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Planning for the Future

The CEA will be hosting a short series of retirement workshops, starting early next month, which will be taking place around the state. An overview of the teachers’ retirement system will be provided, with a focus on pension issues for … Continue reading

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Gov. Malloy Proposes Shifting $400M Pension Burden to Towns

As the state looks for ways to close its projected $1.5 billion budget hole, the governor has proposed a new system whereby towns would beginning contributing to the teacher pension fund, shifting that burden away from the State. As reported … Continue reading

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County Forum February 1

If anyone is interested in going to our County Forum meeting next week, February 1st, please register.  It will be held at Baci Grill, 134 Berlin Road, Route 372 in Cromwell at 4:30. Elementary schools have parent conferences on the 1st, … Continue reading

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FAQs on Safe Zone Resolutions by School Boards

In response to the election of a presidential candidate who repeatedly vowed to deport all immigrants who are here illegally, the NEA has put together an FAQ sheet regarding what it would entail for local school boards to adopt Safe … Continue reading

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Rally for Child Care, November 29

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MEA Annual New and Non-Tenured Members Social

If you’re a new or non-tenured MEA member, please join us. It’s a guaranteed good time!

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MEA 2016-17 Election Results

The election results for next year’s slate of MEA officers are in. Here’s who was voted into office for the 2016-17 school year: President – Michael Ginsburg Vice-president – Mary Ellen Babik Treasurer – Steve Isleib Secretary – Erin Smith … Continue reading

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