California Educator

December/January 2021

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CTA State Gold Awards JAN. 8 NOMINATION DEADLINE Given to individuals or organizations whose leadership, acts and support have shown they are true friends of public education. Any CTA member may nominate. CTA Human Rights Awards JAN. 11 NOMINATION DEADLINE Given to CTA members, chapters and Service Center Councils to promote programs for the advancement of human and civil rights. Any active CTA member, chapter, caucus or Service Center Council may nominate. Issues Conference JAN. 13–17 CONFERENCE Virtual. "Facing Extraordinary Times Together." Brings together local leaders and activists to discuss, strategize and organize on issues that matter. CTA Scholarships JAN. 29 APPLICATION DEADLINE Scholarships up to $5,000 are available to CTA members, their dependents and Student CTA members. NEA RA State Delegate Candidacy JAN. 29 FILING DEADLINE Candidates for NEA RA state delegate must submit a declaration of candidacy. See page 61. CCA Winter Conference JAN. 29–30 CONFERENCE Virtual. Community College Association's winter conference focuses on advocacy. National School Counseling Week FEB. 1–5 E VENT "School Counselors: All In for All Students." Counselors make unique contributions to education and can have tremendous impact on students' academic success and career plans. Good Teaching Conference North FEB. 4–7 CONFERENCE Virtual. "Elementary Home Edition!" Supports excellent teaching practices with a special focus on grades TK-5; offers a variety of diverse workshops on relevant curriculum content areas. NEA Foundation Awards FEB. 8 NOMINATION DEADLINE Given for excellence in teaching and advocacy for the profession. Five finalists receive $10,000; the winner receives $25,000. MLK Scholarships FEB. 12 APPLICATION DEADLINE Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarships up to $6,000 are available to CTA members, their dependents and Student CTA members who are persons of color. New Educator Weekend North FEB. 18–21 CONFERENCE Virtual. "2021 Home Edition!" For educators in their first three years, NEW has everything you need to be successful, including sessions on classroom management, special education, state standards, assessments, and more. Equity and Human Rights Conference FEB. 24–27 CONFERENCE Virtual. "2021 Home Edition!" Affirms CTA's mission to protect the civil rights of children and secure a more equitable, democratic society. Speakers and workshops give members a greater understanding of diversity, equity and social justice. NEA Foundation Grants FEB. 28 APPLICATION DEADLINE NEA Foundation offers Student Achievement Grants and Learning & Leadership Grants in amounts of $2,000 and $5,000. CTA/NEA-Retired Issues Conference MARCH 2–5 CONFERENCE Virtual. Learn how CTA/NEA-Retired is protecting your future and keeping watch on federal legislation that affects your benefits. Chavez/Huerta Awards MARCH 5 ENTRY DEADLINE Cesar E. Chavez and Dolores Huerta Education Awards recognize students who demonstrate understanding of Chavez's guiding principles. Awards up to $550 go to both the sponsoring CTA member and the student. Good Teaching Conference South MARCH 11–14 CONFERENCE Virtual. "Middle and Secondary Home Edition!" Supports excellent teaching practices with a special focus on grades 6-12; offers diverse workshops on relevant curriculum content areas. Virtually Free CTA's highly regarded member conferences this winter and spring will be virtual — and free. They 're great opportunities to improve your skills, hear from top educational leaders, learn from experts and peers, and network with fellow educators from across the state. Sign up now for one (or all!) of the conferences below. You won't regret it! 9 D E C E M B E R 2 0 2 0 / J A N U A R Y 2 0 21

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