Teachers Refresh and Reflect at CEA Summer Conference

From negotiations to teacher evaluation to citizen lobbying and much more, more than 500 CEA members took advantage of the opportunity to learn more about their union and their profession at the CEA Summer Conference this Monday and Tuesday. “Everything was a 10—the professional development was top notch,” says Avon Education Association President Jonathan Moss.…

Griswold Teacher Brings Back Key Lessons from Holocaust, Genocide Workshop

Two days after the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that claimed the lives of 11 Jewish worshipers, Griswold High School social studies teacher Hannah McNeil found herself in a discussion with other teachers about the difficult and important lessons that arise from human tragedies fueled by bigotry and hate. An early-career teacher, McNeil was…

Quality Professional Development for You From CEA

The CEA Professional Learning Academy offers a wealth of professional development opportunities, aligned with Connecticut’s professional learning standards, to improve teaching practice and enhance student learning. Through the CEA Professional Learning Academy, members can attend free workshops, conferences, and trainings developed by experienced educators, administrators, and experts in law and special education. CEA is a…

CEA Testifies: Support Meaningful PD, Oppose Shortcuts to Teacher Certification

CEA staff testified before the State Board of Education (SBE) today on two issues important to teachers and public schools: professional development and teacher preparation/certification. CEA, which is now a State Department of Education designated provider of PD for members, schools, and districts, served on a task force that recommended changes to professional development legislation,…