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1. Promote statewide organization and unionization of teachers and all other personnel engaged in education in order to carry out the program and policies of the AFTNJ and the AFT.

2. Obtain for teachers and all other educational workers all the rights to which they are entitled as citizens and workers in a democracy and to protect these rights at all times.

3. Raise the standards of the teaching profession by securing conditions essential to the best professional service.

4. Secure for teachers and other educational workers a determining voice in the establishment and implementation of professional standards.

5. Promote the welfare of children by providing progressively better education opportunities for all, regardless of race, color, creed, gender and social, political, economic status, handicap or disability.

6. Fight all forms of bias in education due to race, gender, creed, and social, political, or economic status, or national origin.

7. Support and cooperate with organized labor and to promote within the autonomous locals of the AFTNJ policies and procedures consistent with the aims of organized labor.

8. Organize all teaching and educational personnel into the AFTNJ, both in private schools, public schools, charter schools, and in institutions of higher learning in the State of New Jersey.

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Memorial Day Handouts
AFTNJ 
Updated: 
2017
6 Comments
  • Social Studies
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
This resource contains several handouts for students that support vocabulary growth, self-reflection, and student learning about the holiday of...
SIOP strategy for Vocabulary(ESL/ELLs)
  • English Language Learners
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Students will use a graphic organizer to build comprehension of text and vocabulary.
"The Necklace"
AFTNJ 
Updated: 
2016
1 Comment
  • English Language Arts
  • High School
This story is focused shortly after the French Revolution. Which has deep implications in the writing of the author and themes. This topic of "the of...
Drawing the human head
AFTNJ 
Updated: 
2016
1 Comment
  • Arts
  • High School
Using a method developed by Leonardo Da Vinci, students will learn how to draw features of the human face with precise accuracy
FIve Themes of Geography Project
  • Social Studies
  • High School
Students will be creating a project that reflects the five themes of geography through a media source, poster, etc. Students will show a knowledge of...
Terrorism
AFTNJ 
Updated: 
2018
3 Comments
  • Social Studies
  • High School
This lesson asks the question ‘what is terrorism?’ and ‘what makes a terrorist a terrorist?’ by looking into different forms of terrorism and...
Social Justice Topics - Stereotyping and Patriotism
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
This short lesson will allow students to understand the concept of stereotyping and tolerance. Students will be engaged in the lesson since it is...
American Civil War - ESL 3
AFTNJ 
Updated: 
2016
2 Comments
Key vocabulary and key events surrounding the American Civil War
Pastimes Vocabulary - ESL 1
AFTNJ 
Updated: 
2016
0 Comments
  • English Language Arts
  • High School
Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening activties (do homework, surf the web, play videogames, take a nap, text friends, hang out with friends,...
ELL: Living and Non-Living Things
  • English Language Arts
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
For English Language Learners. Students will be introduced to the concept of “living” and “non-living” things and will discuss what living things...