April - May
CEA Retirement Workshops
Our comprehensive workshop will cover all issues related to the State Teachers' Retirement System, such as retirement eligibility, purchasing additional service, how Social Security may be affected, retiree health insurance, and choosing a retirement plan.
Third Round of County Forum Meetings
Meet with your colleagues and local union leaders to hear about issues impacting education and your profession, and learn how you can advocate for yourself, your students, and public education.
Georgina's, 299 Boston Turnpike, Bolton
Registration 4:30PM, Meeting 5:00PM, 6:00PM Dinner $30 for buffet
Contact: Jaime Doubleday or Peter Borofsky
Chowder Pot, 165 Brainard Rd, Hartford
Registration 4:30PM, Meeting 5:00PM, 6:00PM Dinner $30 for buffet, free for first time attendee
Contact: Mark Janick
Testo's Restaurant, 1775 Madison Ave, Bridgeport
Registration 4:30PM, Meeting 5:00PM, Guest $30
Contact: Trisha Conduah
Birchwoods, 1027 Racebrook Rd, Woodbridge, CT
Registration 4:30PM w/hors d'oeuvres, 5:00PM Meeting, dinner available during forum $30/per person
Contact: George Flaherty, Jr.
EMAC Workshop: Color of Justice Revisited
Join fellow CEA members for an engaging discussion on how educators can help combat the school-to-prison pipeline. This workshop will include a viewing of the CPTV film Color of Justice Revisited.
Planning for the Future:
Pension Issues for Early Career Teachers
You may be years away from retirement, but it's never too early to start planning. This workshop provides an overview of the Connecticut Teachers' Retirement System with a particular emphasis on issues of interest to teachers in the early phase of their career (less than 15 years of service), although all CEA members are welcome.
|April 25||Fitch High School||Groton|
|May 2||The Academy of Information Technology and Engineering (AITE), Cyber Cafe||Stamford|
|May 13||South Windsor High School||South Windsor|
CEA Human & Civil Rights Commission presents: Working with Transgender Students
May 16 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sheraton Hartford South
100 Capital Blvd
Much of our society, and as a result, the systems within it, live as if world exists in binary form. Male/female. Masculine/Feminine. Man/Woman. Either/or. The "both/and/neither/nor" identities inherit in transgender, gender creative and gender fluid students (or coworkers) can bring up questions and concerns. This workshop is designed to address them.
Teacher Leader Fellowship Institute
May 20: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Alumni Hall, CCSU Student Center
How can teacher leaders enable creativity, collaboration, and innovation in their classrooms and beyond? Come to the third annual Teacher Leader Institute May 20 at Central Connecticut State University to find out.