After a Fire, Plainfield Memorial School Community Shows What’s Possible

Just two weeks ago, Plainfield Memorial School students and teachers had no idea where they’d be starting their school year after a fire caused extensive damage to their school building. Yet, thanks to the generosity, hard work, and dedication of a community pulling together, 350 fourth and fifth graders are back at school today with…

Back-to-School Means Time to Reconnect With Fellow Union Members for Windsor Teachers

“This is a great way to start the year off right,” said Clover Street Intermediate reading teacher Terri Faucher, who gathered with her fellow Windsor Education Association members for a social earlier this week at Carbone’s Kitchen in Bloomfield on Windsor teachers’ first day back at school. WEA members who attended agreed it was the…

Haddam-Killingworth Teachers Start the Year with a Splash

Forget the crowded auditorium and the motivational speeches. At Haddam-Killingworth schools, convocation is about dunk tanks, pool races, DJs, and human games of Hungry Hungry Hippos. “All that fun and energy, that’s who we are as people, and it’s what makes us successful as teachers,” says Haddam-Killingworth Education Association President Donna DiGregorio, who came to…

Guilford Education Association Serves Up a Day of Fun and Fellowship

Following their convocation this morning, Guilford teachers were treated to a pizza lunch, courtesy of the Guilford Education Association. “We want to celebrate our teachers—about 320 GEA members—and welcome 18 new educators into our district,” said GEA President Regina Sullivan, a physical education teacher at Guilford High School, where the back-to-school celebration was held. “It’s…

Quality Professional Development for You From CEA

The CEA Professional Learning Academy offers a wealth of professional development opportunities, aligned with Connecticut’s professional learning standards, to improve teaching practice and enhance student learning. Through the CEA Professional Learning Academy, members can attend free workshops, conferences, and trainings developed by experienced educators, administrators, and experts in law and special education. CEA is a…