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

  • “Getting Rank-and-File Members More Involved” in Building Power

    A unique panel discussion with local affiliated union leaders on internal organizing was a focal point at AFT Connecticut’s annual convention last month. Five affiliates representing each of our state federation’s jurisdictional divisions were showcased for effectively engaging members early and often to build and maintain strength and maintain density. Together, they provided a blueprint…

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  • “Making Real Progress Today” while Preparing for the Next Round

    Moving employers from fixating on operating margins to investing in their workforce requires union members to muster a significant show of strength. Engaging, developing and empowering activists is critical to building and sustaining the pressure often needed to secure contractual gains. Our latest collective bargaining wins report highlights a local healthcare union’s recent victory that…

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  • Showing Solidarity and Urging Respect for Valued Colleagues

    Poverty-level wages and lack of access to family-sustaining benefits have long contributed to a shortage of paraeducators needed to assure effective student learning. Ashley Stockton (front row, third from left, in photo above), a trustee in our AFT Connecticut-affiliated New Haven Federation of Teachers, urged elected officials to invest in these vital members of the…

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