About Us

Who We Represent

Texas AFT has more than 65,000 members statewide and is the state affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, with  more than 1.6 million members.  Texas AFT represents all non-administrative certified and classified public school employees in traditional public schools and some charter schools. We represent the interests of teachers, counselors, librarians, diagnosticians, custodians, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, nurses, teaching assistants, clerical employees, and the other men and women who work so hard to make our schools work. We also represent employees in universities, colleges and community and junior colleges.

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Texas AFT leadership

The American Federation of Teachers

History of AFT