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Colorado Education Association

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Colorado Education Association
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The Colorado Education Association (CEA) is an affiliate of the National Education Association, with roughly 40,000 members state-wide. It is divided into 200 local associations and works to "promote quality public education and to advocate for the professional interests of public education employees."[1]

The four strategic goals of the CEA are:[2]

  • Organizational Effectiveness - Build a strong and resilient infrastructure that promotes and supports the achievement of CEA's mission and maximizes our human and capital resources;
  • System Transformation - Position CEA as a leader in the transformation of the public education system to meet the 21st Century needs of students;
  • Student Achievement - Create a teaching and learning environment that helps prepare students for a successful transition into the global society and economy;
  • School Funding - Achieve sustainable funding for a quality, 21st Century public education system.

Campaign Contributions

State Candidates


See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2010 and Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

In 2010, the CEA donated $31,625 to state senate candidates and $85,025 to state representative candidates. It was the 2nd and 4th largest donor to state senate and state house campaigns, respectively.

The top 5 recipients of campaign contributions from the CEA in 2010 were:[3]

Candidate Amount Result
Democratic Party Bernie Buescher, Secretary of State $10,600 Defeatedd
Democratic Party John Hickenlooper & Joseph Garcia, Governor & Lieutenant Governor $10,600 Approveda
Democratic Party Cary Kennedy, Treasurer $5,600 Defeatedd
Democratic Party Debbie Benefield, State House $4,250 Defeatedd
Democratic Party 14 other Democratic candidates: $4,250

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