We are the Hudson County Area Vocational-Technical Education Association. We represent the teachers, education support professionals, and administrative staff members who work at the Hudson County Schools of Technology.
Latest from HCAVTEA
New Pension Advice by Paul Belverio, Retirement Specialist at Teacher’s Pension & Insurance Services
Also, please click here to watch a quick clip about understanding 403b loans.
For one-on-one discussions about your pension planning and more, set up a digital appointment with Paul by phoning him at (732) 770-3474 or emailing him here. For a quick introduction on understanding the TPAF pension calculation formula, please click here.
For other information, visit the website at Teacher’s Pension & Insurance Service by clicking here.
Update on Vaccine and Rights of Employer to Require/Ask about the shot
For any member who has lost health benefits due to COVID or not, the COBRA premium payments from April 1st to September 30th will be paid through the American Rescue Plan (ARP).
Results of 2021 Special Election are in! Thanks to the HCAVTEA Election Committee for its hard work!
Here are the results. Please see ALL the E-Board and Building Reps listed below on this page.
HCEA makes donation of $1,000 to local food pantry
The Hudson County Education Association donated $1,000 to the food pantry at Old Bergen Church in Jersey City on behalf of HCAVTEA and Hudson County Schools of Technology Career Development Center Association.
The Pandemic Relief Funds Sub-committee was created to determine how to allocate pandemic relief funds in a manner that would best serve NJEA members. To this end, the committee has designed a Food Assistance program for members who are experiencing food insufficiency due to losing their jobs or reduced hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you know of any members to whom this would apply, please send them the attached application so that they can receive monetary assistance.
Executive Board and Building Representatives
President- Elektra Sipars
Vice President – FJG Instructional – Vincent Nardiello, Jr.
Vice President – FJG Non-Instructional – Tracy Weber
Vice President – JCC Instructional – Mike Grele
Vice President – JCC Non-Instructional – Scott Winter
Treasurer – Frank Ashe
Sergeant-at-Arms – John Mattaliano
Recording Secretary – Fran Kearns
Corresponding Secretary – ToniAnn Mendolla-Winter
Publicity Director – Mark Gutmann
FJG Instructional Representatives – David Polito and Chelsea Walker
FJG Non-Instructional Representatives – Manuel Fuentes and Felix Henriques
JCC Instructional Representatives – Lynn Fedele and Nicholas LaVolpe
JCC Non-Instructional Representatives – Vincent Fano, Jr. and Eliud Padilla
Explore Middle School Representative – Angela Cirillo
Administrative Representative – Barbara Mendolla