Lobby Day 2017

Education advocates converged on the Capitol on Lobby Day

Educators from around the state paid visits to lawmakers on May 17, a day dedicated to getting the message out on the critical issues in education.

CTA's new TV ads: School walls create safe places for kids

While some build walls to keep people out, CTA's new TV ads remind us that within the walls of CA schools, students are safe to learn and grow.
CTA President Eric Heins at May 1 Day of Action

1,000s Stood Up for Public Education on CTA's Day of Action

On May 1, thousands of concerned citizens took action to stand up for students and the idea that free public education is a basic civil right.

Parents: It's your right to opt out of testing for your child

Over-testing is damaging public education by eating up classroom time, narrowing curriculum and driving many students out of school.



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All Star Finalists

Voting is now open for the All-Star Teacher Award!

Sponsored by Comcast & Provident Credit Union; winner gets $20K for school

And the nominees are: Dale Waldo of Folsom-Cordova EA, Alia Ghabra of Oakland EA, Andrew Lee Seike of Fremont EA, Cindy Gershen of Mt. Diablo EA, and Joseph Manluco of Mt. Hamilton Coordinated Council. One gets the 2017 All-Star Teacher Award!


Starting on your journey to become a National Board Certified Teacher?

Get a great start on the certification process by attending Jump Start!

Jump Start! is a pre-candidacy program for teachers interested in becoming National Board Certified Teachers. The 2 ½ day seminar is designed to provide important information about the certification process in a supportive, collegial environment.

Cal Casualty Contest

Educators: Promise to drive safely and enter to win today!

California Casualty has partnered with CTA since 1951

CTA members who make a promise to drive safely will be eligible to win a new car from California Casualty. The year-long Promise to Drive Focused campaign is dedicated to preventing needless tragedies from inattentive or distracted driving.

Athletic Grant

Athletic Grant applications available now!

Do you need uniforms, equipment or funds to get students to sporting events?

You can apply for one of California Casualty’s Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grants for public schools’ athletics programs. Deadline is Jan. 15, 2018. Good luck! Also, check below to learn about exclusive auto & insurance programs with Cal Casualty.

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