News and Publications
Attention NJPSA Members! School Employees Health Benefit Plan Design Committee (SEHBP PDC) Approves Changes for 2019: On Monday, September 17, 2018 the School Employees Health Benefit Plan Design Committee (SEHBP PDC) approved changes to [...]
On Thursday, September 13th, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee met. A handful of bills on the Committee’s agenda sought to enhance local efforts to promote safer student transportation practices in all New Jersey [...]
Yesterday, at the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee, considered legislation that would mandate that all students in grades 7 through 12 be annually screened for depression. The bill, A-3926 as amended in [...]
On August 31, 2018, New Jersey Department of Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet announced an important change in educator evaluation for the upcoming school year for both teachers and principals. Specifically, the Commissioner announced the [...]
Mrs. Argine Safari of Pascack Valley High School in Hillsdale, New Jersey has received a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching grant to Finland from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright [...]
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 directly to NJPSA members about how they can get involved in the MyVoiceMyVoteNJ voter registration drive Just a Minute with NJPSA
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
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 themainidea.net, click on Past Book Titles, and login using primavera 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.
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.