CEA TESTIMONY

March

MAR 15

SB 377 AN ACT CONCERNING THE TEACHERS’ RETIREMENT BOARD’S RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CHANGES TO THE TEACHERS’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM STATUTES

Kate Dias before the Appropriations Committee

SB 50 ANACT CONCERNING EXCLUSION OF AID TO DISTRESSED MUNICIPALITIES FROM THE SPENDING CAP

Kate Dias before the Appropriations Committee

MAR 13

SB 419 An Act Limiting Property Tax Increases

Ray Rossomando before the Planning and Development Committee

SB 381 AN ACT CONCERNING THE TEACHING PROFESSION AND REVISIONS TO THE MANDATED REPORTER REQUIREMENTS.

Multiple testimonies of Connecticut educators before the Education Committee

Brett Pickerign before the Education Committee

Legal Counsel before the Education Committee

Joslyn DeLancey before the Education Committee

Kate Dias before the Education Committee

Elizabeth Trojanowski before the Education Committee

Kristen Basiaga before the Education Committee

Linda Peppe before the Education Committee

Michaela Rae De Los Cientos before the Education Committee

SB 380 AN ACT CONCERNING SCHOOL DISCIPLINE

Kate Dias before the Education Committee

HB 5472 An Act Concerning Municipal Finance and Audits

Ray Rossomando before the Planning and Development Committee

HB 5436 AN ACT CONCERNING EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION

Kate Dias before the Education Committee

HB 5435 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PLAN FOR THE CONVERSION OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO AN ADVISORY BOARD WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Kate Dias before the Education Committee

HB 5056 An Act Facilitating the Expansion of Shared Municipal Services

Ray Rossomando before the Planning and Development Committee

MAR 11

SB 363 AN ACT CONCERNING ASSORTED REVISIONS TO THE EDUCATION STATUTES

Katherine Grant before the Education Committee

Kate Cummings before the Education Committee

Ray Rossomando before the Education Committee

MAR 7

SB 317 AN ACT EXPANDING THE COVERED CONNECTICUT PROGRAM

Ray Rossomando before the Human Services Committee

MAR 6

SB 287 – AAC INDOOR AIR QUALITY IN SCHOOLS

Kristen Record before the Education Committee

Stefanie Dominguez before the General Assembly Education Committee

Louis Rosado Burch before the Education Committee

Jennifer Bates before the Education Committee

Anonymous Educator before the General Assembly Education Committee

Lisa Siana before the State General Assembly Education Committee

Rosanna Wilson before the General Assembly Education Committee

HB 5348 AN ACT CONCERNING PARAEDUCATORS

Joslyn DeLancey before the Education Committee 

HB 5347 – AAC Authorization of State Grant Commitments for School Building Projects and Revisions to the School Building Project Statutes

Louis Rosado Burch before the Education Committee

Anonymous Educator before the General Assembly Education Committee

Lisa Siana before the State General Assembly Education Committee

Rosanna Wilson before the General Assembly Education Committee

HB 5101 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR EDUCATIONAL ACCESS AND OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Kate Dias before the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee

MAR 5

SB 327 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE EFFECTS OF HATE SPEECH ON CHILDREN’S HEALTH AND ACHIEVEMENT

Faith Sweeney before the Committee on Children

Ray Rossomando before the Committee on Children

Kate Dias before the Committee on Children

HJ 215 RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING CONGRESS TO REPEAL THE GOVERNMENT PENSION OFFSET AND THE WINDFALL ELIMINATION PROVISION.

