Calling All Local Association Treasurers & Membership Chairs!

The work of treasurers and membership chairs is vital to every local Association—and these aren’t easy jobs. CEA will provide important information and support for ALL treasurers and membership chairs through free workshops being held around the state in August and September. These workshops, led by CEA Director of Finance Janet Streckfus, will cover membership…

CEA-Retired Member’s Work Highlighted by NEA

NEA Today is featuring retired educators who are still making a difference—and one of those highlighted is Connecticut’s own Jon-Paul Roden. A former CEA-Retired president, Roden was recently elected to his second term on the NEA-Retired Executive Council. Read about Roden’s continuing contributions to the teaching profession below. Jon-Paul Roden Computer Science Teacher, Vernon, Connecticut…

Charter Discriminates, Penalizes Needy Public School Children

The following op-ed by CEA President Sheila Cohen appeared in the print edition of the Hartford Courant, July 30, 2017.  Every parent and student in Connecticut should be outraged over the continued lack of oversight and special benefits provided to charter schools in Connecticut — to the detriment of more than 500,000 students in the state’s public…

If You Live in One of These Districts, Please Come Out to a Budget Forum With Legislators

Some state legislators are holding citizen budget forums this week, and they need to hear from teachers. Some budget proposals currently being considered threaten public education and teacher pensions. If you live or teach in New London, East Hartford, Stratford, Hartford, Wallingford, Cheshire, or Southington please attend a forum and share your views about how…