“Over and over, I made a promise to you that when Joe was elected president you’d always have a seat at the table, and I meant it,” First Lady Dr. Jill Biden told teachers.
“This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day, a day of history and hope, of renewal and resolve,” President Joe Biden said in his inaugural address.
Governor Lamont today announced that teachers and other frontline workers will likely be able to schedule vaccinations in late February or early March along with other frontline workers and individuals with underlying medical conditions.
Department of Public Health Commissioner Deidre Gifford said that the state will transition quickly to vaccinating group 1B as soon as vaccine appointments begin to open up.
Statement from CEA President Jeff Leake and AFT Connecticut President Jan Hochadel on Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Plan
The prompt vaccination of educators and school staff is critical to ensuring the safety of our school communities and expediting full in-person teaching and learning in Connecticut’s schools.
Connecticut Teachers Discuss Attack on Capitol With Students: “Even an Event Like This Can Be Learned From”
In the aftermath of the attack on the Capitol in Washington, Connecticut teachers are having hard but important conversations with their students.
We can assure children that the majority of Americans are joining together to support justice and democracy and that the dangerous and unlawful people we saw in the nation’s capital will not be successful in hurting our country.
Because of the unusual nature of this year’s session, lawmakers will likely take up fewer issues than usual, but CEA leaders, staff, and members are committed to making their voices heard.
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Help students put in perspective Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, his impact on the Civil Rights Movement, and his significance to American culture and history.