CEA is looking for new presenters and topics to expand the sessions available to members attending the Early Career Educators Conference this March.
American Education Week, celebrated November 15-19, 2021, presents everyone with an opportunity to celebrate public education and honor the individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every student receives a quality education.
During November, we celebrate the history, culture, and contributions of Native Peoples. Check out the lessons and resources NEA has compiled on learning about the tribes indigenous to North America and Thanksgiving from a Native American perspective.
Five CEA members have been selected as recipients of California Casualty’s Music and Arts Grant program—a program that ensures as many students as possible have a chance to take part in innovative art and music projects at their schools.
Connecticut Teacher Residency Program Succeeding at Bringing More Teachers of Color to the Classroom
Connecticut continues to grow its number of teachers of color thanks to the Teacher Residency Program. A unique program that began at CREC with CEA support, it helps noncertified school staff with bachelors degrees earn teaching certification.
One of the best things you can do for yourself as an early-career educator is make time to socialize with other new teachers. Join other CEA members for free food, networking, and a chance to bounce ideas, tips, and questions off your colleagues.
There’s still time to sponsor a child through the Holiday Bear Project—and/or purchase merchandise to support the program. Each year, Holiday Bear provides gifts for children whose families are facing financial or other hardships.
Guilford and Coventry voters turned out in support of educators and schools yesterday and resoundingly defeated Board of Education candidates who had looked to censure teachers and micromanage classrooms. Many CEA members running for local offices won elections.
While presidential elections receive the most media coverage, local elections have the greatest impact on students’ experiences in school and teachers’ jobs.
Tuesday is Election Day, and many CEA members are on the ballot. While presidential election years receive the most media attention, CEA President Kate Dias says, “It’s local elections that determine what you’ll be teaching and what your school year will look like.”