NEWS & INFO

First Hurdle Cleared but More Work Needed to Get Landmark Legislation Passed

The Legislature’s Education Committee on Friday took the first step toward getting landmark teacher enhancement legislation passed. The committee members voted unanimously to send HB 6884 An Act Concerning the…

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Learn from Experts on Implementing Play in the Classroom

Join educators from around the state for a series of virtual workshops led by experts on implementing play in the classroom. Learn simple, sustainable approaches to rekindle joy for yourself and your students.

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New Teacher Evaluation Guidelines on the Way

After 11 frustrating years of evaluations that teachers have often felt are unfair and lacking in useful feedback, the State Board of Education this spring is expected to vote on…

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Candid Conversation: DCF Commissioner Answers Teachers’ Questions

DCF Commissioner Vannessa Dorantes joined CEA local leaders for a conversation about what’s working when it comes to the teacher-DCF relationship and what still needs to be improved.

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Attend Upcoming CEA County Forums and a Budget Meeting

Learn more about your union and connect with colleagues at upcoming in-person CEA County Forums and a virtual Budget Forum.

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CEA Lobby Day

Join CEA members at the State Capitol to meet with your legislators and urge them to pass bills that enhance the teaching profession.

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Fixing CT-SEDS: Teachers Share Suggestions for Improvement with State Department of Education

CT-SEDS, the state’s new special education data system, has been the bane of special education teachers across Connecticut this year, causing extreme frustration, burnout, and forcing some teachers out of…

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News Media Amplifies Teachers’ Call for Landmark Education Legislation

Many CEA members, leaders, and staff testified Wednesday at a hearing of the legislature’s Education Committee, and more than 600 members emailed written testimony to help get landmark legislation passed.…

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Stratford Educator Inducted into National Teachers Hall of Fame

The surprise of a lifetime propelled Kristen Record, a Stratford physics teacher and Connecticut’s 2011 Teacher of the Year, into yet another exclusive group of exceptional educators.

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