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.
Happy New Year

Peace, health & happiness to YOU for the new year!

It's JANUARY, and in welcoming the new year, may 2018 be filled with cheer, good health and prosperity for you and yours.
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.



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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.


Help for California Casualty policyholders affected by CA fires

CTA's endorsed insurance company, California Casualty, is ready to help policyholders in need

A message to California Casualty policyholders: Affected by the recent California fires? Please report your claim to us at: 1-800-800-9410. We care about you!

Golden Apple

Supt. of Public Instruction Torlakson names CA Teachers of the Year

Supporting the highest standards of quality in student-centered education

"Teaching isn’t just a job. It isn’t just a career. It’s a calling," said Supt. of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson of the 2018 honorees. "It’s a commitment to your community, your students, and most of all, a commitment to the future.”

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