Governor Lamont has someone in mind, but a new education commissioner has yet to be named. Read why.
CEA’s Board of Directors passed resolutions joining other labor unions in advocating improved conditions for working families. Read the story on blogcea.org.
Numerous proposals—both supportive and potentially harmful to public education—are already being discussed at the State Capitol. From securing teacher pensions to ensuring safe classrooms to regionalizing or consolidating school districts, CEA is working diligently to ensure your rights are protected. Read more at blogcea.org.
Apply for the 2020 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship—a year of professional development that includes a summer field study in Peru. Deadline is Feb. 4, 2019. Apply at www.neafoundation.org/for-educators/global-learning-fellowship/.
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Join your colleagues in Connecticut and across the country in a show of solidarity and support for Los Angeles and Oakland teacher strikes. Wear #RedforEd and stand with California teachers because their issues affect all of us.
Jahana Hayes was sworn into office representing Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District. Watch her EdWeek interview about the importance of teachers and education.
Bridgeport Harding High School’s marching band was front and center in the inaugural parade. Watch video.
CEA is working closely with newly elected and appointed officials on legislation critical to you and your profession. In this short video, CEA Executive Director Don Williams explains what to expect.
During his State of the State Address, Governor Ned Lamont received a standing ovation when he praised teachers and said, “Thank you for what you do.” Watch video.