PreK-12 Teachers

AFT Connecticut represents PreK-12 educators in local, regional and state districts across Connecticut, as well as private and charter management organization (CMO)-operated schools. Our members are proponents for fully-funding traditional neighborhood schools, holding the boards overseeing magnets and CMOs accountable, and engaging lawmakers to support quality student learning. From contract negotiations to educator evaluations to teachers’ pensions, our state federation is committed to uphold members’ rights and support their collective efforts aimed at serving Connecticut’s youth.

Click here to access our PreK-12 Council’s open Facebook group. *

Click here to access Share My Lesson’s free resources for educators.

Click here to access Donors Choose and help teachers in need of supplies for their classrooms.

* requires approval to participate; does not require FB user account to access.

Teachers News

  • Resolving Deep Disparities and Creating Abundant Opportunities

    For months, state lawmakers and the governor have delayed deploying available resources to local schools, colleges and universities, resulting in harmful service cuts and painful staff layoffs. In a recently published commentary, two AFT Connecticut-affiliated union leaders teamed up to urge better choices. New Haven Federation of Teachers President Leslie Blatteau (in collage above, left)…

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  • Building a Better Future For All of Us, Together

    Our state – and the nation at large – face an ongoing learning crisis fueled by educators and support staff leaving the profession. Izzi Geller (in photo above), an emerging leader of our AFT Connecticut-affiliated New Haven Federation of Teachers, calls for bold changes in both practice and perception in a recently published op-ed. The…

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  • Standing Strong to Protect Our Rights at Work

    There is arguably no clearer example of the “union difference” than the additional resources available to members faced with a hostile work environment. The power of these tools to hold employers accountable are further amplified by mobilizing the collective action made possible by contractual protections. All of this was on full display in a recent…

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