CEA Mindfulness Moment: The Power of Positive Images

These uncertain times are causing anxiety and stress. Wind down with weekly CEA Mindful Moments videos brought to you by CEA Teacher Development Specialist Kate Field, who shares uplifting stories and activities that can enhance your well-being.   Mindfulness is a therapeutic technique for raising moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts and feelings. During these challenging…

Schools & COVID-19: Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona Will Answer Your Questions

Do you have questions for the State Department of Education about distance learning, school reopening plans, or other issues related to COVID-19? Join a live webinar this Wednesday, April 29 from 4-5:00 p.m. to watch State Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona and members of his staff answer your questions. Hosted by CEA President Jeff Leake and…

Mansfield Teacher Grocery Shopping and Raising Money for Those in Need

Teachers who are caring for young children or elderly relatives or who have other responsibilities to balance while learning new platforms and teaching their students are stretched incredibly thin right now, but many teachers who have the time are finding ways to give back. Mansfield teacher Louis Goffinet is one of them. The twenty-six-year-old Lebanon…

Hayes and Murphy Address Education Concerns During Tele-Town Hall

Despite the social distancing restrictions now in place due to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to communicate with your elected officials, at the local, state, and federal levels. During a tele-town hall yesterday with Congresswoman Jahana Hayes and constituents, Senator Chris Murphy reinforced this message saying, “Everything that Jahana and I do we do…

Learn About Loan Forgiveness, Teacher Retirement, and More With CEA Online Trainings

CEA is hosting a variety of free, timely, online trainings, just for you. Upcoming webinars include a Degrees Not Debt virtual seminar where you can get information about loan forgiveness programs, workshops about preparing for retirement, and a yoga class especially for teachers. Google Classroom – Rubrics, Grading & Collaborating April 21, 3:30-4:30pm Are you…

Educator Resources from the Connecticut Science Center

Teachers have rapidly had to learn a variety of new online platforms, tools, and strategies—and CEA’s member benefits partner, the Connecticut Science Center, is supporting your professional learning needs through a variety of online and social media platforms. Educators’ Hub on Facebook The Science Center has started a new Facebook group specifically with teachers in…