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CEA advocates for teachers and public education. We've been a driving force in lobbying legislators for the resources public schools need and campaigning for high standards for teachers and students. Our proud history spans more than 150 years.
With educators at the helm, Connecticut speeds ahead of other states.
CEA's Human and Civil Rights Awards provide an opportunity to acknowledge these dedicated and diverse men and women for advancing human and civil rights, and standing up for public schools.
The debate over mandated standardized testing takes center stage as the Republican-controlled 114th Congress gets ready to make its mark on education policy.
Teachers are always looking for unique learning tools to engage their students, and at the CREC River street School in Windsor they've found two: Ben and Jerry.
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The CEA John McCormack Award is presented annually by CEA to promote excellence in teaching and service to the profession.
Understand and plan your retirement. It is never too early to educate yourself!
Download lesson plans that can help you bring the world to your students.
NEA offers lesson plans, activity ideas & other resources for teaching MLK day.
Dianna Roberge-Wentzell, chief academic officer for the state Department of Education, to be named interim commissioner of education.
Stefan Pryor nominated as Rhode Island's first-ever Secretary of Commerce.
Would you or a colleague like to be recognized for your outstanding contributions as a teacher of math or science?
Check out the online edition of our December-January CEA Advisor.
Showcase the great work in your local association.
LATEST BLOG POSTS
January 29, 2015
As an educator, you do what you do because you love your students and feel called to the profession. Teachers rarely think about external accolades, but being honored with an award can be a meaningful chance to be recognized by your colleagues and brings needed positive attention to the teaching profession. The CEA John McCormack […]
January 28, 2015
Attention art teachers and relatives of budding Monets — the U.S. Congress holds an art competition for high school students every spring, and members of Connecticut’s delegation want your students to take part. The Congressional Art Competition is a nationwide high school visual art competition held since 1982. Students submit entries to their representative’s office, […]
LOCAL AND NATIONAL HEADLINES
January 27 - Washington Post
The Senate continued its most serious effort to date to rewrite the education law known as No Child Left Behind with a hearing Tuesday that focused on improving the nation's teachers.
January 26 - CT Mirror
The panel searching for Connecticut's next education commissioner wants someone who has a long background and an advanced degree in education â€“ qualifications the last commissioner did not have and which one of the state's teachers' unions called for during the campaign.