About BCEA

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BCEA OFFERINGS AT A GLANCE

  • President’s Handbook
  • Four Officers
  • Hot-line Telephone Service
  • Education Support Professionals Workshops
  • Leadership Conference
  • New Member Workshop
  • Retirement Certificates
  • In-Service Courses
  • Legislative Dinner
  • Local Workshop Reimbursement
  • Crisis Assistance
  • Action Team
  • Hospitality at NJEA Convention
  • Coordinated Bargaining Workshops
  • Two Staff Members
  • Rally Coordination
  • Ad Hoc Committees
  • Newsletter – The Reporter
  • Public Relations Campaigns
  • PRIDE in Education Campaign
  • Membership Communications
  • Legislation & Political Action Programs
  • Convention Delegate Funding Assistance
  • Representation on State and National Levels
  • Appointment Calendars
  • Member Benefits
  • Human Relations Workshops
  • Membership Assistance
  • Representative Council
  • Professional Membership
  • Education Support Professionals
  • Executive Committee
  • Standing Committees
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Website
   
   

BCEA ORGANIZATION

OFFICERS
BCEA elects four officers for each term of three years:

President
1st Vice President
2nd Vice President
Secretary-Treasurer

(see BCEA Constitution - Article IV)

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The BCEA Executive Committee consists of the BCEA officers, the Bergen County members of the NJEA Delegate Assembly, the members of the NJEA Executive Committee, 12 at-large members elected by the membership, the immediate past-president of BCEA, the chairpersons of all BCEA Committees, and any elected NEA Director who is a member of BCEA.
(see BCEA Constitution - Article V).

REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL
The BCEA Representative Council is the policy-making body of the Association. The Council consists of the President of each local association in Bergen County or the duly authorized representative of the local president, one elected representative from each local association for every 200 members or major portion thereof, and the members of the BCEA Executive Committee.
(see BCEA Constitution Article VI).


BCEA COMMITTEES

BCEA maintains twelve standing committees as prescribed by the constitution as well as several Ad Hoc committees. The chairs of these committees are appointed by the BCEA President. Each standing committee chair or co-chair serves on and reports to the BCEA Representative Council.
(See BCEA Constitution - Article IX and By-laws 4 - 14)


BCEA PUBLICATIONS

Each year, BCEA provides many publications designed to inform and assist local members and associations.

THE REPORTER:
Our BCEA newsletter is printed periodically throughout the year. It provides our members with input and BCEA information, keeps our members informed of special events, and gives the county organization the opportunity to communicate with the entire membership.

BCEA APPOINTMENT CALENDAR:
This is our most sought-after publication. It offers the membership a pocket sized calendar listing all county, state and national events, holiday observances, as well as space for personal entries. It also serves as a complete outline of our BCEA organization, listing BCEA officers, staff, Delegate Assembly members, BCEA Executive Committee members, BCEA Committees and Chairs, Bergen County cluster groups, NJEA UniServ offices, as well as a wealth of other pertinent information to our members.

BCEA DIRECTORY OF LOCAL ASSOCIATIONS:
This publication is distributed to each local president. It provides the names of officers of each Bergen County local affiliate. It also lists the organizational structures of each local association.

BCEA EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION DIRECTORY
This printing is for all Supportive Staff Affiliates listing all the Bergen County Support Personnel locals and their respective presidents.

BCEA IN-SERVICE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
These bulletins are sent to each local association for posting on school bulletin boards. It provides our members with an up-to-date listing of BCEA Instructional Centre course offerings arranged through BCEA during the year. Registration forms also available on BCEA website: www.bcea-njea.org

BCEA PRESIDENT'S HANDBOOK:
This publication hopes to provide our local presidents a better, more comprehensive picture of our County organization. it will help local presidents provide more information to our local members about what BCEA is and what is has to offer.