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  • Tips and Resources for Taking Care of the Earth – All Year Round

    April 22, 2014

    Schools across the state are celebrating Earth Day today – but how can you and your students have a positive impact on the planet the other 180+ days a year? Below are some tips and resources for going green in your classroom, reusing everyday items, and teaching your students about recycling. Teaching Tips, Ideas, and […]

  • Homestretch of Legislative Session and the Promise of Preschool

    April 21, 2014

    As the 2014 legislative session enters the homestretch before the May 7 adjournment, legislators are considering a universal pre-K plan, an investment that would prepare students for future success. Senate President Don Williams, who has been at the forefront of the pre-K debate, joined other Democratic leaders, including Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey, Senate […]

  • 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 […]


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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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Courage At Newtown

Sandy Hook women died protecting children.


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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