COVID-19 Resources

It’s time to stand up to protect our students, communities, and ourselves.

We need to be informed, active, and vocal.

Your Work and Rights

Know Your Rights


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Update


The latest guidance from TEA


TEA’s updated rules regarding leave and resignation

Breaking down TEA’s Back-to-School “Guidance” 
(A look at key parts of the document and possible impacts.)


FAQ on leave for taking care of children under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

FAQ on COVID-19 and the ADA


Open Letter  to Districts on Pay and Workplace Issues

Reopening Plans/Guidance

Download AFT’s Report: Reopening School Buildings SAFELY


Texas AFT’s Priorities: Safely Reopening Texas Public Schools


The latest guidance from TEA


Take Action/Stay Informed

Back to school guidelines and information is coming fast. Stay up to date with Texas AFT.


Take Action by sending an online letter…
Gov. Abbott: To Reopen Schools Safely, You Need to Do Your Job

Statement on attorney general’s faulty legal advice on health authorities and school reopenings


Take Action by sending an online letter…
HEROES ACT: Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz have failed to step up for Texas educators

Sen. John Cornyn, left, R-Texas, and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, pose for pictures after a renaming ceremony at the Javier Vega Jr. Border Patrol Checkpoint on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, near Sarita, Texas. (Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP)