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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.
CEA reveals a new, balanced approach that improves accountability, reduces testing by phasing out SBAC, and can serve as a foundation for legislation this year.
CEA will be offering 3 regional retirement workshops for its members during the month of March. These workshops provide an in-depth explanation of the pension and retiree health benefits provided through the teachers' retirement system.
Should tests be used to rank and rate students, teachers, and schools? Or should they be used to promote student learning?
You would be hard pressed to find a teacher who would choose the former.Teachers unequivocally agree that good tests help students learn and give their teachers opportunities to analyze student learning, plan, and adjust instruction.
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.
Watch our latest video.
Say charter schools should not be exempt from the sunshine of transparency.
Nomination forms are now available for the 2015 County Cluster nominations to the NEA Representative Assembly.
Share your comments about the administration of the reading survey and it's appropriateness for determining your needs in teaching reading to your students.
Understand and plan your retirement. It is never too early to educate yourself!
Read the testimony that CEA has given thus far for this Legislative session.
Resources and questions that can help guide the discussion and plan for more effective, efficient practice.
This presentation outlines a simple process your PDEC can use to review your plan in light of the teacher evaluation guidelines.
Entries being accepted for the Congressional Art Competition.
The 13th annual Educators' Weekend features free admission for teachers, administrators, afterschool professionals, and their families.
LATEST BLOG POSTS
March 04, 2015
Saying 3 out of 4 public schools are doing an excellent or good job, Connecticut voters (8 out of 10) want to ensure that their neighborhood public schools do not lose funding when new charter schools open in their area. “The message from our new voter poll is clear: Voters don’t want their neighborhood schools […]
March 03, 2015
If you’re a CEA member, NEA Member Benefits is the place to go for deals and discounts. Special offers this month include discounts on Six Flag Theme Park tickets, H&R Block services, the NEA Vehicle Protection Program Plan, and several travel programs. NEA Click & Save, the online discount buying service for NEA members, highlights […]
LOCAL AND NATIONAL HEADLINES
February 24 - WNPR
Forty-eight school districts across Connecticut got a total of $428,000 to help them reduce the number of tests taken by students.
February 23 - CT Mirror
The state's largest teachers' union is calling on Connecticut lawmakers to end the requirement that students take a statewide standardized test each spring.