Virtual, augmented realities are tools for the classroom

From Virtual Reality to Augmented Reality and much more, students are being immersed in new technologies. It's all in our "Innovation" issue.
Tony Thurmond

It's not too soon! CTA endorses candidates for election 2018

CTA endorsed Tony Thurmond (speaking at podium) for Superintendent of Public Instruction, and Gavin Newsom for Governor of California.

Case is culmination of decades of attacks on working people

SCOTUS granted cert (will hear) the Janus v AFSCME case, which seeks to overturn 40 years of constitutional law & make fair share fees illegal.
Black History Month

Reflect, honor & celebrate: February is Black History Month

A major part of Black History is the '60s civil rights movement. A retired CA teacher in '15 recalled her experience in Selma during that stormy time.



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Supporting the recrutiment, retention and development of effective union members

CTA offers several different educational scholarships to members and their dependents, each ranging from $3,000 to $5,000. Click the link below to learn about the major CTA scholarships.


National School Counseling Week is February 5-9

Celebrate our School Counselors during Nat’l School Counseling Week

Counseling Week is just around the corner, and the American School Counselor Association has resources to help celebrate our very important school-community colleagues. ASCA is also planning a photo/video challenge - check it out!

Yas-Meen West

Online magazine chock-full of lessons in the Innovation issue

West teaches sixth-grade at Cesar E. Chavez Middle School in San Bernardino

Yas-Meen West is teaching kids to find the least common multiple in math class, but she's accomplishing more. She's also teaching new teachers to integrate technology with the new standards, foster student engagement and reinforce positive behavior.

Plane fights fire

So. California Thomas Fire became largest wildfire in modern CA history

Heartfelt thoughts to all affected by recent California fire storms

Educators: If you suffered a hardship related to damage to a primary residence or school site, CTA is here to help. Grants are available for homes and classrooms, including temporary displacement and catastrophic damage grants.

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