The U.S. Department of Education has approved Connecticut’s plan for the funding the state is receiving from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund.
Windsor Education Association leaders welcomed 75 new teachers into the fold with a buffet breakfast and words of encouragement from veteran educators, including CEA President Kate Dias.
Today is the first day of school for students in Granby, but earlier this week school staff gathered for a district-wide convocation to reflect on the last year and a half of pandemic learning and look to the year ahead.
“Nobody is more excited than teachers to be back to school,” CEA President Kate Dias told reporters at Governor Ned Lamont’s Back-to-School Roundtable, held at Highland Elementary School in Cheshire.
The State Department of Education (SDE) recently released updated guidance on mitigation strategies in Connecticut’s preK–12 schools.
Get your choice of discounted seats and bring up to three guests with you to the Teacher Tailgate Tent before the homecoming game.
Despite the challenges of this past school year, the Enfield Teachers’ Association continued to find ways to hold social events that allowed members to connect with their colleagues.
CEA legal counsel not only provides members assistance on a wide range of issues but also offers members free workshops examining the rights and responsibilities of teachers. Watch a presentation covering DCF investigations, social media and computer use, educators’ first amendment rights, workers’ compensation, and more.
At a recent kickoff meeting of the 2021-22 Teacher Leader Fellowship Academy at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, educators had a chance to come together to share their thoughts and reflections on the lessons they will take from the last year and a half into the new school year.
Have sports programs at your school been impacted by inadequate budgets?
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.