VTA Events

Save the date – 100th Day of School Celebration

Know Your Labor History? Prove it!

Submit your answers by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 18 for a chance to win some CTA swag and a mention in the next Insider.

The quiz this week is in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The winner will be contacted next week

Member Benefits Spotlight: Life Insurance

Did you know that active CTA Members automatically have two Life Insurance Policies? You can find out more about the CTA Death & Dismemberment Plan hereand the NEA Complimentary Life Plan here. Although these programs provide some benefits in the case of your death, you should consider purchasing additional life insurance. Check out the CTA Voluntary Group Life program offered by our partner,The Standard here. Representatives at The Standard will be happy to help you with your insurance needs.

News and Resources for Our Classrooms & Schools

Updated conference reimbursement forms!

Hello folks!

As conference season begins, we wanted to let everyone know what your union will reimburse when you attend a conference.

-Registration Fees for the conference (may be reimbursed prior to attending if needed*)

-Airfare (or mileage equivalent to economy airfare) for conferences far away (may be reimbursed prior to attending if needed*)

-Parking at venue and/or airport (if flying)

-Mileage to and from venue OR mileage to and from airport

-Round-trip shuttle between airport and venue


-Maximum of $80 per day is reimbursable

-When conference provides a meal, you may not be reimbursed for that meal

-When conference provides a partial day of meals, the breakdown of meal maximum reimbursement for meals not provided is as follows:

-Breakfast: $18

-Lunch $22

-Dinner $40

-Other travel charges, like bridge tolls

-$6 per day maximum in portage (tips for luggage handling, housekeeping, etc.)

* any pre-payments made shall be returned/paid back to VTA if the member does not attend the conference

If you go to a CTA conference and need reimbursement for hotels and food, you will need this form

If you go to a short CTA conference and need reimbursements, you will need this form

If you’re traveling somewhere on VTA business and need only reimbursement for mileage, click here – short form

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