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Connecticut Educators Attend Global Event in Thailand Focusing on Access, Equity 

CEA Vice President Tom Nicholas attended the EI World Congress for the second time this summer. It was the sixth World Congress for Greenwich Education Association Vice President Rae Baczek who found it moving to be back in Thailand where she first met her husband who recently passed away.

CEA Vice President Tom Nicholas and Greenwich Education Association Vice President Rae Baczek traveled to Bangkok this summer as part of a National Education Association delegation to the 8th World Congress of Education International (EI). EI is a group of unions representing 32 million educators from around the world whose mission is to improve the status of the teaching profession and advance worldwide achievement of free quality public education for all. The EI World Congress, the supreme decision-making body of Education International, determines the organization’s policies, actions, program, and budget and elects its officers and executive board members.

Fifty U.S. delegates and observers were among nearly 900 educators from more than 170 countries in attendance at the 2019 EI World Congress. The theme of event, which is held every four years, was “Educators and Their Unions Taking the Lead.” Read more