DCTA News

CEA endorses Cary Kennedy for Colorado Governor in 2018

CEA President Kerrie Dallman with gubernatorial candidate Cary Kennedy   The Colorado Education Association announced, Jan. 31, it will endorse gubernatorial candidate Cary Kennedy to lead Colorado in 2018.   "Cary Kennedy is a champion for Colorado’s kids and educators, and has been throughout her entire career,” CEA President...

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Suzanne Hernandez, Westerly Creek Elementary

“I know how important my job is.” Suzanne Hernandez, Westerly Creek Elementary   The best part of being a teacher, according to Westerly Creek Elementary first grade teacher Suzanne Hernandez, is when you know you are making a difference in a student’s life. Unfortunately, the opportunity to make...

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018: DCTA Lobby Day

Education & Politics   DCTA Lobby Day will be Wednesday, February 7. If you are passionate about educating Colorado legislators regarding students and teachers’ needs, join us as we talk with them in person. These one on one conversations will help shape policy discussions around hot topics...

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ProComp Agreement Extended!

Thank you to all who showed support for the continuation of negotiations around a new compensation system! We are happy to report that your support worked! We signed a new, short extension of the current ProComp Agreement through March 14, and both parties have agreed...

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Self-Care is Student Care

Be a better teacher by learning how to de-stress and stay focused   The graph above says it all: How many educators can say they’ve experienced these phases year after year. But it’s not just first-year teachers that struggle with mid-year disillusionment. Thankfully, there is a way...

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