Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages
The National Education Foundation awards close to 200 grants to support educators' efforts to close the achievement gaps, develop creative learning opportunities for students, and enhance their own professional...
Posted September 10, 2014 in Site Pages
Supporting teachers is the way
All students in California deserve great teaching. The recent Vergara lawsuit suggested that eliminating teachers' due process rights is the best way to achieve this. But if it were that simple, the highest...
Posted September 23, 2014 in Site Pages
Voter Registration Day
Today is National Voter Registration Day and it falls between two historic legislative anniversaries this year and next year that remind us how so many people struggled for the voting rights that too many...
Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator
The Hunger Games
Joshua Wong didn’t like reading. That changed when his teacher selected “The Hunger Games” as a reading assignment at Hoover Middle School in San Francisco.
Posted March 22, 2011 in California Educator
Human Rights Award winners celebrated
In communities across California, the winners of the CTA 2011 Human Rights Awards are educators who understand that our diversity is what makes us whole, and that it takes many kinds of education...
Posted November 23, 2010 in California Educator
GLBT Conference: Perspectives of participants
"Moving Toward New Horizons" was the theme and the Westin Mission Hills Resort in Rancho Mirage was the place when 229 CTA members and staff met Oct. 29-31 to participate in CTA’s second annual...
Posted April 30, 2010 in California Educator
Human Rights Award winners
The 2010 CTA Human Rights Awards were presented March 6 at CTA’s Equity and Human Rights Conference, whose theme for this year, “A Nation for All: Celebrating the Diversity in Education,” reflects...
Posted December 21, 2009 in California Educator
Heads Up: Deadlines and Conferences
HUMAN RIGHTS AWARDS
Jan. 8, 2010
The CTA Human Rights Awards Program was adopted by CTA’s State Council of Education in October 1984, and...
Posted November 30, 2009 in California Educator
GLBT Issues Conference
The first ever CTA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Issues Conference held in Palm Springs in October addressed GLBT issues involving educators, education support professionals, students and...
Posted October 28, 2009 in California Educator
Human Rights Awards nominations for 2010
January 8 is the deadline to nominate candidates for the 2010 CTA Human Rights Awards Program, which recognizes members, chapters and CTA Service Center Councils for exemplary leadership in human...