West Hartford Students Spread Holiday Cheer at Festival of Trees and Traditions

Visitors to the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Festival of Trees and Traditions on a recent morning were treated not only to brightly decorated trees and sparkling lights, but also to the sweet sound of holiday classics performed by middle school musicians from West Hartford. First String, a selective chamber orchestra from Sedgwick Middle School in West Hartford,…

Haddam-Killingworth Building Rep Offers Information and Support

Building reps are often a teacher’s first point of contact when questions arise—ranging from practical matters to sensitive subjects. They are their colleagues’ contract enforcer, organizer, and spokesperson. That’s why, here at CEA, we’re recognizing building reps around the state for their dedication to their colleagues and their willingness to devote time out of their…

CEA Vice President on the Air Discussing How to Brighten Holidays for Needy Children

In public school classrooms across the state, students whose families are facing financial hardship have been nominated by their teachers to receive gifts through the Holiday Bear program. A project of the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF)—CEA’s charitable arm—Holiday Bear brightens the holidays for children in need. You can make a difference by sponsoring a child!…

Waterbury Building Rep Is #1 Contact for Her Members

Building reps are often a teacher’s first point of contact when questions arise—ranging from practical matters to sensitive subjects. They are their colleagues’ contract enforcer, organizer, and spokesperson. A building rep’s job is vital, but it’s time-consuming, and often receives little thanks. Here at CEA, we’re recognizing building reps from around the state for their…