Examines educational and professional development issues and develops policies, activities, and materials to assist CEA members.
The CEA Human and Civil Rights Commission is a standing commission responsible for proposing policies and activities which
support CEA's strategic objective to advance racial, economic and gender equity in Connecticut's public schools and within the
Association. For more information about the work of this commission contact Robyn Kaplan-Cho
Staff Liaison, 860-525-5641 or 800-842-4316.
Develops CEA's legislative agenda based on a review of CEA's issues, positions, and priorities that would improve the quality
of education in Connecticut.
Promotes ethnic minority participation in all areas of CEA by mentoring, providing training, encouraging delegate participation,
and publishing a Minority Concerns Newsletter.
Public Relations Commission
Develops and implements plans to deal with issues CEA is facing (Teacher Retirement, Vouchers, Education Funding, Indoor
Air Quality, No Child Left Behind, Binding Arbitration).
Monitors the State Teachers' Retirement System, the State Treasurers' Investment Advisory Council, legislation concerning
retirement issues, and provides CEA's Retirement Workshops.
Special Services Commission
Reviews, endorses, and monitors CEA member benefit programs (insurance, credit cards, TSA, members discounts).