• NJ Plan Complies with Federal Requirements under ESSA

    From Joint Statement of NJPSA, NJASA, and NJEA: "We are pleased that the US Department of Education has stated that New Jersey’s plan to replace the NJ-SLA standardized tests with other more appropriate assessment tools fully complies with federal requirements under ESSA. New Jersey students will not have to see their instruction time interrupted to take tests that are not helpful or appropriate under current conditions."

    NJ Plan Complies with Federal Requirements under ESSA
  • Foster Systemic Change, Promote Sustainable Growth, and Accelerate Student Learning

    FEA provides professional learning (synchronous and asynchronous) and coaching to support leadership teams, professional learning communities, and individual educators. ESSER Funds can be used to provide your school or district with sustainable training through a multitude of opportunities that will extend its impact beyond ESSER II

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    Foster Systemic Change, Promote Sustainable Growth, and  Accelerate Student Learning
  • FEA Catalog of Events Is Now Available

    Live online and self-paced courses to get you ready to move forward in the fall. All sessions are listed chronologically as well as in categories of learning to help you find the professional learning you are looking for. In-district programs are also available on any topic. Call us for details.

    FEA Catalog of Events Is Now Available
  • Congratulations to Karen Bingert

    In announcing NJPSA's selection of Karen Bingert, principal of Hillsborough High School, as its new executive director, effective July 1, Pat Wright wrote the letter posted below to all members.

    Congratulations to Karen Bingert
  • New Episodes Every Monday

    David Nash, Esq. and the LEGAL ONE team will present a new podcast every week on emerging school law issues and Court cases. Now available, Episode 7, Analyzing Discrimination Claims and McDonnell Douglas v. Green. Search for LEGAL ONE on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or Spotify.

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    New Episodes Every Monday
  • New Online Courses Available Now!

    A new suite of self-paced, easy-to-access, content-rich online professional learning courses for educators, developed by NJ's foremost educational and legal experts.

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    New Online Courses Available Now!
  • Learn How You Can Maximize Your Professional Learning Budget and Save

    Your district can pay $5,000 up front for professional learning services throughout the year and receive 10% off coaching and in-district programs, plus member prices for all professional learning sessions. Makes Board approval much easier.

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    Learn How You Can Maximize Your Professional Learning Budget and Save
  • Leadership Connection is Open

    Use the Leadership Connection to communicate and share resources with your colleagues. Click on the button below, then click NJPSA Leadership Connection and continue to sign in. Then enter your email address and password.

    Leadership Connection is Open

USDOE States That NJ's Alternate Assessment Tools Are in Compliance

US Department of Education (USED) sent a letter stating that New Jersey’s proposal to replace this spring’s NJ-SLA exams with a series of alternative assessment tools is in compliance with federal requirements under ESSA.

Virtual Workshop Updates, Roundtables, and Webinar Recordings

FEA, LEGAL ONE, and the NJDOE are presenting several webinars and Zoom sessions as we are only offering online learning due to COVID-19. Additionally, we have migrated all in-person professional learning to online platforms.

NJPSA/FEA Staff List

Should you need to contact NJPSA/FEA staff, please refer to this list of staff members and their email addresses.

Member Login and Leadership Connection

NJPSA members can login here to access members-only information and services, as well as the Leadership Connection, NJPSA's private social network,


NJEXCEL (Expedited Certification for Educational Leadership) is the only non-traditional, state-approved program that leads to principal, supervisor and school administrator certification. It is a convenient, time-saving, practical and relevant program that will not only make you eligible for the job you want, but will prepare you to succeed in it.


Click on the link to the PSEL page to learn how to best use the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders Reflection and Growth Tool and to access the tool online. You can also sign up for an in-district workshop, where FEA presenters come to your district and teach your team all there is to know about the tool.


Learn about NJ Leaders to Leaders (NJL2L), the sole state-approved provider for comprehensive mentoring, providing support to new school leaders in the successful completion of the state-required two-year Residency for Standard Principal Certification.


The leader in school law training for educators, LEGAL ONE provides online courses, in-person workshops, and in-district programs that administrators need to fulfill their duties and to comply with the new laws that require every school administrator to complete professional learning in school law, ethics and/or governance every year.