Updates on Teacher Certification and TEAM: Find Out More in CEA Webinar

The news regarding the coronavirus is changing daily. Teachers are doing all they can to stay safe and keep students engaged during this health crisis, but keeping up with the daily educational developments and changes can be difficult. Join CEA tomorrow from 3:30 to 4:30p.m. for a webinar—Navigating COVID-19: Stronger Together—to share the latest developments…

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,…

Despite Opposition, Board of Education Approves Controversial Teacher Prep Program

In spite of serious concerns raised by teachers, CEA leaders and staff, state university deans of education, and community members, the State Board of Education today voted to allow the controversial Relay Graduate School of Education to begin operating in Connecticut. Relay provides a shortcut to teacher certification whose methods and outcomes have repeatedly been…

Your Teaching License at Risk – Speak Out at a Public Hearing

The State Department of Education (SDE) is proposing some dramatic changes that could upend critical certification regulations and put your teaching license at risk. Hundreds of  CEA members attended the first three of five scheduled public hearings on these certification changes,  and urged SDE officials to reconsider their proposed regulation revisions.  Watch what they had…

TEAM, Certification Requirements, Professional Development – What You Need to Know About Important Changes

TEAM replacing BEST, new certification requirements, professional development committees – legislative changes are affecting teachers in Connecticut and you and your colleagues need to be informed.  Don’t wait until changes have already occurred in your district and it’s too late for you to have a voice. Come to one of CEA’s Professional Issues Updates to…

Legislative Changes and How They Affect You: Attend a CEA Update to Learn More

CEA is offering Professional Issues Updates this fall at locations around Connecticut.  We are encouraging teams from every local association to attend and hear about 2009 legislative changes that affect you and your district. Some of the important issues that will be discussed at these update sessions include: Updated information about the TEAM program which…