CEAGo January 11, 2018

OUR STUDENTS CAN’T WAIT: RESTORE ECS FUNDING NOW

CEA and AFTCT leaders sent a letter urging legislators to hold a special session, prior to the start of the regular on Feb. 7 to restore education funding cut by the governor.

• Read the letter to legislators.

• Read the story.

RIGHT TO WORK IS REALLY RIGHT TO BEG

The Janus case, now before the U.S. Supreme Court, is an effort to weaken unions—and the protections that help safeguard teachers’ salaries, benefits, and rights. Attend an upcoming CEA County Forum in your area and learn how you can help continue to protect teachers’ hard-won salaries and benefits.

Attend a free screening of Backpack Full of Cashon Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. in New London. Narrated by Matt Damon, whose mother is teacher, the movie, explores the real cost of privatizing public schools.  Click here for details.

Attend CEA Teacher Appreciation Day at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 10. Click here for details.

CHECK OUT THE REDESIGNED MEMBER BENEFITS WEBSITE AND ENTER TO WIN GREAT PRIZES

Save hundreds on things you buy every day. Visit cea.org/mb for teacher deals and discounts you never knew you had. Now through the end of January, enter to win weekly raffle prizes and the chance to win a grand prize guided-tour vacation package from NEA Member Benefits.

Visit CEA Member Benefits

Author: Nancy Sasso Janis

Nancy Sasso Janis currently is a first grade teacher at Andrew Avenue Elementary School. She has been teaching first grade and kindergarten in the district for thirty years.