CCEA actively advocates for school employees at the bargaining table, at the worksite when assistance is needed to work through issues with Administrators and at the state level lobbying for laws that protect your rights and securing salary dollars.
CCEA is a professional organization bringing the voices of teachers and support professionals together, so we can be heard and respected. Our strength is in our numbers. When you become a member of our local CCEA, you are also joining The Florida Education Association, the largest public employee union in the state as well as The National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the largest public employee unions in the nation. CCEA’s affiliation with the state and national unions allows members to take advantage of benefits such as: discount Auto, Home and Life Insurance, low interest Credit Cards, Financial Planning to include 403Bs, IRAs and Annuity Investments. Your membership also provides you with 1 million dollars of liability insurance absolutely free! Our attorneys specialize in education issues, so they can protect you and prevent job loss better than any other attorneys ANYWHERE. In this ever-changing, unpredictable field we work in, it is nice to feel secure knowing you are being protected by those who know it best.
Whether representing you directly in employment matters, as a member of the bargaining unit at the bargaining table, or in the effort to ensure our neighborhood public schools are prioritized by policymakers, you can be assured that we are stronger because we are united!