Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages
CTA's Community Engagement efforts help build strong ties in local communities.
Posted November 30, 2009 in California Educator
Educators donate supplies to students
In a gesture of solidarity with their hard-hit community and the families they teach, members of the Vallejo Education Association in the Vallejo City Unified School District spent four nights after...
Posted March 29, 2010 in California Educator
Tough times at Lake Tahoe Community College
Alex Mellon can’t believe it, but he actually misses doing homework for chemistry class. Homework assignments helped him learn the material, says the 36-year-old student who once made his living...
Posted February 28, 2010 in California Educator
Is Gen. Z growing up too fast?
The girls wore shiny vinyl boots with fishnet hose and tank tops with spaghetti straps short enough to show off their midriff. They worried that they weren’t pretty enough or popular enough to have...
Posted June 19, 2013 in California Educator
Common Core pilot programs
Collaboration. Communication. Creativity.
All of these things are visible in the classrooms of CTA members who have geared their...
Posted April 23, 2012 in California Educator
It makes sense to use your senses to de-stress
This time of the school year sometimes causes job-related stress due to so much left to do and so little time in which to get it all accomplished. Stress is unavoidable — it is when it gets out...
Posted September 08, 2011 in California Educator
The 'exergaming' champ
Carie Swidecki took up Dance Dance Revolution 10 years ago as a fun way to exercise. Since...
Posted June 20, 2011 in California Educator
Summer provides an opportunity for most school employees to come up for air finally and enjoy that precious commodity known as “me time.” It’s an ideal opportunity for teachers, school nurses, speech...