Filipino Heritage Month

Filipino-American History Month: Ipagdiwang! (Celebrate!)

Filipino-American History Month was first recognized statewide in 2006, when the CA Dept. of Education placed it on its celebrations calendar.
Civics Class

Civics class offers teachable moments in crazy election year

Teaching in an election year makes social studies classes ultra-relevant, providing educators with opportunities to create exciting new lessons.
Yuba City students

Yuba City Teachers Strike is OVER - Tentative Agreement reached

Following a seven day strike, YCTA members reached a tentative agreement on September 19. Teachers are back in the classroom.

Back to School 2016

Wonder and enthusiasm! What a way to start the school year!

It's a joy, isn't it? Meeting your new students at the beginning of the year? Here's to a successful & wondrous 2016-17 for educators and kids alike.
 

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California Casualty

California Casualty proves itself for CTA member

Cal Casualty rep Greg Roberge (R) received special acknowledement at the new teacher orientation at Wade Williams' school in August

When the Sand Fire blackened more than 40,000 acres and destroyed dozens of houses this past summer, a California Casualty Insurance Company representative called to check on CTA members, Wade Williams (L) being one of them.

Prop. 55

We can prevent $4 billion in cuts to schools by voting YES on Prop. 55

Proposition 55: The Children's Education & Health Care Protection Act

We risk going back to massive teacher layoffs, slashed music & art programs, overcrowded classrooms and community college tuition hikes unless we maintain tax rates on the wealthiest Californians. In November, vote YES on Proposition 55.

Member Benefits

Limited-time Opportunity for Newly Hired CTA Members

September 2016

Get Disability Insurance and up to $200,000 of Life Insurance if you apply within 180 days of starting work. Act now to get the protection you deserve from the only CTA-endorsed provider of Disability & Life Insurance – Standard Insurance Company.

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CTA seeks your response in survey on 'alternate discipline'

CTA's Strategic Plan relating to social justice, equity & diversity encourages developing "alternative discipline" practices in school districts statewide

AB 420 - which maintains a teacher's ability to suspend students per Ed Code 48900, while eliminating a district's authority to expel or suspend kids for "disruption and willful defiance" - ends in 2018 unless subsequent legislation is enacted.

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