California Teachers Association

January / February 2017

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J A N U A R Y / F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 7 V O L U M E 2 1 I S S U E 5 MAGAZINE DIGITAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEMBER BENEFITS These Educators Rock! The innovators above connect with culture, community and students in a big way. PAGE 20 A Learning Moment Frank Navarro was falsely accused and removed from his classroom. PAGE 18 Healthy Habits Instead of strict diets, nutri- tionist Dawn Clifford focuses on care for your whole self. PAGE 16 Hungry Students The first in an ongoing series that looks at what's being done now. PAGE 32 Keeping Students Safe How educators are dealing with hostile acts on campus and soothing anxious stu- dents. PAGE 44 Read Across America Get ready for the annual read- a-thon March 2. PAGE 8 #readacrossamerica TV: California Education Newsmagazine show "Inside California Education" debuts on public television. PAGE 11 insidecaled.org Be Bully-Free Pledge to help make your school climate positive. nea.org/bullyfree #neabullyfree Awesome Apps There are now more than 4 million apps in the app stores. See our fave education apps of 2016. PAGE 52 ESPs Make a Difference Watch NEA's animated video. bit.ly/2f26sVT New Educator Weekend Don't miss CTA's new con- ference March 10-12 for educators with five or less years in the profession. PAGE 10 MLK Jr. Scholarships Helps members of ethnic minorities prepare for careers in public education. Applica- tion deadline Feb. 17. PAGE 9 Good Teaching for You Useful tips, cutting-edge cur- riculum and keen insights at CTA's Good Teaching Confer- ence South, in Garden Grove March 17-19. PAGE 9 Go Global Be an NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow. PAGE 8 Theme Parks, Sports Save big on your favorite theme park and sporting event tickets with Access to Savings. PAGE 56 Disaster Relief Fund Financial assistance for those who have suffered significant losses, from floods to fire and more. ctamemberbenefits.org/drf Save for Retirement Get peace of mind with CTA's Retirement Savings Plan, a 403(b) just for members. ctamemberbenefits.org/rsp Tax Break for Educators Make sure you get it: Search "tax break" at cta.org. W H A T ' S H A P P E N I N G N O W #WeAreCTA OUR VOICE, OUR UNION, OUR PROFESSION Above, from left: Al Rabanera, Bonnie Magill, Theresa Bradley, Crystal Standley, Kevin Jennings, Kory Bootsma, Dan Reynolds, Rosa RiVera Furumoto. Photos by Scott Buschman 1 January / February 2017

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