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Learn About Loan Forgiveness, Teacher Retirement, and More With CEA Online Trainings

CEA is hosting a variety of free, timely, online trainings, just for you.

Upcoming webinars include a Degrees Not Debt virtual seminar where you can get information about loan forgiveness programs, workshops about preparing for retirement, and a yoga class especially for teachers.

Google Classroom – Rubrics, Grading & Collaborating

April 21, 3:30-4:30pm

Are you comfortable using Google Classroom? Are you doing all you can to engage and teach your students using this platform? CEA members are invited to a free webinar that will help you improve your knowledge of Google Classroom and ultimately the learning environment for your students. Read more

More Free Online Training for CEA Members

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‘The Big Seven’: Strategies for Healthy Emotion Regulation in Uncertain Times

Thursday, April 9
4 to 5pm

In uncertain times, it is easy to feel out of balance emotionally. Join Dr. Marc Brackett, director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, for a webinar on helpful emotion regulation strategies. Dr. Brackett will discuss how we can address some of the unhelpful ways we deal with our emotions and use evidence-based strategies to achieve greater overall well-being.

The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence conducts research and offers training that supports people of all ages in developing emotional intelligence and the skills to thrive and contribute to society. The Center works with district and school leaders and educators to support the systemic implementation of social and emotional learning (SEL) and foster SEL skills in all stakeholders.

The goal of the Center’s work is leveraging emotions to create healthier and more equitable, innovative, and compassionate communities. RULER is the school-based approach to SEL developed at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence that is being implemented in over 200 Connecticut schools.

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3 Free Virtual Events for CEA Members This Week

These are challenging times for teachers, and CEA is here to make things easier. You’re invited to three free virtual events over the next week designed to help you minimize stress, maximize tools for distance learning, and gain deeper insights into social emotional learning.

  • Manage online instruction and connect with your students using Google Classroom
  • Bring your mind and body into mindfulness with a local yoga teacher
  • Learn about emotional regulation strategies for the classroom, teacher stress, and more from a renowned local expert

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Yoga, Tai Chi & Teachers

Workshops at the CEA Summer Conference help members learn more about leadership roles in the union and how to improve their craft as education professionals. This year one session also addressed the constant stress many teachers are facing.

“The number one thing that we see when we meet with teachers these days is an incredibly high level of stress,” says CEA UniServ Rep Mike Casey, a co-presenter of the workshop.

CEA UniServ Rep Mike Casey leads members in trying out some yoga poses.

A poll of teachers out this week from PDK found that 50 percent have seriously considered leaving the profession, and one of the top reasons teachers site for wanting to leave is the stress, pressure, and burnout associated with the job. Read more