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2019-2022 Contract Ratified by MEA Members

On November 16, MEA members voted overwhelmingly (96% yes to 4% no) to ratify a negotiated settlement agreement for a new three-year contract that will go into effect July 1, 2019, pending the outcome of the Board of Education’s ratification … Continue reading

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From CEA: LOCAL LEADERS: THE CHILDREN’S FUND STILL NEEDS YOU! For 24 years, The Hands Across the Green Golf Tournament, which is the main support of The Children’s Fund, has raised funds to help countless students receive the necessities and … Continue reading

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Retirement Workshop at Polson

The MEA will be hosting a regional CEA retirement workshop at Polson Middle School on April 12, 4:15-6:30. This comprehensive workshop will cover all issues related to the State Teachers’ Retirement System, such as retirement eligibility, purchasing additional service, how Social … Continue reading

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Student Assault Workshop

The topic of handling and preventing student assaults has been brought up by some of our building reps, and there is a workshop coming up on January 30 in North Stonington for anyone who is interested. It is run by … Continue reading

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Polson Teacher Martha Curran Honored at Teacher of the Year Ceremony

Polson Middle School English teacher Martha Curran was honored as one of the state’s four finalist this fall at Connecticut’s Teacher of the Year ceremony. We are so proud of Martha, who did a great job representing the incredibly talented … Continue reading

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Statement From CEA President Sheila Cohen on Passed Bipartisan Budget

As you probably know by now, the governor signed into law a state budget, passed with bipartisan support, that restores ECS funding to cities and towns but that imposes an unfair tax on teachers. While lawmakers tried to portray teachers’ … Continue reading

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CEA Retirement Workshops

Retirement may seem like a long way off, but in reality, it is never too early to plan for the future. There is still time to register for CEA’s regional retirement workshops which begin next week and will be held … Continue reading

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