New Teachers in Your Building? Invite them to CEA’s New Teacher Conference, Oct. 20

The first years in a classroom are some of the most exciting and memorable in a teacher’s career—as well as the most challenging. CEA invites new teachers to gather insights and advice at our annual conference for early-career educators. Participants may choose from 10 timely workshops to help hone their skills—from creating a culturally responsive…

New Teachers in Your Building? Invite them to CEA’s New Teacher Conference, Oct. 20

The first years in a classroom are some of the most exciting and memorable in a teacher’s career—as well as the most challenging. CEA invites new teachers to gather insights and advice at our annual conference for early-career educators. Participants may choose from 10 timely workshops to help hone their skills—from creating a culturally responsive…

After a Fire, Plainfield Memorial School Community Shows What’s Possible

Just two weeks ago, Plainfield Memorial School students and teachers had no idea where they’d be starting their school year after a fire caused extensive damage to their school building. Yet, thanks to the generosity, hard work, and dedication of a community pulling together, 350 fourth and fifth graders are back at school today with…

Yes, Money Matters

As every teacher knows, the last thing students need is less education funding. Yet, as hard as it is to believe, the perception that education funding makes little or no difference in student success persists. These are beliefs, says Bruce D. Baker, professor of education at Rutgers University in New Jersey, that are based on…