Attend a CEA Workshop on Supporting Muslim Students and Families

Join your colleagues this Thursday in Rocky Hill for a workshop titled Supporting Muslim Students and Families: What Every Teacher Needs to Know. At this workshop, sponsored by the CEA Human and Civil Rights Commission and the Anti-Defamation League of Connecticut, participants will hear presentations from experts, work with case studies, and interact with panelists…

Delegates to the Representative Assembly Take Action on Key Issues

In an inspiring speech delivered to delegates to the CEA Representative Assembly (RA) this weekend, CEA President Sheila Cohen highlighted the need for the Association to help members connect the disconnect between their potential misconceptions about the union and the realities of the union’s mission, values, and accomplishments. Cohen said that CEA leaders regularly engage…

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…

Attend a CEA Workshop to Learn About and Plan for Retirement

When will you be eligible for retirement? How should you decide which retirement plan to choose?  How can you purchase additional service? How will your Social Security benefits be affected? Comprehensive retirement workshops offered free of charge to all CEA members will answer all of these questions and more. The workshops, presented by CEA Retirement…

CEA Proposes New Evaluation Guidelines to Promote Student Learning

“The goal of teacher evaluation is to strengthen educator support and practice and to improve student learning,” CEA President Sheila Cohen told reporters at a news conference at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford today. “With 43,000 educator-members across the state, we’ve had enormous opportunity to assess the new evaluation system against that goal. After…