Multiple testimonies of Connecticut educators before the Labor and Public Employees Committee

February

FEB 28

HB 5213 An Act Concerning Disconnected Youth

Connecticut Education Association before the Education Committee

Carrie Cassady before the Education Committee

HB 5212 An Act Concerning Education Funding

Connecticut Education Association before the Education Committee

FEB 27

HB 5245 AN ACT CONCERNING COPAYMENT-ONLY HEALTH PLANS

Ray Rossomando before the Insurance and Real Estate Committee

FEB 21

HB 5051 AN ACT ESTABLISHING EARLY START CONNECTICUT

Kate Dias & Joslyn DeLancey before the Education Committee

FEB 15

HB 5048 AN ACT ADJUSTING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 2025

Testimony of Kate Dias before the Appropriations Committee

Testimony of Joslyn DeLancey before the Appropriations Committee

March

MAR 28

HB 6489 An Act Concerning Retiree Members of the Teachers’ Retirement Board

Testimony of Robyn Kaplan-Cho, before the Appropriations Committee

MAR 24

SB 787 An Act Concerning the Constitutional Spending Cap and Exempt Expenditures

Testimony of Kate Dias, before the Appropriations Committee

MAR 15

SB 1200 An Act Concerning Special Education

Testimony of Stephanie Wanzer, before the Education Committee

SB 1199 An Act Concerning Equity in Education

Testimony of Elizabeth Sked, before the Education Committee

SB 1198 An Act Concerning the Recommendations of the School Indoor Air Quality Working Group

Testimony of CEA Members & Members of the Public, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Louis Rosado Burch, before the Education Committee

HB 6884 An Act Concerning the Recruitment, Retention, and Enhancement of the Teaching Profession

Testimony of CEA Members & Members of the Public, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kate Dias, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Joslyn DeLancey, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Donald Williams, before the Education Committee

HB 6882 An Act Concerning Mandate Relief

Testimony of Kate Field, before the Education Committee

HB 6881 An Act Concerning Mandate Relief

Testimony of Kate Dias, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Donald Williams, before the Education Committee

HB 6880 An Act Concerning Assorted Revisions to the Education Statutes

Testimony of Kate Dias, before the Education Committee

HB 6879 An Act Concerning Teacher Certification

Testimony of Elizabeth Sked, before the Education Committee

MAR 9

HB 6860 An Act Extending Connecticut Premium Pay to Certain Essential Workers

Testimony of Kate Dias, before the Labor Committee

MAR 8

SB 1166 An Act Concerning Implementation of the Connecticut School Climate Policy

Testimony of Joslyn DeLancey, before the Education Committee

SB 1165 An Act Concerning Financial Literacy Instruction

Testimony of Kate Dias, before the Education Committee

SB 1 An Act Concerning Transparency in Education

Testimony of Donald Williams, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kate Dias, before the Education Committee

HB 6845 An Act Establishing a State-Wide Book Gifting Program and Home Reading Grant Program for Children

Testimony of Joslyn DeLancey, before the Education Committee

MAR 3

HB 6797 An Act Concerning the Receipt of Workers’ Compensation Benefits and the Provision of
Medical Records in Workers’ Compensation Matters

Testimony of Melanie I. Kolek, before the Judiciary Committee

MAR 2

HB 6793 An Act Modifying the State Board of Labor Relations

Testimony of Adrienne R. DeLucca, before the Labor and Public Employees Committee

MAR 1

SB 1096 An Act Concerning The Charter School Approval Process

Testimony of Patti Cole, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Norma Maltese, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Julie Robinson, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Heather Lorenz, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Brenda Windsor, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Ashley Fiore, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Anne Varrone-Lederle, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Amie Lavallee, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kristen Basiaga, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Rosanne Neri, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Ray Rossomando, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Donald E. Williams, Jr., before the Education Committee

SB 1094 An Act Concerning the Implementation of Reading Models or Programs

Testimony of Kate Dias, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Faith Sweeney, before the Education Committee

SB 1093 An Act Implementing The Recommendations Of The Juvenile Justice Policy And Oversight Committee Concerning Education

Testimony of Amy Farrior, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Alyssa Domini, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Sharon Shirley, before the Education Committee

