CEA’s public awareness advertising campaign, which highlights the enduring, positive influence teachers have on their students’ personal, academic, and professional achievements, is receiving national recognition. The campaign—Because of a Teacher, Every Profession is Possible—won a prestigious Telly Award.
In the latest episode of CEA’s podcast Kate Cummings, chair of CEA’s Aspiring Educators Program, shares what the state can do to address barriers steering college students away from a career in teaching.
Educators and Parents Call on Lawmakers to Address Teacher Shortage Causing Lost Learning Time for Students
With a week left in the legislative session, CEA leaders, members, parents, and several legislators are urging lawmakers to use this opportunity to fix the teacher shortage crisis.
As you prepare for summer and opportunities to celebrate dads and grads, don’t forget to check out the savings available to you through NEA Member Benefits.
Teacher Shortage Worsening, Causing School Closings, Early Dismissals, and Lost Learning Time for Students
Teachers are sounding the alarm for the state to provide funding and accountability measures to fix the staff shortage crisis facing our public schools.
An important bill for teachers that incorporates play-based learning, raises the kindergarten start age, eliminates performance ratings in teacher evaluations, and more passed the State House of Representatives and now heads to the Senate.
With teacher burnout increasing in the face of low salaries, problematic behavior from students, sick schools, and more, Hamden educators told legislators during a recent meeting that the state needs to invest more to support educators and schools and prevent a full-blown teacher shortage crisis.
At the Aspiring Educators’ end-of-year Apple Banquet this spring, students celebrated each other’s accomplishments, reflected on their experience in the program, and heard from speakers about how CEA will continue to be there for them throughout their time as both students and professional educators.
With at least 1,300 educator vacancies statewide, Governor Lamont announced Connecticut is using federal funding to make new investments to address educator shortages in Connecticut.
Nearly 400 teachers from around the state will gather this evening for the opening of the 175th Representative Assembly (RA)—CEA’s highest policy-making body. What began with 80 teachers in 1848…