We have the tools and information you need to be successful and #UnionStrong.

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From professional development to in-depth trainings on your professional rights, our union has what it takes to stand strong and to stand up for our members.

Texas AFT members are encouraged to explore the many resources available. For additional information, contact our union by calling toll-free 1-800-222-3827.

Disaster Relief & Emergency Preparedness

We’re entering an era that will likely bring more extreme weather and natural disasters, including hurricanes, droughts, wildfires and floods that will affect our members and the communities they serve. We must be prepared. | Visit our Page

Legislative Agenda

The 88th Texas Legislature begins January 2023. This session, Texas AFT is fighting for the respect that all Texas school employees deserve, including pay that reflects the worth of our work and schools funded to meet student needs. | Visit our page

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Know Your Rights

Educators and support professionals have legal rights. Do you know what they are? Understanding your rights as an employee is important, and our union wants you to have the power to enforce them. Our resource page highlights some of the most frequently asked questions we receive. For questions, contact us at 1-800-222-3827. | Visit our page

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Bridges Institute for Professional Development

Our Texas AFT Bridges Institute for Professional Development is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization devoted to providing professional development and educational resources to Texas educators. Check for upcoming events. | Visit our page

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Share My Lesson

Share My Lesson is designed by educators, for educators. The award-winning, AFT-exclusive Share My Lesson is a one-stop destination for high-quality, educator-developed and educator-vetted resources for your classroom use. | Visit our page

Student Debt Relief

The rising cost of higher education has led more than 45 million people in the United States to seek out student loans, borrowing over $1.6 trillion. Learn more about Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF), our Student Debt Clinics, and our Summer member benefit to help save you money. | Visit our page

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