Welcome Back!

A message to teachers from CEA President Sheila Cohen I extend my warmest wishes to you and welcome you back to a school year filled with hope and opportunity, a school year in which the demands placed upon you are determined through reasonable and collaborative flexibility, and that the professional development you are provided is…

Words to live by

Berlin high school students are being greeted by their teachers in new classrooms today, part of the high school’s $70 million, multi-year renovation. Teachers, including Christine Briganti, have been working for the past week to prepare their classrooms for students. Briganti, a second year English teacher, said she’s very excited about the new classrooms. “After…

Students, teachers, and school districts benefit from computer science professional development

Sixteen teachers from across the state gave up the majority of their summer to learn something new to enhance their teaching skills for themselves and for their students. They participated in a six-week class to better understand mobile computer science principles and build apps. The teachers participated in the Summer Mobile Computer Science Principles professional…

State Teachers’ Retirement System Posts Impressive Investment Return

State Treasurer Denise Nappier recently announced that the State Teachers’ Retirement Fund realized an investment return of 15.67 percent. That exceeded the actuarial investment assumption of 8.5 percent. Nappier also noted that the Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, which includes the State Employees’ Retirement System, Teachers’ Retirement Fund, and 13 other funds, added $4.15…