Toni Belknap

Education Support Professional makes boo-boos go away

Toni Belknap has been administering first aid — and hugs — to little ones at View Elementary School in Hermosa Beach for five years.

This April We Celebrate 'National Poetry Month'

This month we celebrate the art of poetry, highlighting the important legacy of American poets.
Karen Junker

Classroom turned courtroom in teacher-developed 'Peer Court'

Emphasizing "Repair, Restore and Reintegrate,” Peer Court uses a “restorative justice” approach to lower suspension rates and improve behavior.

Raise Your Hand for Learning Over Testing

People across the country joined together for NEA's Raise Your Hand Day - a day that focused on spreading the word in favor of learning over testing.



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Home & Renter Insurance Discounts for CTA Members

California Casualty has instituted new premium saving options!

CTA members now have something new to cheer about. California Casualty reduced home and renter insurance rates in California April 1, 2014 – by an average of 16%. And those who combine their auto and home can save an additional 18%.

Grapes of Wrath 75th Anniversary

April 14: The 75th anniversary of Steinbeck's 'The Grapes of Wrath'

Iconic novel a big part of history

Join fellow educators for the 75th anniversary of the famous John Steinbeck novel "The Grapes of Wrath" by promoting quality books with strong instructional value. CTA's "California Reads" program is a great place to start!


Common Core and Beyond

A Practicum on Literacy in the Content Areas, Mathematics, Instructional Strategies and Assessments

Whether you are new to Common Core or more advanced, come and learn more about the implementation of the Standards and the new timelines for assessments. Sign up for extensive practice in the varied areas of Common Core!

Black History Month

CTA's Institute for Teaching offers Grants to Educators

April 2014

The IFT Grant Program was created as a way for the Calif. Foundation for Teaching to give something back to CTA members. The grants are designed for K-12 teachers & certificated support staff, ESP members & higher education instructors.

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