Path to Poverty Vetoed by Gov. Murphy

January 22, 2020

Just over a week ago, in the closing days of the last legislative session, legislative leaders tried to sneak through a bill that would have created a permanent Path to “Progress” (Poverty!) commission. While the bill ultimately passed the Senate and Assembly, our loud advocacy created a lot of pressure and dissention in the Statehouse […]

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Food to Families

January 21, 2020

The WEA donated reusable grocery totes to the PTO food bank in order to provide a sturdy and eco-friendly way to help families in need collect groceries. We also recently donated over $500 in groceries to the Wayne Council of PTO’s Food Bank to help give relief to the members of the Wayne community. Please […]

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What has the WEA been up to?

January 14, 2020

Please see all of the exciting things we have been working on by clicking on the link below.  PR 12-11-1-15  

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Pathway to “Progress”- related legislation moving

January 13, 2020

In a desperate, last-minute attempt to sneak bad legislation through at today’s final Lame Duck session, the Senate and Assembly have scheduled S-3770/A-6118 for a vote on Monday.  Those bills, part of the so-called Pathway to Progress (i.e. Poverty!) plan championed by anti- educator Sen. Sweeney for over a year, would create a permanent commission to carry […]

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Elizabeth A. Allen Award Winner Eda Ferrante

January 13, 2020

Congratulations to our president and friend, Eda Ferrante, for receiving the Elizabeth A. Allen Women in Education Award!!! Empowering women is a not-so-secret passion of Eda’s. She will never pass up the chance to promote the women in her life and those who have come before her. We are so proud of you!!! Check out […]

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President's Message

Dear Members,

Welcome to the new Wayne Education Association’s Website. I hope that you will visit often. It is our goal to provide this site with important news and information that will keep you informed and up to date with the newest educational and political happenings. Please use this website as a tool in making informed decisions and keeping current with the information vital to our profession. 

Specifically, this site will be the place to find information on workshops that we, as well as the county, will be offering throughout the year. In addition, you will find the schedule for Rep Council meetings, social gatherings, and other events that we will be holding in the future.

We will also be posting the latest national, state and local news vital to our profession. This will be especially important this fall as we head to the elections in November. Keep current by finding and supporting candidates that have been endorsed by the NJEA and PCEA political action committees and, of course, our local PAC, the Committee for Academic Excellence.

The site is a work in progress and will be adding new features throughout the school year. So stop in and check us out! If you have any suggestions for pages or material to be included, please drop us a line. We are always glad to hear from you and our genuinely interested in your thoughts. It is our desire to truly build a site that will serve all our members on a continuous basis.

Well that’s it for now. I wish you the best of school years. What you do is important and you should be proud of the work that you do every day for the children of Wayne. There is great honor in what you do and the WEA will do its best to see to it that our professionals are treated with respect and dignity.

Best Wishes,



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