NEWS & INFO

Scholarships Available for Future Teachers

Are you enrolled in a teacher prep program or do you know someone who is? Diverse students who graduated from a public high school in an Alliance School District are eligible for up to $10,000 in scholarships annually.

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Books to Celebrate Juneteenth

Whether you’re looking for books to read with your class or have children at home to read with, try these titles to learn more about the history of the holiday.

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If You Build It, They Will Read!

The Connecticut Education Foundation, CEA’s charitable arm, added new elements this year to its beloved Read Across Connecticut literacy campaign. One of those initiatives—Little Free Library kits and books to fill them—was designed to broaden the program’s reach.

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Teacher, Beware

If you receive an offer promising union benefits without union membership—or money back in exchange for your signature or personal information—don’t be fooled.

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Free Life Insurance Is a Benefit of NEA Membership—Have You Named a Beneficiary?

All CEA members are eligible to receive NEA Complimentary Life Insurance at no cost—but many members haven’t named a beneficiary.

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Positions Open for CEA Ethnic Minority Director and Alternate

At their August meeting, CEA’s Board of Directors will appoint an interim Ethnic Minority Director and Alternate. Members interested in being nominated must notify the office of CEA President in writing by June 30.

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Resources to Support LGBTQ+ Students

As educators, CEA members prepare students to be ready to thrive in a world full of diverse people. Learn how you and your school can better support LGBTQ+ students with these resources.

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Soccer and STEM on Display at Hartford Athletic’s Day of Learning and Fun

Robots, rockets, air cannons, and lunar plants aren’t what you’d expect to find at a professional sports stadium, but during Hartford Athletic’s STEM Soccer Education Day a wide variety of projects were on display at Trinity Health Stadium as students combined learning with relaxation and fun.

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Plainfield Teachers Organize, Pass School Budget at Second Vote

School districts around Connecticut have been facing budget cuts this spring. In Plainfield, teachers organized and were able pass the schools’ budget at a second vote, minimizing cuts to education.

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