This past December National AFT President Randi Weingarten was in St. Louis and met with members of AFT St. Louis, Local 420. She later tweeted; "As part of listening tour in St. Louis, we heard from teachers who are committed to help healing comm'y @AFTLocal420"
The presidents of the nation's two largest teachers unions offered a solid shared vision for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act at a Washington, D.C., meeting with state policy chiefs and in a joint keynote address to a nationwide audience of classroom educators participating in Share My Lesson's third annual virtual conference.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten looks at how Minnesota and Wisconsin have followed very different economic paths since electing new governors in 2010.
From grass-roots lobbying on Capitol Hill to a telephone town hall meeting, the AFT focused intense activity and energy in the first days of March on the all-important reauthorization of the keystone federal law for K-12 education, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
AFT ST. LOUIS, LOCAL 420
2014 – 2015 ANNUAL DUES STRUCTURE
The AFT affiliate per capita has increased. This amounts to $5.40 for the year.
1 % OF THE AVERAGE BA SALARY SCHEDULE EQUALS $44,559.87 * 0.01 = $445.60
TEACHERS’ ANNUAL DUES
AFT PSRPs from two different locals in southern Illinois have created a training program to teach high school and college students about workplace safety
Public recognition comes rarely for school support personnel, but back-to-school season last fall provided a windfall of publicity for school bus drivers, bus attendants and cafeteria workers in southwestern Florida.