Brighten a Child’s Holiday – Participate in the Holiday Bear Project

This year the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF), CEA’s charitable organization, is again sponsoring the Holiday Bear Project. This project brings CEA members, the public, businesses, and needy public school students together during the holiday season. Emily Taylor, a social worker at Helen Street School in Hamden, has been involved with Holiday Bear for many years. …

TEAM, Certification Requirements, Professional Development – What You Need to Know About Important Changes

TEAM replacing BEST, new certification requirements, professional development committees – legislative changes are affecting teachers in Connecticut and you and your colleagues need to be informed.  Don’t wait until changes have already occurred in your district and it’s too late for you to have a voice. Come to one of CEA’s Professional Issues Updates to…

Legislative Changes and How They Affect You: Attend a CEA Update to Learn More

CEA is offering Professional Issues Updates this fall at locations around Connecticut.  We are encouraging teams from every local association to attend and hear about 2009 legislative changes that affect you and your district. Some of the important issues that will be discussed at these update sessions include: Updated information about the TEAM program which…

CEF Celebrates 15th Annual Golf Tournament

Yesterday 2oo CEA members and other education supporters took part in the Connecticut Education Foundation’s (CEF) 15th Annual Hands Across the Green Golf Tournament.  This year’s tournament took place at Glastonbury Hills Country Club. The golf tournament supports the CEF Children’s Fund, which assists needy students in Connecticut’s public schools by providing them with basic …

CEA Workshops Offered Year Round

CEA staff offer workshops for members all year round – even during the summer.  Recently field representatives Michele Ridolfi O’Neill and Gayle Hooker organized a resume workshop for members who have lost teaching positions. Torrington Human Resources Director Bill Joslyn also presented at the workshop, which covered job search suggestions, how to structure a resume,…