CEA Members Vote in New Secretary, Reelect Treasurer

Nearly 400 delegates representing members in CEA’s 159 local affiliates voted on new business items, adopted Association policies, and elected a new CEA secretary, CEA treasurer, and Ethnic Minority Director At-Large at the CEA Representative Assembly in Hartford today. Current CEA Treasurer and Manchester school social worker Tom Nicholas ran unopposed and was declared elected…

Teachers from Around the State Gather in Hartford to Decide CEA Policy

The CEA Representative Assembly (RA)—CEA’s highest policy-making body—will soon be underway at the Hartford Convention Center. Today and tomorrow nearly 400 CEA members, elected as delegates from CEA’s 159 local affiliates, will take action to decide Association policies. Delegates will adopt CEA’s fiscal-year budget that supports strategic objectives, programs, and services for members. They will also…

Teachers’ Work is Invaluable and Essential, says President Obama, Honoring Waterbury Teacher

President Obama’s top order of business late this afternoon at the White House was to congratulate Waterbury teacher Jahana Hayes and acknowledge that it is time to empower all teachers with classroom flexibility and give them the respect they deserve. Mrs. Hayes was named National Teacher of the Year late last week. “Jahana sees grace…

Groton Education Association Spearheads Solidarity Day Against ECS Cuts

Groton legislators have been overwhelmed by correspondence from constituents urging them to protect education funding. A grassroots campaign spearheaded by the Groton Education Association (GEA) sent over 300 handwritten letters to legislators’ homes. GEA President Beth Horler proposed the effort after news first broke that Groton Public Schools could lose millions of dollars in Education Cost…