Quality Professional Development for You From CEA

The CEA Professional Learning Academy offers a wealth of professional development opportunities, aligned with Connecticut’s professional learning standards, to improve teaching practice and enhance student learning. Through the CEA Professional Learning Academy, members can attend free workshops, conferences, and trainings developed by experienced educators, administrators, and experts in law and special education. CEA is a…

Commission Explores Method to Shrink State’s Unfunded Pension Liability

The state’s unfunded pension liability will surely be discussed at length this election season, but a state commission created by the legislature is already at work this summer exploring ways to address the problem. The Connecticut Pension Sustainability Commission is charged with studying “the feasibility of placing state capital assets in a trust and maximizing…

Yes, Money Matters

As every teacher knows, the last thing students need is less education funding. Yet, as hard as it is to believe, the perception that education funding makes little or no difference in student success persists. These are beliefs, says Bruce D. Baker, professor of education at Rutgers University in New Jersey, that are based on…

Help Shape the Future of Your Union: Get Involved With a CEA Committee or Commission

Members’ involvement and input are vitally important to the daily activities of CEA. As a member of a CEA commission or committee, you can share your ideas, work with other members from around the state, and help shape the Association for years to come. Below is a listing of CEA commissions and committees with which…