“It was definitely a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and I learned so much,” says Monroe art teacher Chrissy Scarpati of her experience as a contestant on the Food Network’s Outrageous Pumpkins show. She joined seven other contestants competing for a $25,000 prize on the second season of the show that aired this month.
In a surprise visit to Mansfield, state and local officials, students, education leaders and colleagues, celebrated the announcement that Kim King has been named Connecticut’s 2022 Teacher of the Year.
Connecticut is looking to update the state teacher evaluation guidelines and is seeking teacher input. A virtual forum is coming up on November 4 from 4:00 to 5:00pm that will allow teachers to share innovative practices and strategies for educator evaluations.
CEA has joined forces with the Premier Hockey Federation to provide CEA members with discounted access to professional women’s hockey at the Danbury Ice Arena.
As frontline workers who are at higher risk for catching COVID, teachers are now eligible for boosters regardless of which COVID vaccine they initially received.
Greenwich teachers are refusing to remain silent and came out in large numbers to a Board of Education meeting to show their solidarity and urge attacks against education professionals to stop.
Bridgeport held a special reception—coordinated by BEA, CEA, and the Bridgeport Board of Education—in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month titled Heritage, Diversity, Integrity, and Honor: The Renewed Hope of America.
In his first live webinar for CEA members, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence Founder and Director Marc Brackett focused on helping teachers get a handle on their own feelings. This week he talked about how to help students learn to identify and regulate their own emotions.
In their homecoming football game last weekend, the UConn Huskies broke a two-year losing streak to score a 21-15 win against the Yale Bulldogs—a victory made even sweeter by hundreds of CEA members cheering them on.
Join CEA and Cambridge Credit Counseling’s joint webinar on October 26 to learn about income driven repayment options and loan forgiveness programs you may be eligible for based on your existing loan types.