Pleas for more time to get CCSS right

The state’s Educators Common Core Implementation Task Force is expected to approve final recommendations this afternoon and then forward them to Governor Dannel P. Malloy. The group is working to improve implementation of the CCSS across the state. The education community is hopeful that the recommendations will address issues teachers have brought to the forefront,…

Statement from CEA President Sheila Cohen Regarding Federal Complaint Filed Against Avon Teachers

CEA is working in tandem with the Avon Education Association to fully support the Avon educators named in a federal complaint filed recently in the United States District Court. All teachers deserve to be treated with dignity and respect, and it is troubling to witness innocent educators being falsely implicated. We emphasize that the federal…

Millennials Motivated and Empowered at CEA New Teacher Conference

“You are in the trenches every single day, and you are all heroes and heroines,” CEA President Sheila Cohen told the nearly 400 educators and future educators attending CEA’s New Teacher Conference Saturday. The teachers were at the Mohegan Sun Conference Center to learn strategies to help improve their teaching practice and raise their students’…