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To Reverse Teacher Shortage, Respect Educators and Invest in Our Schools

With the start of the 2022-23 school year just a few weeks away, some Connecticut districts still have a number of teaching positions to fill. “We need to have the…

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Tomorrow Is Primary Day—Remember to Vote!

Registered Democrats and Republicans in Connecticut have several primaries to vote in tomorrow, including those for secretary of state for both parties, treasurer for Democrats, U.S. Senate for Republicans, Congress…

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CEA Summer Conference Provides Teachers with Opportunity to Strengthen Their Profession

At this year’s CEA Summer Conference teachers are gaining knowledge about their union to develop their voices as advocates for their profession while networking with colleagues, whether they are first-time…

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Teachers Recognize Value of Community and Involvement at First In-Person CEA Summer Conference in Three Years

After several years of Zoom-only professional development, nearly 400 CEA members are back together today and tomorrow for in-person summer learning and networking with colleagues from around the state at…

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Yard Goats CEA Teacher Appreciation Day a Big Hit

“I’m enjoying my summer, having fun, and taking advantage of the great things CEA does for us year-round,” said Norwich school counselor Anne Zinn, one of 150 educators, family members,…

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New Back-to-School Guidance Prioritizes Safe, In-Person Learning

With the start of the 2022-2023 school year less than a month away for most districts, state education leaders and public health officials have announced details of a plan—Launching into…

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As School Staffing Shortages Persist, State Kicks Off Bus Driver Recruitment Week

The bus driver shortage that at times delayed students’ school arrival and complicated school athletic schedules last year is persisting into the 2022-23 school year. To attract more drivers, state…

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Retiring Music Teacher Turns Original Song into Children’s Book

Every educator who taught through the pandemic had to improvise to make instruction meaningful while keeping students safe and engaged. For Carol Rossetti (pictured at right with her grandson), that…

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CEF Scholarships Help Students Pursue Teaching Careers

Two Connecticut students this year have been awarded Ethnically Diverse Educator Scholarships from the Connecticut Education Foundation to help them pursue teaching careers. They will receive $2,000 for every year…

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