Thousands of teachers and school staff took part in the blackout organized by CEA and other members of the Coalition of Board of Education Employee Unions to draw attention to the need for more safety protocols in schools.
CEA President Kate Dias appeared on Eyewitness News 3’s CT’22 and NBC Connecticut’s Face the Facts yesterday morning discussing how the recent COVID surge is impacting schools and what needs to be done to make them safer.
One year ago today the U.S. Capitol suffered the most severe attack it has faced since the War of 1812, when the British burned Washington, D.C. Thankfully, our democracy and institutions have persevered, but unfortunately, the attacks on our democracy haven’t stopped.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health has updated its COVID-19 guidance for quarantine, isolation, testing and contact tracing policies and procedures for PreK-12 schools. Read the DPH COVID-19 guidance for quarantine, isolation, testing and contact tracing policies and procedures for PreK-12 schools.
With COVID infection rates in double digits in Connecticut and backlogs at testing facilities, the state has updated its testing guidance. In a letter sent to school superintendents on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, the state authorized the use of home tests for unvaccinated educators and school staff for a limited time.
Planning a getaway this winter with family or friends? Take your CEA member benefits with you. From beginners to advanced skiers and snowboarders, CEA members and their families can enjoy discounts at popular resorts.
To help ease the burden at test centers and increase test availability, Governor Lamont yesterday announced that he is temporarily pausing a requirement that unvaccinated school staff and state employees test weekly for COVID-19.
A national threat posted to TikTok referencing violence in schools has Connecticut schools and law enforcement on high alert today. CEA President Kate Dias talked to numerous media outlets about the threat and discussed why we must take all threats of violence seriously.
CEA members, students and their families, and community members around Connecticut have done a lot to ensure students in need will have a brighter holiday this year. Watch why Westport students and educators say they’ve gotten involved with the Holiday Bear Project.