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What’s New for 2018 in Pension and Benefits?

by Robert Murphy January 4, 2018

New Prescription Manager: – OPTUMRx Effective January 1, 2018, members (active and retired) whose prescription coverage is through the SEHBP will have a new Prescription Management Service – OPTUMRx replaced Express Scripts. Those impacted [...]

NJPSA Council Meeting – December 8, 2017

by Jennifer Keyes-Maloney December 5, 2017

Agenda (PDF) I. Welcome (Ralph Aiello, President) II. Minutes of Council Meeting – September 27, 2017 III. President’s Report 2017 Nominating Committee Report (Nicole Moore) NJPSA Annual Membership Meeting & Legislative Conference Date: Friday, [...]

Holiday Observances

by Wayne Oppito November 29, 2017

  HOLIDAY OBSERVANCES     SECULAR It is well-settled in case law that the establishment of the school calendar is the managerial prerogative of a board of education.  The courts have held that a [...]

Please Donate to Toys for Tots

by Dan Higgins November 13, 2017

NJPSA/FEA is continuing its tradition of participating in the Toys for Tots collection on behalf of the United States Marine Corps during this holiday season.  Collection boxes have been set up in our reception areas and will be available [...]


Just a Minute with NJPSA

In this series of YouTube video clips, Dan Higgins interviews NJPSA and FEA staff for "just a minute" to keep you informed about upcoming events, member benefits, state and federal legislation, and new legal decisions that could affect NJPSA members.

In this segment, Dan talks with Dr. Ben Dworkin, director of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics, about the recent gubernatorial election and what we can expect in a Phil Murphy administration. Just a Minute with NJPSA

In this segment, NJPSA Director of Retirement Services Bob Murphy talks about the pension fund and increased health care costs. Just a Minute with NJPSA


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Educational Viewpoints

This peer-reviewed scholarly journal is full of educational articles on many varied subjects written by NJPSA members. All administrators will find something helpful in this publication.


The Main Idea

Through our partnership with The Main Idea, NJPSA is happy to provide our members with this free benefit that gives you unlimited access to the comprehensive educational information you want in the time-saving, manageable format that you need. In short, you now have access to professionally condensed summaries of the most important educational books available today.

To read these summaries, go to, click on Past Book Titles, and login using teamwork as the password:

Click on the image of each book to download the pdf.

Be sure to check back every month to see the new book summaries that have been added to The Main Idea.


NJPSA Bookshelf

Check out these awesome books written by NJPSA members Judith Brendel, Dennis Fare, James Pedersen, Brad Currie, and Spike Cook.

PARCC ELA/Literacy Assessments

Common Core: PARCC ELA/Literacy Assessments Grades 3 and 4. Created by a team of curriculum experts, these books feature step-by-step standards-aligned instruction, full-length practice tests for all question types — Interactive Reading, Literary Analysis, Narrative Writing, and Research Simulation, expert guidance for dealing with authentic texts, including tips, strategies, and graphic organizers, and easy-to-navigate lessons equip students with the research and writing skills needed to ensure success on the PARCC® ELA Assessments.