Nominate a Colleague for CEA’s Human and Civil Rights Awards

Do you know an educator who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to multiculturalism, equal opportunities, LGBTQQI support and awareness, conflict resolution, or other social issues pertinent to students and public education? Nominate a colleague for one of nine CEA Human and Civil Rights Awards. Now easier than ever, nominations can be made online. Categories include: Susan B.…

CEA and Education Stakeholders Well Represented on Governor-Elect’s Policy Committees

A standing-room only crowd of nearly 500 people gathered this morning at Eastern Connecticut State University, eager to help shape the future of their state. “Look at this crowd. You believe in the state of Connecticut,” Governor-elect Ned Lamont told the people assembled, many of whom are serving on 15 transition policy committees for his…

CEA and Education Stakeholders Well Represented on Governor-Elect’s Policy Committees

A standing-room only crowd of nearly 500 people gathered this morning at Eastern Connecticut State University, eager to help shape the future of their state. Governor-elect Ned Lamont addresses the nearly 500 people gathered for a policy summit at Eastern Connecticut State University today. “Look at this crowd. You believe in the state of Connecticut,”…

West Hartford Teachers Wear #RedforEd to Support Contract Negotiations

“If you were wondering why there are so many people wearing red in the audience tonight, it’s to show support for the contract negotiations with the Board of Education— to improve teachers’ working conditions, salaries, and health benefits,” said West Hartford Education Association Negotiations Chair David Simon. More than 100 West Hartford teachers wearing #redfored…

Treasurer Details State’s History of Underfunding Teacher Retirement

As it decides what recommendations to make toward putting Connecticut’s pension funds on more secure footing, the state’s Pension Sustainability Commission today heard from State Treasurer Denise Nappier about the history of funding for the teachers’ retirement fund, the largest pension fund overseen by the treasury. “We must ensure the sustainability of the fund so…

Treasurer Details State’s History of Underfunding Teacher Retirement

As it decides what recommendations to make toward putting Connecticut’s pension funds on more secure footing, the state’s Pension Sustainability Commission today heard from State Treasurer Denise Nappier about the history of funding for the teachers’ retirement fund, the largest pension fund overseen by the treasury. State Treasurer Denise Nappier and staff for the Office of the…

Find Out How You Can Help a Child This Holiday Season

Many families across the state are facing unexpected hardships, but you can make a difference this holiday season by sponsoring a child through the Holiday Bear Project. Watch the message below to find out why CEA Vice President and CEF President Tom Nicholas urges you to consider sponsoring a child. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-36J5oxk6yw?rel=0 Holiday Bear—a project of…