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…
This Teacher Appreciation Week, CEA staff are sharing their own Because of a Teacher stories and offering up memories of the teachers who helped them get where they are today. Watch the videos.
Despite two hours of impassioned pleas from community members unanimously in support of reversing cuts to the education budget the East Hampton Town Council voted to moved forward with those cuts.
In this week’s episode of Two T’s in a Pod, CEA President Kate Dias and Vice President Joslyn DeLancey are back with author Alexandra Robbins for part 2 of their interview with her about her new book, The Teachers.
While this week is an opportunity to thank teachers for all that you do, we need to address the issues facing teachers year round—because educators’ teaching conditions are students’ learning conditions.
This week, enjoy some awesome perks just for being a CEA member—from discounts on theater tickets and a book to free coffee Friday!