CEA Special Election Voting Deadline May 29

ballot boxCEA is currently conducting a special election to fill two resignations on our Executive Board. The deadline to cast your ballot for these important positions is Tuesday, May 29 at 5:00 pm. Please visit our Election page for voting instructions and candidate information.

CEA Special Election

ballot boxCEA will be holding a special election to fill two resignations on our Executive Board. After our call for nominations, the candidates for this election will be:

CEA Vice President (2-year term)

  • Marisol Archie (Basha HS)
  • Michelle Capriotti (Casteel HS)
  • Kristie Moreno (CTA Liberty)
  • Karla Palafox (Ryan Elementary)
  • Sharon Tuttle (San Marcos Elementary)

CEA Corresponding Secretary (2-year term)

  • Michelle Capriotti (Casteel HS)
  • Sharon Tuttle (San Marcos Elementary)

Our online election will begin on Wednesday, May 23. Stay tuned for more details, including voting instructions.

CEA General Meeting Set for Tuesday, May 15

Our final General Meeting of the year will take place on Tuesday, May 15 at Serrano’s Mexican Restaurant in downtown Chandler. The meeting will start at 4:15 pm and last approximately one hour. Our general meeting is open to all CEA members, and we have a lot to discuss regarding next steps in the #REDforED movement, so we hope to see lots of you there! Please check your e-mail to RSVP.

May 1 General Meeting Postponed

Arizona Educators UnitedDue to the continued #REDforED walkouts happening across the state, our final General Meeting of the year (which was supposed to take place on May 1) is being postponed. We will announce the new date of the meeting when we know it … please check back on our website for more details.

Executive Board Election Results

Thanks to everyone who voted in our recent Executive Board election. Our new officers will be:

President: Josh Martin

Vice President: Susan Skousen and Jennifer Young

Corresponding Secretary: Shannon Moxley

Detailed election results are available on our election results page.

CEA Offers Scholarship to Children of Members

CEA is offering four $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who are children of CEA members and attending college in the fall. The deadline to apply for this scholarship has been extended to Tuesday, May 1. For more details and application instructions, please visit our Scholarship page.

CEA Election Now Underway

ballot boxCEA is now holding our Executive Board election. All votes will cast electronically, and the deadline to vote is Thursday, April 26 at 5:00 pm. Please visit our election page to read voting instructions and learn about the candidates.

CEA Shirt Pickup Today at 4:00 pm

RED for ED t-shirtDespite the weather, CEA will still offer t-shirt pickup at Nando’s Mexican Cafe today from 4:00-6:00 pm. If wind and dust is still an issue, shirt pickup and happy hour will be moved inside instead of being held on the patio.

Even if you didn’t order a shirt, please come join us for happy hour at Nando’s … there will be a lot to discuss after today’s announcement at the capitol!

AEA Spring Membership Drive Begins April 1

AEA’s annual spring membership drive is now underway! If you sign up to be a member between April 1 and May 31, you will not need to begin paying dues until the fall! With all of the momentum behind the #REDforED movement, this is a perfect time to join an organization that has been fighting for Arizona educators and students at the local, state, and national levels for decades. From school board races to the Arizona Capitol to the U.S. Congress, CEA, AEA, and NEA are gearing up for the critical elections coming up in August and November. The more members we have, the better able we will be to fight for our profession!

If you would like to take advantage of this membership offer, please complete our Spring Membership form and return it to your site representative, or send it to Sara Crismon at Bologna Elementary.

Please note that specific benefits such as employment liability insurance may be limited until you begin having dues deducted from your paycheck in the fall. Contact AEA at (602) 264-1774 for more details.

CEA Organizing #REDforED T-Shirt Order

RED for ED t-shirtUPDATE – April 2, 2018: Acme Prints has put their #REDforED shirts back up on their website! Please read below for full instructions on how to place your order.

There has been so much demand for #REDforED t-shirts that CEA will be organizing another round of orders for our members. You can place the order yourself by going online to Acme Prints and selecting the shirt(s) you would like to purchase. If you would like CEA to pick up your t-shirt, you must be sure to do the following when you check out:

  • In Step 4: Shipping Method, select Pick-up @ Acme Prints

Acme Prints Checkout - Step 4

  • In Step 5: Order Confirmation, enter “Chandler EA will pick up my order” in the Order Instructions/Comments

Acme Prints Checkout - Step 5

The deadline to place your order is Friday, April 6 … no extensions will be made. CEA will distribute these shirts at Nando’s Mexican Cafe from 4:00-6:00 pm on Thursday, April 12. This will also be a great way for us to proudly wear our #REDforED in public and raise more awareness of education issues facing our state!

If you cannot attend the shirt distribution event on April 12, you can still order your own shirts and either pick them up yourself or pay for the shirt to be shipped to your home.