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
The lieutenant governor is at it again--using the airwaves to spread a whopper of a claim that he pushed an “average” $10,000 teacher pay raise last legislative session. We don’t want to give his YouTube page any more views, so we’ve posted the commercial on our Facebook pagealong with a little editorial text of “he’s lying.” (Be sure and like our page and follow us when you’re there!) Before we get to Patrick’s sham, we highly encourage you to spend your time looking at his opponent, Mike Collier, and his strong support of public education and teachers. (Texas AFT has endorsed Collier.) Politifact rated Patrick’s claim “Mostly False,” although we think it deserves the site’s other moniker of “Pants on Fire.” First, Patrick’s math doesn’t add up to $10,000. But...Read More