Higher Education

NJEA has a full day of programming designed for its higher education members.


Friday, Nov. 10

New Jersey County College Association (NJCCA) Breakfast Meeting

9:30 – 11 a.m.

Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel
Ocean Pier Room

This is an annual breakfast meeting for all NJCCA members. All higher education members are encouraged to attend.  There is a fee of $10 for non-NJCCA members. Current community college issues will be discussed. Mike Flynn of the NJEA Government Relations Division will provide NJCCA members with updates on the current political landscape.


Member Driven Roundtable Discussion Groups

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Atlantic City Convention Center
Rooms 305, 307, and 308

Join your colleagues for in-depth conversations concerning current issues of New Jersey community colleges. The roundtable discussion topics will be the three main ideas that were generated from the Oct.7 NJEA Higher Education Collective Bargaining Summit. (See below). Registration is encouraged by calling 609-689-9580.

Discussion Topics:

  • Room 305 – Agency Fee & Janus Decision: What Must We Do & How?
  • Room 307 – Unity: How Can Local Associations at Each College Work Together?
  • Room 308 – Legislation: If you Were to Write a Higher Education Bill, What Would it Be?

NJEA Higher Education Convention Luncheon

1p.m. – 3 p.m.

Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel
Pearl Ballroom

Keynote address: Academic Freedom and Freedom of Speech—Do You Have It? Speaker: Steven R. Cohen, Esq., Selikoff and Cohen, PA, NJEA Network Attorney

Steve Cohen has more than 40 years of experience in both public and private sector labor and employment law, including all phases of practice before the trial and appellate courts, National Labor Relations Board, Public Employment Relations Commission, Civil Service Commission, Office of Administrative Law, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Division on Civil Rights.


Reservations are required. To make a reservation, send a check for $29 payable to NJEA/HE, c/o Beneficial Bank, P.O. Box 13661, Philadelphia, PA  19101-3661, or contact Karen “Skip” Perry at kperry@njea.org or 609-689-9580.