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September 28, 2018
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EDUCATION FRIEND OR FOE? DON'T KNOW? CHECK OUT CEA'S NEW LEGISLATOR REPORT CARD

Find out where the candidates for office stand on issues of importance to you. The CEA Legislator Report Card gives you the facts on which candidates support teacher pensions, public education, school safety, and more...and which ones don't. View CEA Legislator Report Card.

Watch CEA President Jeff Leake explain how to navigate the CEA Report Card.


TEACHERS MAKING A MARK IN POLITICS

More than 150 teachers across the country are running for political offices this year. Read why your colleagues are stepping up and what you can do to help them.


BEST & WORST STATES FOR TEACHERS

It's no surprise that Connecticut is among the top states for teachers. A new WalletHub Survey of the Best and Worst States for Teachers finds states with strong unions fared the best. Read the story.

ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE?

Take 30 seconds to fill out this form and you will immediately know whether or not you are eligible to vote in the November 6 election and how to get an absentee ballot if you will not be in Connecitcut on Election Day.

Click here to find out how to register to vote..


CEA JOINS FIGHT AGAINST DEVOS'S PLAN TO ARM TEACHERS

CEA joined the fight against Betsy DeVos's plan to use federal education funds to buy guns for schools. Read the story and watch the video at blogcea.org.


WEAR RED FOR ED WITH PRIDE

We're raising our voices and supporting our students and public schools by wearing Red for Ed. Local districts across the state are joining the Red for Ed campaign by purchasing customized t-shirts for all of their members. Click here to get details on the CEA-designed shirts and how you can personalize them with your local's name.

SHINY APPLE

A shiny apple to Senator Chris Murphy for holding a news conference to oppose Betsy DeVos and her plans to use federal funds to buy guns for schools.

GAIN KNOWLEDGE TO HELP YOUR CAREER AND YOUR FUTURE

Regardless of how long you have been teaching, CEA's New Teacher Conference on Oct. 20 will help you become more confident in your ability to make a difference in the classroom and advocate for your students. The conference offers something for every teacher —early-career, mid-career, and veteran educators. Click here to register.

View a special invitation from CEA Vice President Tom Nicholas.


DROWNING IN DEBT?

CEA's newest member benefit partner, Cambridge Credit Counseling, can help you with credit card debt and student loans. Check out this new member benefit for expert advice to get you back on solid financial ground.

Visit Cambridge Credit

DO YOU BLEED BLUE?


If you are a UConn Huskies fan, you can purchase discounted tickets to UConn's homecoming game, Oct. 27, and join us at the free CEA teacher tailgate tent, sponsored by California Casualty.

Reserve Your Spot

RUNNERS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Join Team CEF as a runner, donor, or volunteer at the Eversource Hartford Marathon October 13.

Click on the button below for more information.

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