Teachers Stand Up for Public Education; Talk Priorities with Legislators

  Hundreds of teachers at CEA County Forums throughout the state are speaking directly to local legislators about issues impacting education—including funding for public schools, teacher healthcare, and retirement. With a proposed state budget that would divide Connecticut’s school districts into winners and losers and saddle towns with one-third of the cost of their teachers’…

Retired Teachers Meet Face to Face With Legislators to Discuss Policy Issues

“I find it’s important to stay involved in our Association and pay it forward,” said John Battista, one of nearly 200 retired Connecticut educators who converged on the Legislative Office Building this week for Retired Teachers Lobby Day. The event, a joint effort of CEA-Retired, the Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut (ARTC), and AFT…

Coming March 18: Three Free PD Workshops for CEA Members

CEA is providing three exciting professional development workshops to members free of charge this March 18. The topics of the workshops are as follows: For K-3 educators—Common Core Standards and their impact on our youngest learners For all educators—Understanding your rights and responsibilities when handling aggressive student behavior For Association presidents and treasurers—Your role in…

Teachers Share Input on Teacher Evaluation, Common Core & More

Teachers are making their voices heard—talking to legislators and offering input on implementation of new federal education law. CEA County Forums around the state offer teachers an opportunity to meet CEA-endorsed candidates for elected office and share important information about what is going on in their classrooms. Watch what teachers and legislators are saying about the…