Holiday Program Will Bring Joy to Hundreds of Needy Children

CEA’s charitable organization, the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF), is once again making a difference in the lives of needy public school students through its gift-giving program, the Holiday Bear Project. Gifts for hundreds of needy children across Connecticut are being distributed across the state during the next two weeks. The gifts were donated for an…

CEA-Retired Fall Issues Conference

CEA-Retired is holding its annual fall conference September 21 at the Aqua Turf Club.  Every year CEA-Retired brings in speakers who address a variety of topics with CEA-R members. This year CEA-endorsed candidates running for election will meet with retirees and answer their questions.  Attendees will also hear from Don Blake, NEA Senior Technologist and…

East Hartford’s Newest Teachers Back to School

Most students in Connecticut start their school year next week, however most teachers have already gone back to school — preparing their classrooms and engaging in professional development training. Yesterday East Hartford’s newest teachers had their first day on the job.  Amidst a busy day of training and orientation, the East Hartford Education Association (EHEA)…

CEA Delegates Join Colleagues From Around the U.S. at 2010 NEA RA

CEA delegates recently joined their colleagues from around the country in New Orleans for the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly (NEA RA).  The NEA RA is the highest decision-making body within the over 3.2 million-member NEA.  With over 9,000 delegates, the RA is also the world’s largest democratic deliberative body. A different city is chosen…

Teachers Elected to Leadership Positions at 162nd Representative Assembly

Over 400 teachers attended CEA’s 162nd Representative Assembly this weekend in Cromwell.  The Representative Assembly is CEA’s highest policymaking body and is attended by elected teacher delegates from CEA’s local affiliates. At this year’s Representative Assembly, delegates elected leaders to the positions of treasurer, secretary, and ethnic minority directors at-large. Jeff Leake Re-Elected Treasurer Jeff…