NEA Members Improve Student Success, Strengthen Education

Nearly 9,000 educators from around the country have made their combined voices heard on behalf of students and public education. NEA members came together for the 151st Annual Meeting and 92nd Representative Assembly (RA) in Atlanta, Georgia, and gave their thoughtful consideration during 12-hour days to 93 new business items, and numerous constitutional bylaws and resolutions.…

Empowering Teachers and Creating Change

NEA President Dennis Van Roekel sounded a note familiar to CEA members in his NEA RA keynote address: It’s time to give teachers a meaningful role in school improvement. CEA has consistently raised public awareness about this issue—from TV advertisements, to public remarks, to member communications.  By recognizing teachers’ professional status, communities can work together…

Lyman Teacher is Awarded for Efforts to Increase Understanding

The spirit of Susan B. Anthony, a pioneer for the women’s suffrage movement, and Prudence Crandall, an American educator and reformer, is alive and well at Lyman Memorial High School in Lebanon, Connecticut, thanks to English teacher Liza Escott. Escott, the school’s diversity coordinator, is the 2013 recipient of CEA’s Susan B. Anthony-Prudence Crandall Equality…

Inspiring Messages, New Leadership Elected at CEA Retired Meeting

“You have immense knowledge and experience that is crucial for the growth of our organization,” CEA Executive Director Mark Waxenberg told CEA Retired members at their Annual Spring Business Meeting this morning. He added, “We are a more robust organization because of the involvement of members — from college students to retirees.” More than 150…