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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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Acclaimed Educators Share What it Really Takes to Recruit and Retain Teachers

Teachers are in the best position to know how to better retain and recruit educators, and recent state teachers of the year and finalists had an opportunity to share their answers with Commissioner of Education Charlene Russell-Tucker and staff at the State Department of Education during a roundtable discussion.

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Lebanon Teacher Wins Basketball Clinic for Her Students, and You Can, Too

The gym at Lebanon Middle School was filled with the sounds of bouncing balls and laughing children on a recent rainy January morning as students enjoyed themselves while getting some…

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Teaching and Free Speech: What to Know in Today’s Political Climate

No teacher wants to be on the receiving end of attacks about what is being taught in the classroom, but in the current political climate, it’s best to be prepared.…

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Waterbury Teacher Earns National Teaching Award

Fourth grade teacher Elaine Hill got the surprise of her career this morning, when she was named a 2023 Milken Education Award winner.

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Give Your Athletes a Sporting Chance with a California Casualty Grant

Public high school and middle schools sports teams in need of financial help can score $1,000 for their sports programs with a California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant. Apply today.

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ADVOCATING FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS

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Featured Headlines

Latest News and Information

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…

READ MORE

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…

READ MORE

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…

READ MORE