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Breakfast of Champions: Teachers, Legislators Talk Education

Educators and lawmakers came together this weekend for candid conversations about the teaching profession and the multiple crises facing Connecticut schools.

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Education Leaders, Advocates Call for Long-Term Funding Increase

A key legislative proposal would increase funding that reaches classrooms, supports students, and raises teacher salaries.

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Teachers Tell State Board Special Education Is in Crisis

A burdensome and time-consuming system with numerous glitches that takes teachers away from their students and is leading educators to burn out and leave the profession—that’s how special education teachers…

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Educators Tell Legislators Why Schools Need More Funding

Where you spend your money indicates where your values lie, CEA President Kate Dias told members of the legislature’s Education and Appropriations Committees today. “If we look at our checkbook…

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East Lyme Educators, Parents: Students Deserve More, Not Less

With a proposal to eliminate more than 18 positions within East Lyme Public Schools for the 2023-2024 school year, scores of educators and parents packed the town’s board of education…

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Apply for Grants to Support Your Students and Your Learning

Teachers can always use additional financial resources to support their work and the NEA Foundation offers three different grants to educators looking to innovate and grow. The next deadline to…

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Which Education Issues Are Legislators Addressing This Session? Listen to CEA’s Podcast to Find Out

Requiring a minimum starting salary for Connecticut teachers, ensuring more play-based learning, lessening the role of standardized tests, improving teacher evaluation—these are just some of the legislative initiatives that CEA…

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CT Teacher of the Year Named Finalist for National Honor, Vows to Promote Teaching as Respected, Prestigious Career

“Carolyn is a rock star educator and one of the many hidden gems of Bristol. It was only a matter of time before the state and nation took notice,” said…

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Teachers Excited About Legislative Session

From the kindergarten classroom to the high school physics lab, educators across the state shared their biggest challenges, top legislative priorities, and the thing about teaching that still makes them…

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Teachers Share How to Fix the Educator Shortage—Join Them

There’s no silver bullet to solving the teacher shortage—the issue has to be addressed from many angles. Teachers need to be paid more, but they also need smaller class sizes,…

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Protect Your Future: Elect CEA Retirement Commission Endorsed Candidates to the STRB

Look for your ballot and vote in experienced, knowledgeable candidates to the State Teachers Retirement Board to protect teachers’ pension and retiree healthcare benefits.

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Your Chance to Talk with Legislators

Join teachers across the state for the first ever CEA Breakfast with Legislators. This exclusive opportunity will allow you to have candid conversations and educate legislators on the issues facing you and your students.

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Featured Headlines

Latest News and Information

Breakfast of Champions: Teachers, Legislators Talk Education

Educators and lawmakers came together this weekend for candid conversations about the teaching profession and the multiple crises facing Connecticut schools.

READ MORE

Education Leaders, Advocates Call for Long-Term Funding Increase

A key legislative proposal would increase funding that reaches classrooms, supports students, and raises teacher salaries.

READ MORE

Teachers Tell State Board Special Education Is in Crisis

A burdensome and time-consuming system with numerous glitches that takes teachers away from their students and is leading educators to burn out and leave the profession—that’s how special education teachers…

READ MORE