Testimony of William Minalga, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Vanessa Coy-Kenyhercz, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Suzanne Sullivan, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Suzanne Robinson, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Steven Costa, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Stacy Pleau-Guckian, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Sophie Gocheva, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Sarah Trotta, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Sarah Sigel, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Sarah Allen, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Sara Cavanaugh, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Robin Slane, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Robin Konrad, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Rita Miller, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Renee Pardo, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Rebecca Edwards, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Raymond Klimaszewski, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Patricia Maher, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Patricia Borjestedt, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Patrice Martin, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Paloma Autran, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Nicole Bronson, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Nicole Bogdanyi, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Nicholas Menapace, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Nelida Agosto, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Nancy Mould, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Monica Quimby-Gupta, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Molly Murphy, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Michael Ginicola, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Michelle Isabella, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Michele Slais, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Michele Lovallo, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Melissa Walston, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Mary Munson, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Mary Childs, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Marie Pappano, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Maria Stage, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Maria Mangino, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Lucy Regan, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Lori Voegeli, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Lisa Miner, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Leigh Ann Ryan, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Laurie Brehm, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Lauren Roby, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Krista Kaplan, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kimberly Wennberg, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kimberly Quinn, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kim Doran, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kevin Doherty, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kelly Jasper, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kathy Snyder, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kathleen Paskiewicz, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kathleen Auperin, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Katherine Butler, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kate Gilgenbach, before the Education Committee

Testimony of John Whaley, before the Education Committee

Testimony of John Tenney, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Joanna Teodosio, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Jennifer Zebarth, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Jennifer Keene, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Janey Moreno, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Jaimie Lindenmuth, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Jackie Duncan, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Helen Cihi, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Heather Bunnell, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Gina Kindt, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Fran Rukus, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Fllaza Bungu, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Erin Bernard, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Elizabeth Clement, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Eileen Godbout, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Edward Kozinski, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Edward Donnelly, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Diane Sirica, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Diana Vincent, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Denise Johnson, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Debra Guinan-Morizio, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Deborah Rizzo, before the Education Committee

Testimony of David Meyer, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Dana Saccomano, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Cyrilla Turechek, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Cheryl Robertson, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Cecile Perraud, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Carolyn O’Connor, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Carol Brault, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Brooke Kleinman, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Brenda Washington, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Bailey Knowles, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Ashley Kastelein, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Ann Malinowski, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Sonia Plummer-Brown, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Sharlene Turner, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Shannon Mazurick, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Sarah Beauleau, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Ryan Kelly, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Ruth-Terry Walden, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Richard Olson, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Reina DiNino, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Paul Apostalon, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Patricia Lucadamo, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Morgan Walton, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Melissa Moulketis, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Melissa Boucher, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Melissa Boucher, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Meghan Gagne, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Martha Parkins, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Margo Sandahl, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Mandi Leale, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kathrine Grant, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kate Tobin, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kamini Khazanchi, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Jennifer Darrigo, before the Education Committee

Testimony of James Barron, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Jaclyn Servillo, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Jackqueline Brown, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Florina Merturi, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Erin Taylor, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Emily Fields, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Drew Denbaum, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Deborah Nolasco, before the Education Committee

Testimony of David Flynn, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Danielle Weber, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Danielle Veith, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Dana Carey, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Colleen Morrissey-Colon, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Caroline Sarlo, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Brittany Thompson, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Brian West, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Brenda Zanga, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Brittany Summa, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Annamaria Gamberdella-Gagliardi, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Ann Herz, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Aaron Schrag, before the Education Committee

Testimony of A Ramirez, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Stacey Gola, before the Education Committee

Testimony of Kate Dias, before the Education Committee

HB 6763 An Act Concerning an Audit of the State-Wide Mastery Examination

Testimony of Kate Dias, before the Education Committee

HB 6760 An Act Concerning Civics Education and Media Literacy

Testimony of Donald E. Williams, Jr., before the Education Committee

HB 6757 An Act Concerning Teacher Performance Evaluations

Testimony of Donald E. Williams, Jr., before the Education Committee

February

FEB 23

SB 1044 An Act Concerning a Student Loan Subsidy Program

Testimony of Kate Dias, before the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee

HB 6659 An Act Concerning The State Teachers’ Retirement Board (STRB) Budget