A sign that says “Work hard and be kind” is displayed prominently in Joe Boyd’s office. The maxim ties into advice he received as a labor organizer that still guides his approach today: Don’t take yourself too seriously, take the people around you very seriously, but remember that everyone’s got their own issues. Read More…
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Each year CCA dedicates monies in order to fund Membership Development Grants for local chapters. Up to $2000.00 is available per event. The Membership Development Committee meets four or five times each year to discuss membership recruitment, development, and retention; to solicit, fund, and review Membership Development grant applications; and to advise CCA on all
Registration for the CCA Fall Conference is NOW OPEN Check out the conference brochure HERE A new cohort for the California Leadership Academy will be formed so don’t forget to sign up and reserve your spot this year! See below for a link to more info and an application. Some highly requested breakout sessions are
Presidents’ Conference is a time for new and returning Chapter Presidents and VP’s to come together to network, share ideas for success, and build statewide relationships. Registration is NOW OPEN. There is a ton of info that we are ready and waiting to share with you, so if you’re a chapter President, or VP, register
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.
CCA and CTA educators across the state of California are wearing red shirts and clothing in a show of solidarity with their colleagues and to show support for public education and their students. Check out our Facebook page as well as CTA’s RedForEd website for details on how you can take part. Check out some of
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