Statement from CEA President Sheila Cohen Regarding Federal Complaint Filed Against Avon Teachers

CEA is working in tandem with the Avon Education Association to fully support the Avon educators named in a federal complaint filed recently in the United States District Court. All teachers deserve to be treated with dignity and respect, and it is troubling to witness innocent educators being falsely implicated. We emphasize that the federal…

Teacher Shortage Areas for 2014-15

If you’re working under an endorsement that is considered a shortage area you may be eligible for benefits such as loan forgiveness and mortgage assistance. Every fall the Connecticut State Department of Education surveys public school districts to determine teacher shortage areas. The State Department of Education recently released the Certification Shortage Areas for 2014-15,…

Time and Resources Continue as Themes at Common Core Task Force Meeting

“Time has been the most significant challenge,” Litchfield Superintendent Deborah Wheeler, told the State Common Core Implementation Task Force. “It’s been a lot of decision making in a short amount of time, which has been very stressful.” Wheeler was one of the presenters, who also included assistant superintendents from Stamford, at the task force’s meeting yesterday…