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During his State of the State Address, Governor Ned Lamont received a standing ovation when he praised teachers and said, "Thank you for what you do."
CEA is working closely with newly elected and appointed officials on legislation critical to you and your profession. Ensuring classroom safety, protecting teacher pensions, and strengthening public school funding are some of the top issues for teachers. In this short video, CEA Executive Director Don Williams explains what to expect.
A week after coming out in force to oppose school closures and consolidations, Wallingford teachers again expressed their support for keeping all schools open at a follow-up Board of Education meeting last night.
Uncovered in a growing number of schools, mold is making teachers sick. Find out what CEA and local associations are doing to keep you safe in your classroom.
Wallingford teachers turned out in force, and in #RedforEd T-shirts, to ask for a school renovation plan that puts students first.
For 2019 Connecticut Teacher of the Year (TOY) Sheena Graham, making personal connections with the young people in her classroom is all in a day's work—and one of the things that has endeared her to generations of students.
As it decides what recommendations to make toward putting Connecticut's pension funds on more secure footing, the state's Pension Sustainability Commission today heard from State Treasurer Denise Nappier about the history of funding for the teachers' retirement fund, the largest pension fund overseen by the treasury.
Watch the Video CEA: Your Union Advantage
Watch the video - The Union Advantage: Strong unions vs. weak
Hear stories from your colleagues, including North Haven Teacher Amy Alessi who once taught in Arizona where union strength has been eroded.
Marks the inauguration of a new governor and the beginning of the 2019 session of the Connecticut General Assembly. It's likely to be a busy session with many issues for legislators to tackle over these next five months.
CEA Vice President Tom Nicholas and President Jeff Leake send season's greetings to all CEA members in this video message.
A teacher's good work often shines in her students, and for Windsor High School choral director Tracee White, the product of her hard work now shines on television.
The Connecticut AFL-CIO, Connecticut Education Association, AFSCME Council 4, and AFT Connecticut made the following statements in response to the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth's 2.0 recommendations.
A standing-room only crowd of nearly 500 people gathered this morning at Eastern Connecticut State University, eager to help shape the future of their state.
When the Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey team scored their first goal of the night Friday, amid the usual cheers of the hometown crowd, hundreds of teddy bears rained down onto the ice.
Many families across the state are facing unexpected hardships, but you can make a difference this holiday season by sponsoring a child through the Holiday Bear Project.
As the extent of the damage caused by wildfires across California becomes fully evident, educators are asking how they can help survivors and communities recover from these terrible disasters.
CEA Vice President Tom Nicholas took to the airwaves to let listeners across the state know about the 20th annual Holiday Bear project, which brings holiday cheer to hundreds of Connecticut children in need.
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