Apply for an NEA Foundation Grant to Support PD or Student Success

Teachers frequently need outside funding to purchase classroom resources and to engage in meaningful professional development. The NEA Foundation has grants available to current NEA members to help with both. NEA Foundation Student Success grants support teachers in purchasing resource materials, supplies, equipment, transportation, technology, or scholars-in-residence. The NEA Foundation is currently giving preference to…

Educator Brings Prestigious Teaching Award Home to New London

“There are 3.2 million public school teachers in the United States; there are five Horace Mann Awards for Teaching Excellence given out in any year,” CEA Executive Director Donald Williams told New London teachers during their convocation Friday. “Representing the New London Public Schools, Connecticut has one of those five, Elizabeth Sked.” New London teachers…

Apply Now for an NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship

Applications are being accepted through February 4 for the 2020 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship—a year of professional development that includes a summer field study in Peru. The fellowship is an opportunity for K-12 educators to integrate global competency into their daily classroom instruction, advocate for global competency in their schools and districts, and help…

2013 CEA McCormack Award Winner on Why You Should Apply for This $2,000 Award

You probably know many outstanding teachers who would qualify for the John McCormack CEA Award for Teaching Excellence. Here’s your chance to nominate one of them—or you can even nominate yourself! Watch Wallingford teacher and 2013 McCormack Award winner Chris Stone explain the many opportunities this award has opened up to him, and find out…

Applications Now Open for the NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship

The NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship broadens educators’ and students’ perspectives. It’s a great opportunity for classroom teachers to develop their global competence and bring the world to their students.The yearlong, fully-funded fellowship includes: An online course in teaching global competence A two-day professional development workshop in Washington, D.C. (Fall 2019) Webinars discussing global issues…

NEA Foundation Grants Support PD and Student Achievement

Teachers frequently need outside funding for classroom resources and funding to engage in meaningful professional development.  The NEA Foundation has grants available to current NEA members to help with both. NEA Foundation Student Achievement grants, support teachers in helping students learn how to think critically and solve problems. The NEA Foundation is currently giving preference to…

Wallingford Teacher’s STEM Enrichment Program Receives $100,000 Grant

When Pond Hill Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Christopher Stone founded the CT STEM Academy in Wallingford in 2012, he got a big assist from his state teachers union. The Connecticut Education Association provided a two-year, $10,000 grant to launch his after-school enrichment program, which, over the last five years, has opened the eyes of more…

Apply Now to Become a 2018 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow

All active NEA classroom teachers now have the opportunity to apply for a unique global learning opportunity. The NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship offers both a summer international field study and year-long professional development. The NEA Foundation recognizes that, in order for students to prepare for the global age, educators must first be equipped with…