California Educator

October/November 2020

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Voluntary dues contribution NOV. 1 OPT-OUT DEADLINE Voluntary annual contributions by members support CTA Founda- tion's grants/scholarships and CTA's advocacy efforts. New members are automatically enrolled in the default contribution of $10 for the CTA Foun- dation and $10 for advocacy. Members may change their allocation or opt out. New members have 30 days from the date of enrollment; previously enrolled members have a window from Aug. 1 to Nov. 1. Presidential Election NOV. 3 ELECTION Vote like your students depend on it. Get information on candidates and ballot initiatives, and volunteer to help CTA's campaign. Register to vote by Oct. 19. All California voters will be sent mail-in ballots; if you miss or lose yours, you can request another by Oct. 27. ISTE20 Live NOV. 29–DEC. 5 CONFERENCE Virtual. The International Society for Technology in Education, a non- profit organization that advocates for education technology, describes this conference as the world's larg- est distance learning classroom. LGBTQ+ Issues Conference DEC. 4–6 CONFERENCE Virtual. The LGBTQ+ Issues Confer- ence is open to all CTA members and provides a venue to discuss a variety of issues affecting educators, students and the community. Computer Science Education Week DEC. 7–13 E VENT CSEdWeek is an annual program that engages K-12 students in computer science. Its focus is Hour of Code, a one-hour introduction to computer sci- ence and programming. Lesson plans are available. New Educator Weekend South DEC. 11–13 CONFERENCE Virtual. For educators in their first three years, NEW has everything you need to be successful, including sessions on classroom management, special educa- tion, state standards, assessments, and more. California STEAM Symposium DEC. 11–13 SYMPOSIUM Virtual. Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation presents the eighth annual symposium supporting high-quality STEAM instruction. The event will focus on best practices for every learning environment and pro- vide on-demand access to sessions. American Education Week C E L E B R A T E P U B L I C E D U C A T I O N Nov. 16–20: Honor students' determination to learn; recognize the dedication of teachers, education support professionals, substitute teachers, and other educators; thank parents and community members who help students succeed; and rededicate the community at large to quality public education for every student. Find activities for every day of the week at Remember Our Veterans O N N O V . 11 we honor all U.S. military veterans for their service. Help students understand the significance of Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice with lesson plans created by, and others. Download this year 's official poster at RA Reminder The declaration of candidacy form for state delegates to the 2021 NEA Representative Assembly in Denver, Colorado, will appear in the December/January Educator. 9 O C T O B E R / N O V E M B E R 2 0 2 0

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