South Orange Maplewood Education Association

April 14, 2016
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Somerset Patriots- Teacher of the Year Game Tickets: May 3rd and May 5th

California Casualty is again the sponsor for the 2016 Teachers of the Year Program by the Somerset Patriots.

These Teacher Appreciation nights take place on May 3rd for Somerset and Union Counties and on May 5th for Middlesex and Hunterdon Counties.

The games start at 7:05pm with a pre-game ceremony acknowledging the teachers around 6:30 pm

http://www.somersetpatriots.com/calendar/table?year=2016&month=05&day=21&type=promo

 We have 100 Upper Box tickets available for each game.

Anyone interested in reserving tickets can email Tom McCartney directly tmccartney@somersetpatriots.com with a copy to me agrosso@calcas.com

 

April 1, 2016
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2016 NJEA ballot:: We have a few SOMEA members running for a few positions

In the coming weeks you will be receiving a 2016 NJEA ballot in the mail. We are proud to announce that we have a few SOMEA members running for a few positions: 

 

Candidates for NJEA Delegate Assembly (Two-Year Term 2016-2018)

  • Phil McCormick-Teacher-CHS
  • Brenda Ross-Guidance Secretary-SOMS

Candidate for NJEA Delegate Assembly Alternate (Two-Year Term 2016-2018)

  • Keysha Knight-Secretary at CHS

Candidates for NEA-RA (Regular) (One Year Term)

  • Sabina Ellis-Technology Integration Trainer-CHS
  • Pat Hurley-Teacher-CHS
  • Rocio Lopez-Teacher-CHS
  • Phil McCormick-Teacher-CHS

Candidate for NEA-RA (Minority Concerns)  (One Year Term)

  • Sabina Ellis-Technology Integration Trainer-CHS

 

 

 

January 12, 2016
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SOMEA attended the ECEA Legislative Reception that took place on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at The Atrium in West Orange, NJ

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Senator Ron Rice, SOMEA’s President Paula Bethea and ECEA President Anthony Rosamilia attending the ECEA Legislative Reception that took place on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at The Atrium in West Orange, NJ

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ECEA Legislative Reception that took place on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at The Atrium in West Orange, NJ

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Terrance Henry (Irvington Public Schools) Paula Bethea (South Orange Maplewood School District -SOMEA President) Brenda Ross (South Orange Maplewood School District ) Senator Ron Rice Sr. and Keysha Knight (South Orange Maplewood School District) at the ECEA Legislative Reception that took place on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at The Atrium in West Orange, NJ

SOMEA represented at the 2015 NJEA Convention November 5th and 6th

November 9, 2015 by SABINA | 0 comments

 

 

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CHS Technology Trainer Sabina Ellis representing the NJEA Technology Committee

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SOMEA’s Treasurer and CHS Main Office Secretary Wahkeelah Ellis and CHS Technology Trainer Sabina Ellis enjoying the NJEA Convention

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CHS Phys Ed Teacher, Pat Hurley speaking with NJEA members about gender steotyping i his presentation on “Best Practices for LGBTQ Youth in the Classroom and Gym”

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CHS secretary to department heads , Keysha Knight wth her co-presenter during their workshop on “Dealing with Difficult People”

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CHS teachers Phil McCormick and Pat Hurley, SOMS retired teacher Jacqueline Clark and SOMES teacher Diane Grant representing SOMEA at the convention

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CHS teacher Phil McCormick, representing SOMEA and ECEA at the NJEA Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Committee at the convention

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SOMS teacher Melissa Butler was one of the presenter at the EDMODO Theater at the convention

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