Teachers Join Senator Blumenthal in Opposition to GOP Tax Plan

When West Hartford teacher and local Association president Theresa McKeown heard that the Republican tax plan would eliminate the popular educator expense deduction she wanted to find out what this would mean for her colleagues. Most teachers told her they spend $500 to $1,000 annually out-of-pocket on supplies for their classrooms—considerably above the $250 the…

Get Out Tuesday and Vote!

Municipal elections don’t receive the same attention as state or national elections, but that doesn’t mean they are any less important. Tomorrow voters around Connecticut will have a chance to elect candidates for board of education, town council, finance committee, mayor, and many other municipal offices. These elected officials will have a big say in…

Town Recognizes Teachers’ 100th Anniversary With Southington Education Association Week

In 1917 the United States entered World War I, Ella Fitzgerald and John F. Kennedy were born, and 10 suffragists were arrested as they picketed the White House advocating for women’s right to vote. Much has changed over the last 100 years, however, as the Southington Education Association (SEA) celebrated its 100th anniversary this year,…

New CEA TV Ad Now on Air

The second in a pair of CEA TV commercials highlighting the important work of public school teachers is now on air. The ad draws attention to the teachers who recognize each student’s true potential and provide the encouragement, inspiration, and support to help every student achieve—because every student matters and every teacher matters. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeHL90GecnU?=0 Click…