CTA’s John Swett Awards recognizes excellence in education reporting and the deadline for submissions is April 5. CCA recommends local chapters presidents and Service Center chairs nominate a news reporter or news organization that has done an excellent job telling the story of community college students and faculty. These CTA awards honor individuals, publications, websites, television and
Engagement is growing each year as locals become more and more involved in union work and stewardship. Over 30 first-time attendees arrived on Day 1 and enjoyed a wonderful orientation and delicious dinner where they could learn, network, and gain resources for success. Day 2 is sure to be even better. To see photos from
Fola Odebunmi A U.S Congressman, John Lewis, was 23 years old when he participated in the historic 1923 Civil Right “March on Washington” led by Dr. Martin Luther King JR. Half a century later , journalist Bill Moyers asked Lewis how he was affected by Dr. King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ speech that day. Mr.
Registration is now open See important hotel information below. The DoubleTree is SOLD OUT. Instructions for reserving a room at the overflow hotel that is CCA Approved are detailed below. Reimbursement is contingent upon reserving a room at the hotel listed below. Download the Conference Brochure to view and share with members of your association
The Camp Fire has been contained. This fire was rated to be the worst wildfire to hit CA in decades. Read more Here is how you can help those affected by the wildfires in CA. Also, if you are an educator and CTA member visit the CTA disaster relief fund website to apply for aid.
In a historic CA election, Tony Thurmond defeats Marshall Tuck; a candidate backed by special interest charter school billions. Teachers and Educators across the state went and Got Out the Vote in support of Tony in a frenzy of pre-election texting, calling, and canvassing districts. Read more
Hello Fall Conference Attendees. Unfortunately, CCA has canceled the upcoming conference on Oct 12th-14th. The Operating Engineers Local 39 union members that work at the DoubleTree in San Jose are on strike and we cannot in good conscience stay at a hotel and cross a picket line. We are standing in Solidarity with the OE Local 39
On October 3rd CTA President Eric Heins, and many other educators, rallied at the capital in Sacramento to voice their concerns and warn about the consequences of Proposition 5. “Even though we have had a good strong rebuilding of schools, we are still 44th in per pupil spending compared the rest of the country, and
From West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kentucky to Colorado and Arizona, educators took to the streets last spring to rally for adequate K–12 funding, properly equipped classrooms, better wages, and stronger public schools. And in all sorts of other places, they’re winning victories that serve students, create stronger public schools, and strengthen the education profession.
Visit NEA’s Legislative Action Center to oppose Kavanaugh’s nomination. If confirmed, Kavanaugh could play the deciding role on Court decisions that include whether it’s constitutional to divert taxpayers’ money to pay for private schools; whether educators have a voice on the job in advocating for themselves and for their students; and whether all Americans, including children