Take the Pledge

A Call to Action for the public education ALL students deserve

The post-election trend making students feel unsafe and insecure prompts a Call to Action to ensure that ALL of California's students succeed.

CTA creates toolkit, passes resolution to support ALL students

Toolkit helps you to create a safe zone for kids, empower yourself, respond to hate, and utilize other tools to create a positive school climate.

CCA and CSU faculty helping students with food insecurity

With the rising number of "food insecure" students, faculty in CA's community colleges and CSU campuses are becoming more involved.

California educators: Riding the wave of innovation

Creative, transformative educators understand that the essence of innovation is looking at what exists, taking a chance, and making it better.



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Have you suffered damage from recent floods? CTA can help!

If your primary residence or classroom has been damaged due to flooding, you may be eligible for CTA Disaster Relief Fund grants

Our hearts and thoughts go out to the students, educators and their families impacted by the recent floods. We want members to know that help is available through CTA’s Disaster Relief Fund.


Eligible students: Apply for CA Dream Act before March 2 deadline

California Dream Act is the key to success in college and 21st century careers

State Supt. of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and the CA Student Aid Commission encourage students to apply for Dream Act financial aid ASAP. Regardless of what happens at the federal level, state financial aid for Dreamers remains legal in CA.


Scholarshare's Scholar Dollars grant program will award up to $300K

Engage your community to vote online for the chance to receive funding

CA State Treasurer John Chiang has launched "Scholar Dollars" to help 20 schools pay for band instruments, computers, sports equipment and more. All registered schools will appear on an online ballot with voting taking place through March 24.

Al Rabanera

Gala honoring CTA member was streamed live from D.C.

Rabanera was one of five nationwide finalists

CTA member Al Rabanera (left), a math educator from Fullerton, is a recipient of a prestigious Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence and was featured at the NEA Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Education Gala at its annual celebration.

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