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2018 NEA and HCEA Delegate Opportunities

HCEA would like your voice to guide our future as well as that of  our National Affiliate (NEA). Please consider running for one of five open HCEA Board of Director seats as well as  running for a HCEA delegate to the NEA RA.  These opportunities will connect you with thousands of your colleagues and provide you

NEA Member Benefits with California Casualty

Let California Casualty help you stop paying out-of-pocket for school supplies and instructional materials. Click here for more information  The California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant NEA member benefits was established to provide support to public middle and high school sports programs negatively impacted by reduced budgets.

Toby’s Dinner Theater Presents Miracle on 34th Street

Toby’s Dinner Theater is offering HCEA members, family and friends discounted tickets to the Wednesday, November 29th performance of Miracle on 34th Street, the musical. Doors open at 6pm and the show begins at 8pm. Tickets sell out quickly, so reserve your seats today! For more information click here.

Professional Development Workshop for General Ed Paraeducators

The HCEA ESP Coalition invites general ed elementary paraeducators to a professional development workshop on Thursday, December 7th from 4:30pm-6pm  at the HCEA Office. What: Professional Development Workshop Presented by the NEA  Topic: Teaching Students with Autism When: Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:30-6:00pm Where: HCEA Office 5082 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite 102 Ellicott City, MD 21042

New Member Open House

Join us in welcoming new members at a HCEA Member Open House We’ll be serving beer, wine, crackers and cheese When: Thursday, November 16 from 3:30-5:30pm Where: HCEA Office 5082 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite 102 Ellicott City, MD Click here to RSVP  Sponsored by the HCEA Membership Committee Questions- contact Jessica at  

Restorative Practice Training

The Community Justice for Youth Institute is sponsoring a Restorative Practices Training on Monday, November 27th from 9:00am-4pm at The Other Barn in Oakland Mills Village Center. To RSVP click here. Training Outcomes: – Stakeholders will learn about the importance of restorative justice theory – Individual responsibility of choices & collective accountability for social conditions – Addressing

Hershey Park Discount Tickets

      Exclusive discount offers for holiday events at Hershey Park are available for HCEA members. Purchase tickets online using promo code 57985. For more information click here.  

Remembering Laura Wallen

The Howard County Education Association sends our condolences to the family, students, and coworkers of Laura Wallen, a Wilde Lake High School teacher and beloved colleague. We are committed to supporting the family and school community and are working with the Howard County Public School System to support staff, students, and the community at large