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  • Symposium on Effectiveness in Educator Evaluation Coming May 21

    April 17, 2014

    A symposium — Celebrating Effectiveness in Educator Evaluation and Professional Learning — is coming to the Four Points by Sheraton in Meriden on May 21. The event, co-sponsored by the Connecticut Teacher of the Year Council and the Connecticut Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, is designed to provide an opportunity for teachers, administrators, and other education […]

  • Retired Teachers Ask Legislators to Honor Commitments

    April 16, 2014

    Retired teachers turned out in droves today at the State Capitol to tell their legislators why it's so important that the state fully honor its commitments to retirees. "It's extremely important to be here today," said...

  • Linking for Learning: Attend a Family Engagement Forum May 6

    April 14, 2014

    Cultivating and sustaining effective family engagement is some of the most important work educators do, and yet, with everything else on educators’ plates, sometimes the link home to families doesn’t get the attention it deserves. A forum on May 6 in East Hartford aims to change that by focusing on strategies and best practices for […]

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Sandy Hook Memorial and Scholarship Fund

CEA is collecting donations to the Sandy Hook Memorial and Scholarship Fund through its charitable arm, the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF). CEF is a non-profit, charitable foundation that was established in 1991 to help teachers and children with extraordinary challenges.

Gifts collected will go towards the Sandy Hook School Memorial Scholarship Fund at the University of Connecticut and the creation of a bronze sculpture memorializing the heroism and sacrifice that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School. For more about the fund, read the press release.

The Sandy Hook School Memorial Scholarship Fund at UConn will help support the college costs for any siblings of those killed in the assault, the dependents of the adults who also lost their lives, as well as students currently enrolled at the elementary school, who are accepted to attend the University.

CEA has commissioned sculptor Marilyn Parkinson Thrall to create the sculpture and plans are to unveil it on the first anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Donate Online

Teachers as well as the general public can make donations via credit card by clicking here.

Donate by Check

To donate by check, make the check out to Connecticut Education Foundation and mail it to the address below:

CT Education Foundation
Sandy Hook Memorial & Scholarship Fund
Capitol Place, Suite 500
21 Oak Street
Hartford, CT 06106

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Standing as one as time passes

"No man is an island." What was true nearly 400 years ago when English poet John Donne scratched pen across paper is true today.

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