Are you considering buying a home? If you’re a first time home buyer, check to see whether you qualify for the Connecticut Teachers Mortgage Assistance Program.
Tips for finding rest and relaxation and processing the past school year.
During the 2020-21 school year many students were faced with the unfamiliar prospect of remote learning and didn’t know what to expect. Simsbury teacher Agnieszka Petlik had a whole classroom of remote first graders, and their experiences and those of students like them prompted her to write the book Follow Me to Distance Learning.
The CEA Summer Experience is less than two weeks away, but it’s not the only upcoming opportunity for Connecticut teachers to gain new skills and hone their craft. CEA offers professional development opportunities to members year round, and the Connecticut State Department of Education is also offering summer learning activities for teachers.
Every student should be able to learn in a safe, modern learning environment. Tell Congress to support $130 billion to update and upgrade our nation’s public school buildings. ›
Teachers frequently need outside funding to purchase classroom resources and to engage in meaningful professional development. The NEA Foundation has grants available to current NEA members to help with both.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued guidance for schools that supports in-person learning, urges vaccination for all who are eligible, and recommends masking for everyone over the age of two.
CEA’s virtual learning experience is coming up fast! You still have time to register, but don’t wait too long. Some sessions are filling up fast.
Statement from CEA President Jeff Leake and AFT Connecticut President Jan Hochadel on Academic and Educational Integrity
We affirm our commitment to the values of academic integrity and honesty that have been the hallmarks of American education for decades.
The CDC has released new guidance for schools this fall that calls for continued masking, cohorting, and physical distancing when feasible for unvaccinated students and staff.