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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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Register for Day of Collaboration and Professional Learning

The Empowered to Lead Symposium, an annual event hosted by the Connecticut Teacher of the Year Council, provides opportunities for teacher-leaders, administrators, and other educators to articulate and enhance their collective power, expertise, and experience.

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Learn How to Qualify for Loan Forgiveness Sooner

Learn how to make use of past repayment periods toward loan forgiveness and find out if you should consolidate your loans at an upcoming NEA webinar on June 12.

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Survey: Excessive Heat in Schools

It’s that time of year again when summer temperatures outside often mean unbearable classrooms. Take an NEA survey to share how heat affects you and your students.

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Students’ Education at Risk as Enfield Cuts 129 Staff Positions

Enfield teachers, students, parents, and community members are reeling today after learning at a Board of Education meeting last night that Enfield Public Schools will have 20% fewer educators when students head back to school this fall.

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Announcing the CEA Membership Madness Final Four!

CEA held its first annual Membership Madness Tournament this spring, and four locals with the highest membership percentage in their demographic bracket took home the gold—and $500.

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Committed Champions Continue to Pave the Way

At their annual Spring Business Meeting CEA-Retired members gathered to make changes to their constitution, elect representatives, learn the latest on state and federal legislation, and hear remarks from NEA-Retired president Anita Gibson.

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Featured Headlines

Latest News and Information

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.

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE