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We work together — statewide and in our districts — to improve the pay and working conditions of our teachers, nurses, counselors, and other professionals.

In November, 66% of Texas AFT members surveyed told us they were considering leaving their jobs. We are in a crisis, but educators and staff across the state have told us how to fix it. They want respect. Join our campaign.

Share My Lesson is a community of teachers, school-related personnel, higher education faculty, and parents who contribute content, collaborate, and stay up to date on the issues that matter to students and educators everywhere.

Texas AFT’s Bridges Institute for Professional Development provides a wide variety of high-quality professional development and special programs. We serve members of Texas AFT and our public education community at large.

AFT Voices

Raising up the voices of our AFT support professional members, become a part of our national conversation at Schoolhouse Voices.

New Teachers Community

Welcome to teaching! We want to help you as you begin your role as classroom leader. Explore these high-quality resources, developed by the AFT, to help new teachers early in their career. Click here for details.

Hear What Our Members Have to Say

Four Texas AFT members explain the challenges they face in their jobs and define what true respect for teachers and school employees looks like. #RespectUsExpectUs