Vallejo Helping Hands Project

Vallejo educators donate supplies in "Helping Hands" program

For the sixth year in a row, educators donate pens, pencils, notebooks, crayons, erasers & bookmarks to hundreds of Vallejo students.
3D Printers Oakland

3-D printers in schools: A thing of the ... present!

More and more, educators and their students are using computer-designed digital models to create real-world objects. How? 3-D printers!
San Ysidro

TA reached in San Ysidro! Teachers back in the classroom

Teachers are back in the classroom in San Ysidro after they overwhelmingly ratified a tentative agreement with the district early this morning.
Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer can touch each of us in one way or another. This month we can reflect on community support and advocate for a cure.



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October 28 - MyVote Student Mock Election

Engaging the community helps to GET OUT THE VOTE!

Get students involved in the MyVote California Student Mock Election. Involved students become involved adults! And don't forget to check out the CTA Campaign webpage for information on the Nov. 4 General Election.


Supt. of Public Instruction Torlakson names Teachers of the Year

Supporting the highest standards of quality in student-centered education

“These teachers have made a huge difference in their students’ lives,” said Supt. Tom Torkakson of the teachers named CA Teachers of the Year for 2015. One of the educators has been nominated for National Teacher of the Year.

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Supt. of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson visits IFT grant recipient

Transforming Our Profession

Thirty-eight unique, educational projects from 31 local associations have been awarded grants of between $4,000 and $20,000 from CTA’s Institute for Teaching for 2014-15. Supt. Torlakson took a first-hand look.

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California Casualty Lowers Insurance Rates for CTA Members

Supporting our members on the homefront as well as at the school site

Cal Casualty has reduced home insurance rates by an average of 16 percent. The reduction extends to renters, too! Combine auto and home insurance and you could save an additional 18 percent! Call for details: 1 (800) 800-9410.

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