Doing the Association’s top business: See what teachers are up to

Emotions like excitement, passion, and enthusiasm along with ideas like teacher professionalism, student-centered leadership, and association organizing are on full display at the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly (NEA RA ) attended by 9,000 delegates, including 129 from Connecticut. Educators are the “decisive element” in the lives of millions of students who face daunting challenges…

Community Forum Stresses Essential Component of Student Success: Family Engagement

“If you have no family and community engagement strategy, there will be no school improvement,”  Karen Mapp, Ed.D., a community engagement expert, told a room crowded with over 120 people at the Holiday Inn in East Hartford this afternoon. The group of parents, community members, educators, future educators, and administrators attended the Community Forum — Linking for Learning…

Learn More About Changes to Teacher Evaluation at a CEA Meeting or Webinar

Teacher evaluation in Connecticut is changing for the better thanks to recent flexibility options adopted by the Performance Evaluation Advisory Council (PEAC). The new flexibility options, along with earlier changes adopted by PEAC, ​give ​districts ​more ​flexibility ​that ​can be ​used ​to ​promote ​better ​practice. ​ What do these changes mean for your district? Come to a CEA regional meeting or attend an online webinar…