You can help improve public education in Connecticut. Join your colleagues in taking the CEA Legislative Priorities Survey and share your top concerns this year regarding your students, the teaching profession, and public education.
You can help alleviate the growing problem of childhood hunger by holding a Working Together to Feed Families Food Drive in your local association.
Whether you’re looking to purchase landscaping tools, fall apparel, sporting goods, plane tickets, or more, remember to check out the savings available to you as an NEA member through NEA Member Benefits. View the offers highlighted for October below.
Teachers frequently need outside funding to innovate and address equity, purchase classroom resources, and engage in meaningful professional development. The NEA Foundation has grants available to current NEA members to help.
Get your choice of discounted seats to the UConn vs. Yale game, and bring up to three guests with you to the Teacher Tailgate Tent beforehand.
Around Connecticut, CEA members are running for seats on their Board of Education and Town Council. Learn about who they are and why they’re running.
Enter the Read Across America Sweepstakes to win diverse books for every classroom in your school.
September saw multiple incidents of vandalism in schools around Connecticut attributed to a challenge circulating on TikTok. October’s new, potentially violent challenge is “Slap a Teacher,” and a list of future challenges that are harmful to students and teachers and disruptive to schools is circulating online.
Governor Lamont has extended previously issued executive orders mandating masks in schools and requiring vaccination or weekly testing of all school employees.
Millions of Americans miss out on the opportunity to vote every year because they don’t meet deadlines or don’t know how to register. National Voter Registration Day attempts to right this wrong and make sure every person who is eligible to vote and wants to do so is registered.