Municipal elections are taking place in towns across Connecticut tomorrow, and candidates for Board of Education, Town Council, and Board of Finance are all on the ballot. Make sure your voice is heard!
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Polls will be open 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. tomorrow. If you still need to register to vote, you can do so by going to your town hall tomorrow.
In ways big and small, many Connecticut schools are celebrating Halloween today. Here are just a few of the fun activities and costumes making it a special day for students.
Celebrate the Thanksgiving season in the classroom and at home with lessons, quizzes, activities, games, trivia, books, and movies.
CEA’s members-only webpages give you access to valuable resources—such as retirement planning tools, teacher evaluation guides, and exclusive video of members’ recent Q&A with DCF officials.
To access these and other member-protected resources, you must enter your unique CEA member ID number. Find your ID number on the membership card you received at the start of the school year—and be sure to keep your card in your wallet, as it’s also your passport to CEA discounts at numerous retailers and venues.
You may also find your member ID on the mailing label of your CEA Advisor ; check the front cover.
Still can’t find it? Create a personal profile at NEA edCommunities. Once your profile is complete, you can retrieve your member ID anytime.
Since 1987, Geography Awareness Week has provided opportunities for schools and families to engage in entertaining educational experiences. Geography Awareness Week is celebrated every third week of November, this year that’s November 10-16.
It may still be October, but you can act now to help out a child in need this holiday season. By sponsoring a child through the Holiday Bear project, you can brighten the holidays for a child who would otherwise go without gifts this year.
Holiday Bear—a project of the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF), CEA’s charitable arm—helps make a difference for needy children who have been nominated by their teachers.
Gifts and donations must be received by Monday, December 2, at CEA’s offices in Hartford or at CEA UniServ offices for distribution before the holidays.
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Grand Entry, Omaha Powwow Project Collection. American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
Estimates of the population of the Western Hemisphere prior to the arrival of Europeans range from 8 million to more than 100 million. Cultures were as varied as the stationary Mayas in the Yucatan and the nomadic Plains Indians in North America. Explore Native American culture with the following lessons, activities, and resources.
Educators from every corner of the state came together at CEA’s first-ever teacher tailgate party this weekend at UConn football’s homecoming game. More than 100 teachers, friends, and family members enjoyed breakfast, music, a fan photo booth, and games of KanJam, cornhole, and ladder golf.
“Teachers do so much, and we’re happy to support them,” said Marie Gull, field marketing manager with NEA-endorsed insurer California Casualty, the event’s sponsor. Read more
The #RedForEd movement is only getting stronger—from Chicago, to Fairplay, CO to Little Rock, to Mendota, IL. Educators and their allies are coming together in communities across the country to create better schools for our children.
Today marks the third day of the Chicago Teachers Union’s strike. Twenty-five thousand teachers and 7,000 support staff have taken to the picket lines to stand strong for a better future for their students. Read more