Today is World Teachers’ Day—a day to celebrate teachers, the professionals who create the future every day in classrooms around the world.
Every two years during election season CEA issues a Legislator Report Card, but this year, for the first time, CEA is issuing an annual report card grading legislators on issues that matter to teachers.
Your CEA membership gives you access to professional development workshops, retirement information, and lots of fall fun. Check out the limited-time offers available from CEA and our member benefits partners.
The first CEA Celebrates Gala brought teachers an evening of fun and connection with friends and colleagues all while raising more than $15,000 for the Connecticut Education Foundation.
Have you ever wished that lawmakers could see what the reality of teaching and learning looks like? Participate in CEA’s Bring Your Legislator to School Week this October 23-27 to provide critical decisionmakers with the experience of spending a day in a teacher’s shoes.
In another step in a positive direction for Norwich teachers, Assistant Superintendent Tamara Gloster was placed on leave, and the Board of Education named retired special education director Jaime Bender as the acting assistant superintendent.
“We think about it at the beginning of the year when we’re setting up our classrooms. We think about it when there’s an incident,” CEA President Kate Dias told NPR’s Catherin Shen in an interview about school shootings and the lockdown drills meant to keep children and teachers safe.
Many seats on local town councils, boards of education, boards of finance, and other boards will be decided this November 7, and the people elected to those offices can have a big impact on the lives of educators and their students. Check out the CEA members running for office.
“Thanks to the partnership and advocacy of active and retired teachers, Connecticut is recognizing the need to secure teacher pensions is a top priority,” said CEA President Kate Dias.
Virtual group therapy is available at no cost through CEA’s partnership with Positive Directions, a nonprofit organization offering counseling with trained clinical professionals.