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Posted October 20, 2014 in the Blog

CTA President Urges Region II Members to Speak Our Truth to Voters

(Photo above) CTA President Dean E. Vogel, a kindergarten teacher from Vacaville, tells several...

Posted May 14, 2014 in Site Pages

Brown signs law requiring political nonprofits20140514

Nonprofit organizations that make political contributions in California will have to disclose more information about the source of their money under a law Gov. Jerry Brown signed on May 14.
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Posted February 11, 2013 in California Educator

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A day in the life of a school nurse

She doesn’t wear white. And she doesn’t back off if she thinks a student’s health is at risk.

Meet school nurse Colette McGeough, who wears sandals instead of sturdy white...

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Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator

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Hearing the language of love

Preschoolers play in their classroom’s make-believe “garden shop,” busily putting plastic plants into pots, pouring imaginary water and gathering silk flowers into pretty bouquets.

“What...

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Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator

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‘Thank You, Teacher’ project

Here are letters about inspiring educators from CTA’s “Thank You, Teacher!” Project. If you have notes to share, please send a copy to the “Thank You, Teacher!” Project,...

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Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator

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Summer training builds skills and knowledge

CTA’s Summer Institute 2012 will be held Aug. 5-9 at UCLA’s Conference Center. This event offers a variety of trainings designed to assist chapters...

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Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator

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Rebecca Mieliwocki named National Teacher of the Year

Rebecca Mieliwocki named National Teacher of the Year

In a light-hearted White House ceremony, CTA member Rebecca Mieliwocki was honored as the 2012 National Teacher of the Year by President...

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Posted April 24, 2012 in California Educator

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Students benefit from National Board Certification

Why? The “best” experience that actually enhances teaching
“Students are the most important beneficiaries of teachers going through the process of achieving...

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Posted April 24, 2012 in California Educator

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Student Success Task Force recommendations

Led by the Community College Association (CCA), faculty are mobilizing to fight legislative proposals that could shut the doors to higher education for hundreds of thousands of students.
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Posted April 20, 2012 in California Educator

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Leslie Yale, Rock Star

Build an electric guitar to understand science, technology and engineering. That’s how Leslie Yale, member of the South Humboldt Teachers Association, achieves rock star status when it comes to finding...

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