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Registration Open for CEA Virtual Summer Experience

The CEA Virtual Summer Experience—a series of live, interactive sessions where you can learn from your colleagues—is taking place August 3-5. Don’t miss your chance to take part!

Open to all CEA members, the free, virtual conference offers sessions on a variety of timely topics, including:

  • Best Practices for Virtual Learning (K-5)
  • Best Practices for Virtual Learning (Middle/HS)
  • How to Engage Students in Conversations About Race (K-5)
  • How to Engage Students in Conversations About Race (Middle/HS)
  • Member Engagement in a Virtual World
  • Signing Up New Hires
  • Teacher Rights and Responsibilities in a Virtual Teaching Environment
  • Treasurers/Membership Chairs Training

Register now.

Check out the flier for full session descriptions. 

At each session, members in attendance will be entered for a gift card drawing.

NEA Answers Questions on Returning Safely to In-Person Instruction

Recent NEA webinars covered a lot of ground, including CDC guidance on how to reopen for in-person instruction and when to reclose, accommodations for high-risk groups, federal leave laws, waivers, health and safety committees, and bargaining for the common good to protect school communities during a global pandemic.

Find out more and watch the webinar here.

CEA’s Legal Department has also put together guidance regarding school safety, accommodations, sick leave, and other important issues concerning your rights and COVID-19.

Read guidance from CEA Legal.

Enter to Win an Academic Award

This week is your last chance! Enter to win $2,500 to put toward teaching supplies and school-related items courtesy of California Casualty, the NEA Auto & Home Insurance provider. The contest ends July 17.

Realizing that every dollar counts when it comes to educating children, California Casualty created the $2,500 Academic Award to offset the amount NEA members use from their own funds to provide essentials for their students.

Start of Summer Giveaway From NEA Member Benefits

As a thank you for your tireless efforts and dedication this year, NEA Member Benefits is offering $150 Target gift cards to eight winners every week through July 6.

Click here to enter.

Mindful Moment: Keep Calm and Carry On

This week’s CEA Mindful Moment focuses on how to stay calm when there is chaos raging around you.

Mindful Moment: A Pebble in Your Shoe

Life’s struggles can sometimes be like a pebble in your shoe. You have a choice to remove it and enhance your well-being or let it fester and become a bigger issue. Watch this week’s CEA Mindful Moments video and learn how to remove the pebble and not let issues overwhelm you.

Mindful Moment: Planting Seeds

In this week’s Mindful Moment video, CEA’s Kate Field discusses how cultivating plants can lower your stress and improve your outlook on life.

Mindful Moment: Relieve Tension

Simple acupressure techniques can help eliminate or reduce stress. Learn a few easy activities you can use and teach your students. Watch this week’s CEA Mindful Moment video.

Mindful Moment: Bird by Bird

This series of short videos from CEA Teacher Development Specialist Kate Field illustrates how mindfulness can enhance the overall well being of students and teachers. This week’s video is about the mindfulness lessons birds can teach us.

Let Go and Feel Free

Are you holding on to anger or resentment? They could be causing you undue anxiety and stress.

Watch this week’s CEA Mindful Moment video, and learn activities to help you let go and enhance your well-being.