Missed any of CEA’s Mindful Mondays? There’s still time to register for live sessions and catch up on previous ones.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky today endorsed Pfizer booster shots for those who were vaccinated at least six months ago aged 65 and older, with underlying medical conditions, or at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting—the latter group includes teachers and school staff.
CEA’s efforts to improve air quality in schools got a big boost today as other unions and stakeholder groups joined CEA for a news conference calling on the state to be a funding partner in improving school HVAC systems.
A new ad campaign featuring CEA members is on the air and has been highlighted by several media outlets. The campaign underscores educators’ dedication to their students and commitment to ensuring safe, welcoming learning environments.
The state has released new guidance regarding COVID-19 testing requirements, documents that can be used for religious and medical exemptions, and forms to submit for those that have tested positive for COVID recently and want exemption from testing based on their physician’s documentation.
“The health of students, teachers, and staff in our schools depends in large part on the quality of the air they breathe,” CEA Executive Director Donald Williams writes in an opinion piece in the Connecticut Post.
It may be September, but the holiday season will be here sooner than we think—which is why the Connecticut Education Foundation, CEA’s charitable arm, is rolling out its updated Holiday Bear Project.
Hispanic Heritage Month runs September 15 to October 15 and celebrates the contributions, histories, and cultures of U.S. citizens with ancestry from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.
CEA’s most recent poll of members found teachers remain concerned about school safety as the pandemic continues into a third school year. In particular, teachers want to see improved ventilation systems, social distancing, and COVID-19 testing policies to protect students, educators, and their families.
CEA, in collaboration with author Marc Brackett, founder and director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, is launching a series of live webinars and online videos on a variety of topics to help you achieve your goals and improve your life inside and outside the classroom.