California Educator

December 2018 / January 2019

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That By @samdemuro Training Webinars Just for You! CTA offers online training on a variety of topics exclusively for members. These webinars — both live and archived — are a terrific way to get the resources, tips and tools you need to effectively advocate for our students, colleagues and public schools. Join us for our upcoming webinars: How to be #UnionStrong on Social Media January 10, 2019, 4–5 p.m. Social media can be a great way to engage with your union and the larger education movement across the nation. Learn how you can connect to @WeAreCTA, your local chapter (and beyond) on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Get ideas on content creation, hashtags and how you can leverage your own social media platform for education advocacy. New Unionism & Member Engagement February 12, 2019, 4–5 p.m. This interactive session will discuss new unionism concepts, and will assess current member engagement issues and review CTA's online resources, grants and strategies. A Beginner's Guide to Messaging March 12, 2019, 4–5 p.m. It's not always easy talking about our union's work in advocating for public education. In this interactive session learn about the three Ds of Messaging — Development, Delivery and Discipline — and how to use them in your personal and professional lives. Instagram, Photos and Stories, Oh My! April 11, 2019, 4–5 p.m. Instagram is the leading social media platform for visual storytelling. Instagram's Stories feature has 400 million active users (beating Snapchat's 191 million) a day! Learn how to utilize Instagram Stories to engage with CTA and your local chapter, as well as general best practices of Instagram. Register, and access past webinars at What webinars would you like to see? Some ideas from members have included Pinterest for the classroom, using Facebook groups, and Snapchat. Send your ideas to @WeAreCTA or T H E S E P O S T S G O T CTA educators buzzing! Elementary students surprised their custodian Mr. Eugene with an appreciation party, and nationally renowned history teacher Nicholas Ferroni tweeted a truth bomb. Follow @WeAreCTA on Instagram to see the posts! Popped Popped Popped Posts 15 D E C E M B E R 2 018 / J A N U A R Y 2 019 D I G I T A L B U Z Z I

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