Upcoming IEA Events

Sun 09

Mother’s Day

May 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 10

Rep Elections

May 10
Wed 19

IBOE Monthly Meeting

May 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 31

Memorial Day Weekend

May 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jun 18

Juneteenth – District Closed

June 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

COVID Vaccines In Essex County: Here’s What You Need To Know

By JANET | March 13, 2021

COVID Vaccines In Essex County: Here’s What You Need To Know   Eric Kiefer, Patch Staff Posted Fri, Mar 12, 2021 at 10:23 am ET|Updated Fri, Mar 12, 2021 at 12:02 pm ET ESSEX COUNTY, NJ —New Jersey keeps expanding the number of its available COVID-19 vaccination sites, with new locations recently added to the state’s ever-evolving list. In Essex […]

Biden says all educators, school staff should be considered essential workers

By JANET | March 2, 2021

During remarks at the White House on Tuesday, President Biden said every educator, school staff and child care worker should be considered an essential worker. He also challenged states to get those workers at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot by the end of March. Video Transcript JOE BIDEN: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the […]

Murphy Signs Law That Guarantees Tuition-Free Community College

By JANET | February 28, 2021

Murphy Signs Law That Guarantees Tuition-Free Community College     By JOHN MOONEY February 27, 2021 at 5:28 PM   JERSEY CITY – Fulfilling a promise to make tuition-free community college a reality, Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed A4410, permanently establishing the Community College Opportunity Grant Program (CCOG) that will allow qualified students to […]

Montclair Parents Raise Privacy Concerns As District Plans Expansion of Computer Monitoring

By JANET | February 28, 2021

By NATALIE HEARD HACKETT February 27, 2021 at 9:00 AM   Montclair Parents Raise Privacy Concerns As District Plans Expansion of Computer Monitoring   MONTCLAIR, NJ – This week, as the Montclair Public School District announced the https://www.tapinto.net/towns/montclair/sections/education/articles/montclair-parents-raise-privacy-concerns-as-district-plans-expansion-of-computer-monitoringimplementation of a remote instruction monitoring program, parents began to raise concerns over privacy. The district announced the […]

HVAC Upgrades Needed In Many U.S. Schools

By JANET | February 25, 2021

Inadequate ventilation in classrooms is of particular concern, due to potential virus spread   CURRENT CONDITION: Physically verifying and documenting the operating condition of a unit will provide an accurate baseline of the current condition of the HVAC unit. Courtesy of Tiffannie Bond, Imagine Communications   A new report (PDF) from the U.S. Government Accountability […]

Montclair teachers: No stone should be left unturned when it comes to everyone’s safety and wellbeing

By JANET | February 13, 2021

By Star-Ledger Guest Columnist By Petal Robertson As I sit down to write this, I just finalized sending a floral arrangement to another member whose loved one has lost their weeks-long battle with COVID. I set a reminder to reach out to my sister-in-law as she recovers from the virus and comfort my 10-year-old niece, who […]

70 Rite Aid, 27 CVS Pharmacies In NJ To Begin COVID-19 Vaccines

By JANET | February 11, 2021

CVS and Rite Aid will provide COVID vaccines, and a number of NJ towns were identified as locations. Vaccines were to begin Thursday.               NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy has confirmed that shipments of the coronavirus vaccine will be received at Rite Aid and CVS locations across the […]

How Remote Learning Is Affecting the Future of Classroom Design

By JANET | February 5, 2021

By Erik Ofgang November 12, 2020 Classroom design has been forced to adapt to the needs of remote learners and hybrid teaching approaches When it comes to classroom design, the pandemic is responsible for a lot of change.    “It’s causing us to rethink how we design everything from a lecture hall to a small classroom,” says […]

Essex County Releases Plan To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines

By JANET | December 16, 2020

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The first round of COVID-19 vaccines for a wave of frontline health care workers were given in New Jersey on Tuesday, getting a big sigh of relief in Essex County, one of the hardest-hit in the state when it comes to the coronavirus. But although the general population still doesn’t have access […]

Pride Gives to the Community!

By JANET | November 28, 2020

Members,   Saturday, November 7th, your  Irvington Education Association provided groceries to 100 Irvington families. Lauren Greenfield IEA Treasurer and  Pride Chairperson coordinated this truly worthwhile event.  Each family received a whole chicken, a dozen eggs, pasta and the fixins for a complete meal. Toilet paper and paper towel rolls were also in the grocery […]