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For Educators

Resources and Supports for Educators across the state.

Resources for Educators

CEA has been working with educators in our public schools since 1875. Every day, we fight for the resources educators need to succeed. We’re here to support you with member benefits, professional development, leadership opportunities, workplace support, and much more.

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About CEA

CEA members believe that we must put our students first, we must provide a stable, nurturing, inspiring environment to meet each student’s learning needs, and we must invest in sustainable funding for education. Learn more about CEA.

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Your Elected Leadership

CEA is governed by its members. Learn more about your elected leadership, how they are working for you, and how you, too, can help lead your union. See how CEA governance works.

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Member Benefits

As a union member, know your union is here for you. Learn more about a few of the many supports that CEA provides for you. See the benefits of membership.

Become a Member

There is power in numbers. Joining together in strong union allows us to empower educators and give you a collective voice to negotiate and advocate for your students, your workplace, and your profession.

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Legal Services

Our members have access to comprehensive legal services, including job-related legal assistance, personal liability protection, free attorney consultations, and attorney referral program. Learn more about legal services.

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Professional Development

We provide members with the opportunity to continue their own education and advance their careers through professional development. See all professional development opportunities.

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Mental Health Supports

In partnership with the University of Colorado, our members have access to the Colorado Educator Mental Health and Support Services program, offering free educators group therapy sessions, workshops, individual support sessions, and online programs. Learn more about mental health supports.

Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)

Colorado educators often spend a lifetime serving students and families. We want to ensure that the retirement benefits promised to educators are there when they need it. Learn more about our state’s public pension system

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Strength in Your Union

By standing united, you and your colleagues stay strong and have a powerful collective voice that cannot be ignored. Find out how we are Stronger Together! 

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Show Union Pride

Find CEA gear and apparel to help you show your union pride at rallies, in your schools, and every day. Shop CEA.

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CEA Awards

Each year, CEA accepts nominations for and recognizes outstanding educators who have made significant contributions as advocates for education, improving the profession, and promoting greater collaboration and harmony. See CEA award winners.