The CEA Summer Experience is less than two weeks away, but it’s not the only upcoming opportunity for Connecticut teachers to gain new skills and hone their craft. CEA offers professional development opportunities to members year round, and the Connecticut State Department of Education is also offering summer learning activities for teachers.
Teachers frequently need outside funding to purchase classroom resources and to engage in meaningful professional development. The NEA Foundation has grants available to current NEA members to help with both.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued guidance for schools that supports in-person learning, urges vaccination for all who are eligible, and recommends masking for everyone over the age of two.
As they worked to set the agenda for the nation’s largest labor union, delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly, including nearly 100 CEA members, considered and debated amendments to the NEA Constitution, bylaws, policy statements, and resolutions—as well as 59 new business items.