CEA Members Head to Houston to Represent CT Colleagues

CEA members are trading warm Connecticut temperatures for the truly hot weather of Houston this week—all in the name of representing their fellow teachers at the NEA Representative Assembly (NEA RA). More than 100 CEA members are joining the nearly 7,000 elected delegates who are representing their colleagues around the nation. The world’s largest deliberative…

Your Advocacy Made the Difference This Legislative Session

The 2019 Connecticut legislative session ended at midnight last night, and, thanks to your advocacy, we were successful at achieving some of our top priorities. Watch CEA Executive Director Don Williams’ summary of what we accomplished this session. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nj_9fMg1KM?rel=0 Safeguarding Teacher Pensions The General Assembly has passed a fair, responsible state budget that ensures the…

Connecticut Receives $100 Million Donation to Serve Disengaged Youth

Surrounded by hundreds of East Hartford High School students, Governor Lamont today announced that Dalio Philanthropies has committed $100 million to strengthening public education and promoting greater economic opportunity in Connecticut that will, over five years, be matched by $100 million from the state and $100 million from other philanthropists and business leaders. “If you…

Teachers Speak Up, Share Stories With Legislators: Join Them

Teachers have a lot to say on issues from their pensions to classroom safety this legislative session, which is why local associations around Connecticut are meeting with their legislators and making their voices heard. “Politicians make decisions that affect our students and our profession,” says Hamden Education Association Vice President David Abate. “Sitting back and…