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Welcome to a New School Year!

Whether it's your first time in the classroom or your sixth year, we are here with all the resources early-career professionals need. We've got classroom management and professional development ideas. We've got more ways to stretch your hard-earned dollars. And we've got your back.


  • New Teacher Guide

    The Connecticut Education Association welcomes you to the teaching profession! As a member, you join 43,000 teachers in making up CEA, the largest teachers union in the state. We hope this handbook helps you get your career off to a great start.

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  • TEVAL Workshops

    IT'S TIME TO SET YOUR SLO: HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    This interactive workshop provides dispute resolution strategies if mutual agreement is not reached, methods to control for factors that impact student performance (like absenteeism), possible standardized and non-standardized indicators, and high-quality, sample SLOs gathered from school districts around the state. Included will be tips and sample SLOs for support specialists and others who are not in direct instructional roles.


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  • Empowering New Teachers

    "It's empowering to be a part of the union," says early career educator Sarah Bajger. Like many new teachers, she seeks practical advice from experienced educators


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  • CEA Supports New Teachers

    More than 200 teachers attended CEA's 17th annual New Teacher Conference, which included breakout sessions on everything from classroom management to project-based curriculum.


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  • Save the Date: First Round of County Forums

    Attend a county forum near you and learn about what's happening at the State Capitol and at the federal level regarding education. See what your union is doing for you and how you can get involved. Forums will be held in these counties on the following dates. Check back for specific locations and registration information.


    Hartford October 16
    4:30PM Registration, 5:00PM Meeting, 6:00PM Dinner
    Maneeley's
    65 Rye St.
    South Windsor
    Tolland October 17
    4:30PM Registration, 5:00PM Meeting, 6:00PM Dinner
    Georgina's
    299 Boston Turnpike
    Bolton
    Windham October 18
    4:30PM Registration, 5:00PM Buffet, 6:00PM Meeting
    The Inn at Woodstock
    94 Plane Hill Rd.
    Woodstock
    New Haven October 19
    4:30PM Registration, 5:00PM Meeting
    Cascades
    480 Sherman Ave.
    Hamden
    Fairfield October 23
    4:30PM Registration, 5:00PM Meeting
    Testo's Restaurant
    1775 Madison Ave.
    Bridgeport
    New London October 24
    4:30PM Registration, 5:00PM Meeting
    Filomina's
    262 Boston Post Rd.
    Waterford
    Middlesex October 25
    4:30PM Registration, 5:00PM Meeting, 6:00PM Dinner
    Baci Grill
    134 Berlin Rd.
    Cromwell
    Litchfield October 26
    4:30PM Registration, 5:00PM Meeting
    Crystal Peak
    164 Torrington Rd.
    Winchester

    Get involved and make a difference for your students and your profession. CEA members are Stronger Together when we unite in support of our students, our profession, and our union.

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