

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PCEA honors Friends of Educators

Filed in Events by on May 23, 2014 0 Comments
PCEA honors Friends of Educators

On May 9, 2014, 8 people were honored for their service and contributions to the education community.  Pictured are the award winners with NJEA officers and PCEA President.  From left, Sean Spiller, NJEA Secretary-Treasurer; Award Recipients Steve Boudalis, Kristin Corrado, Al Alexander, John Currie, Harry Camwell, Martha DeBlieu; PCEA President Joe Cheff; Award Recipient Marlene […]

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Volunteer with CASA!

Filed in Action by on April 29, 2014 0 Comments
Volunteer with CASA!

You may be frustrated with the system, knowing kids who need help.  Or you may know someone who needs something to do.  Read more about CASA, to consider it for yourself or someone you know.

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Pompton Lakes Teachers Win NEA Grant

Filed in Announcements by on April 22, 2014 1 Comment
Pompton Lakes Teachers Win NEA Grant

Congratulations to Marisa Landy and Lauren Hennessey of the Lenox School for winning a $5000 Student Achievement Grant from the NEA Foundation.  They plan to use the award to improve student writing by using Google Drive technology.  Passaic County students are certain to benefit from the innovative spirit of these two fine teachers.

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