January 2018

CEA Members Continue to Press for TEAM Funding

Teacher testimony reflects challenges, concerns

Ridgefield teacher Liz Misiewicz called on members of the State Board of Education to support restoration of TEAM funding.

Connecticut's Teacher Education And Mentoring (TEAM) program is one of the nation's most highly regarded induction and support programs for new teachers. After state funding for the program was unexpectedly eliminated from the new state budget, CEA has continued to strongly advocate for a restoration of TEAM funding.

At the State Board of Education meeting in January, CEA staff and leaders joined Ridgefield teacher Liz Misiewicz and Bridgeport new teacher coordinator and TEAM facilitator Michael Brosnan in calling on members to support the restoration of TEAM funding.

Read what your colleagues said about the importance of maintaining TEAM.

CEA will continue to place TEAM funding on the front burner as the start of the new legislative session approaches. For more information, click here.

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