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CEA Winter Newsletter

Check out the latest newsletter from our CEA Uniserve Rep. Topics include the importance of getting involved with your union, strategies for how to best handle parent complaints, as well as a spotlight on our own Danielle Fragoso, who testified … Continue reading

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Dr. William Brucker Grant Applications Due March 8

This is a reminder that the Dr. William Brucker MEA Grant Application is due Friday, March 8. Each recipient can receive up to $200 for classroom/lesson materials. If you are interested in applying for the grant, use this Google Form, and … Continue reading

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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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