Benefit of CEA Membership: Valuable Legal Expertise

“Helpful” and “eye-opening” is the way teachers around the state have referred to the CEA Legal Department’s “Teachers and the Law” presentation. Fairfield teachers were the latest group to hear from CEA lawyers, and they said the presentation helped them feel better prepared for the school year ahead. “This is critical information for all teachers,”…

Madison Convocation Speaker Highlights Need to Personalize Students’ Education

By Ray Rossomando, CEA Research and Policy Development Specialist Teachers around the state are kicking off the school year hearing a variety of messages from a variety of convocation speakers. Madison teachers heard from internationally renowned education scholar Dr. Yong Zhao who presented an inspiring convocation address, saying that what students will need to be…

CEA Members Join Colleagues to Rally for Public Education

“It was disappointing that teachers were not allowed to participate or attend a summit on education today—go figure,” said Westport librarian, Association president, and NEA Director John Horrigan. Horrigan was one of nearly 40 CEA members and staff, and more than 100 teachers from around New England, who rallied in Londonderry, New Hampshire, where Republican…