California Educator

June 2013

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> CALENDAR NEA RA is in Atlanta, GA! JULY 1-6 CONVENTION NEA Representative Assembly Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta With more than 8,000 delegates (including more than 1,000 from California), the RA is the world's largest democratic deliberative body. CTA members help set policy and chart the direction of the NEA. Find out more: JULY 22-25 OCTOBER 1 CONFERENCE Presidents Conference Fairmont Hotel, San Jose This four-day training program is geared toward local chapter leaders. New presidents and presidents of locals in the Community College Association begin on Monday with specially tailored training; other participants join them Tuesday for electives and workshops to enhance leadership skills and understanding of issues. New this year is Camp CTA, a program of activities for children of participants. Find out more: AUGUST 4-8 Summer Institute UCLA Conference Center, Los Angeles The premiere workshop of its kind, Summer Institute offers trainings that assist chapter leaders in the day-to-day representation and support of members. Sessions include Communications, Instruction and Professional Development, Emerging Leaders, Bargaining, School Finance, Health and Welfare Issues, Legal, and Member Benefits. Find out more: EVENT International Day of Peace in Education The International Day of Peace ("Peace Day") was established by a U.N. resolution in 1981. Find out how you and your INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE students can get involved SEPTEMBER 21 and help create a more peaceful world. Find out more: SUSTAINABLE PEACE FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE 14 NEA Foundation grants The NEA Foundation has awarded more than $8.5 million in grants to educators and ESP, including many CTA members. Student Achievement Grants support improving academic achievement. Learning and Leadership Grants support highquality professional development activities. Applications are reviewed three times a year. Find out more: OCTOBER 11-13 CONFERENCE CCA Fall Conference CONFERENCE SEPTEMBER 21 APPLICATION DEADLINE DoubleTree Hotel, San Jose Workshops at the 2013 Community College Association Fall Conference are expected to include: Bargaining Foundations Budget Analysis; Bargaining Relationships; Preparation for Bargaining; and Bargaining for Part-time Faculty. Find out more: LEADERSHIP CONFERENCES Do you have what it takes to be an association leader? Learn the ropes or increase your skill set. Find out more: OCTOBER 11-13 Region I Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove OCTOBER 18-20 Region II Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, Nevada FEBRUARY 21-23 Region III Hilton Hotel, Pasadena APRIL 25-27 Region IV Marriott Hotel, Irvine California Educator June/July 2013 Educator 06 June 2013 v2.0.indd 14 6/14/13 9:30 PM

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