Bridges Institute

for Professional Development

Texas AFT’s Bridges Institute is a 501(c)3 nonprofit devoted to providing professional development opportunities for Texas public school employees.

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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.

Become a Trainer

Are you interested in training for your local affiliate? Many local unions use AFT professional development to organize externally, to address students’ academic and emotional needs, and to support current classroom educators with issues that matter to them. Click to learn more.


Upcoming Events

For questions or assistance with registering for one of our upcoming events, please call toll free at 1-800-222-3827 or email us.

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Past Events

You can watch recordings of our previous webinars on Texas AFT’s Youtube channel. Contact us for questions and/or for additional resources.

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Share My Lesson is designed by educators for educators. We at Texas AFT, along with the award-winning Share My Lesson, are your one-stop destinations for high-quality, educator-developed, and educator-vetted resources for use in your new classroom.


Texas AFT Bridges Institute for Professional Development
912 South Highway 183, Suite 100-A | Austin, TX 78741 | 800-222-3827

Email bridges@texasaft.org for more information.