El Paso AFT represents school employees in El Paso ISD. We are a union that champions fairness; dignity; equal opportunity; and high-quality public education.
2018 Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship Program
Applications for the 2018 Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship Program are now open. As members of the El Paso AFT, your high school senior(s) are eligible. EP AFT is an affiliate of the Texas AFL-CIO.
Applicants in this year’s program will compete for one-time grants of $1,500. The program helps children of EP AFT members pay for college. For more information or for an application go to:
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Featured News from Texas and National AFT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 3, 2019 CONTACT: Rob D’Amico, 512-627-1343 Texas American Federation of Teachers President Louis Malfaro commented today on the Texas House passing House Bill 3, which addresses school funding and educator pay: The House plan for educator pay is a common-sense solution that lets school districts increase the pay for all school employees, and we’re pleased that the bill now guarantees those raises locally. It means that in the future, whenever we provide more funding for our students, we also ensure that the team that educates them also is recognized and supported. This bill is a building block for what’s needed to keep funding the future of our state by providing the immediate resources our schools, students and educators need--and it’s a...Read More