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2016 CEA Testimony

Read the following testimony that CEA has given for the current legislative session.


MARCH

MAR 9

HB 5469 - An Act Concerning Student Data Privacy
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Development Specialist, before the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus

MAR 9

SB 379 - An Act Concerning The Recommendations Of The Minority Teacher Recruitment Task Force
SB 381 - An Act Establishing A Task Force To Study School Climate
Testimony of Testimony of Michele O'Neill, Education Issues Specialist, before the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus

MAR 8

HB 5505 - An Act Concerning Local Or Regional Boards Of Education, Exclusive Bargaining Representatives And Members Of The Teaching Profession
Testimony of Donald E. Williams, Jr., Director of Policy, Research, and Reform, before the Labor and Public Employees Committee

MAR 7

SB 380 - An Act Concerning The Exclusion Of Student Performance Results On The Mastery Examination From Teacher Evaluations
Testimony of Sheila Cohen, CEA President, and Mark Waxenberg, Executive Director, before the Education Committee

MAR 7


HB 5557 - An Act Concerning Recruitment And Retention Of Early Childhood Educators
HB 5556 - An Act Concerning The Regional Uniform School Calendar
HB 5550 - An Act Concerning Various Revisions And Additions To The Education Statutes
SB 381 - An Act Establishing A Task Force To Study School Climate
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Development Specialist, before the Education Committee

MAR 7


HB 5555 - An Act Concerning The Minimum Budget Requirement And Prohibiting The Inclusion Of Participation Rates For The State-Wide Mastery Examination In The Calculation Of A School District's Accountability Index Score
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Development Specialist, before the Education Committee

MAR 7


SB 380 - An Act Concerning The Exclusion Of Student Performance Results On The Mastery Examination From Teacher Evaluations
Testimony of Ted Goerner, West Hartford Education Association President, before the Education Committee

MAR 7


HB 5551 - An Act Concerning The Commissioner's Network Of Schools
HB 5550 - An Act Concerning Various Revisions And Additions To The Education Statutes
SB 380 - An Act Concerning The Exclusion Of Student Performance Results On The Mastery Examination From Teacher Evaluations
Testimony of Donald E. Williams, Jr., Director of Policy, Research, and Reform, before the Education Committee

MAR 7


HB 5555 - An Act Concerning The Minimum Budget Requirement And Prohibiting The Inclusion Of Participation Rates For The State-Wide Mastery Examination In The Calculation Of A School District's Accountability Index Score
HB 5551 - An Act Concerning The Commissioner's Network Of Schools
SB 380 - An Act Concerning The Exclusion Of Student Performance Results On The Mastery Examination From Teacher Evaluations
Testimony of Jacob Werblow, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Central Connecticut State University, before the Education Committee

MAR 7


SB 379 - An Act Concerning The Recommendations Of The Minority Teacher Recruitment Task Force
SB 381 - An Act Establishing A Task Force To Study School Climate
Testimony of Michele O'Neill, Education Issues Specialist, before the Education Committee

MAR 7


SB 378 - An Act Concerning The Recommendations Of The High School Graduation Requirements Task Force
Testimony of Tom Marak, before the Education Committee

MAR 4


Raised HB 5418 - An Act Concerning Establishing The Anticipated Rate Of Return For Investments In State Retirement Plans
Raised SB 267 - An Act Making Changes To The Teachers' Retirement System To Allow Retention Of The Plan D Coparticipant Option After Divorce And To Cease Crediting Interest On Certain Inactive, Nonvested Members, And Eliminating Certain Obsolete Language
Testimony of Robyn Kaplan-Cho, Retirement Specialist, before the Appropriations Committee

MAR 2


HB 5470 - An Act Concerning A Pilot Program For Students In High School Interested In Pursuing A College Degree In Education
HB 5465 - An Act Authorizing The Establishment Of A Dual Language Magnet School And A Stem Magnet School
SB 317 - An Act Concerning Dyslexia
Testimony of the Connecticut Education Association, before the Education Committee

MAR 2


HB 5469 - An Act Concerning Student Data Privacy
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Development Specialist, before the Education Committee

MAR 2


SB 319 - An Act Concerning Notification To Schools Of Protective Or Restraining Orders Affecting Students
Testimony of Melanie Kolek and Christopher Hankins, CEA Legal Counsel, before the Education Committee

MAR 2


Raised Bill 323 - An Act Concerning Unsubstantiated Allegations Of Abuse And Neglect By School Employees
Testimony of Christopher Hankins, CEA Legal Counsel, before the Education Committee

MAR 2


Raised Bill 5400 - An Act Concerning The Disclosure Of Certain Education Personnel Records
Testimony of Melanie Kolek, CEA Legal Counsel, before the Judiciary Committee

MAR 2


Raised Bill 5460 - An Act Concerning The Administration Of Glucagon In Schools
Testimony of Bob Namnoum, CEA Uniserv Representative, before the Public Health Committee

FEBRUARY

FEB 24

SB 175 - An Act Concerning Recommendations Of The Department Of Education
Testimony of Mark Waxenberg, Executive Director, before the Education Committee

FEB 24


SB 176 - An Act Concerning The Smart Start Program
Testimony of Donald E. Williams, Jr., Director of Policy, Research, and Reform, before the Education Committee

FEB 24


SB 174 - An Act Establishing A Task Force To Study Professional Development And In-Service Training Requirements For Educators
SB 177 - An Act Establishing A Task Force To Study Declining Student Enrollment
HB 5308 - An Act Concerning A General Education Multitiered System Of Instruction And Supports
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Development Specialist, and Kate Field, Teacher Development Specialist, before the Education Committee

FEB 22


SB 104 - An Act Establishing The State Civic Network
SB 16 - An Act Increasing Agency Efficiency In The Regulation Process
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Development Specialist, before the Government Administration and Elections Committee

FEB 16


Governor's Proposed Budget Affecting Education
Testimony of Donald E. Williams, Jr., Director of Policy, Research, and Reform before the Appropriations Committee

FEB 16


Governor's Bill No. 5044 - An Act Making Adjustments to State Expenditures for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2017 Related to the State Teachers' Retirement Board (STRB)
Testimony of Robyn Kaplan-Cho, Retirement Specialist, before the Appropriations Committee

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