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Want to become a member of Alliance/AFT?

Welcoming you to the Alliance/AFT family is an honor as we advocate and fight for your rights as a district employee. When you join Alliance/AFT, you stand shoulder to shoulder with generations of educators and current colleagues who have fought to improve the working conditions for everyone who follows in their footsteps. As national AFT President Randi Weingarten says, “Just...

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Surrounding School District Member Applications

Do you work in one of the following school districts: Calallen ISD, Flour Bluff ISD, Gregory Portland ISD, Tuloso-Midway ISD, or West Oso ISD?   Membership applications for employees of the surround school districts outside Corpus Christi can be found below. For a limited time, all new members will have their dues waived until the start of the next academic...

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CCAFT School Closure & Compensation Survey Results Are In!

Dear CCAFT Members & Friends, Greetings from CCAFT, your local and only teacher and support professional union! Today, we write to you with the results from our latest membership survey regarding worker compensation during the COVD-19 school closure situation. We encourage you to view President Dr. Nancy Vera’s FaceBook FYI event to hear her important discussion of our membership’s feedback....

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New Membership Free Until Fall

Join 1.7 million colleagues nationwide: Are you an area teacher or support professional of any kind? For a limited time, CCAFT is offering new members an opportunity to join for Free Until Fall. This means that your membership dues will be waived until the start of the 2020-21 academic school year. This allows potential members a chance to learn about...

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CCAFT Thanks Front Line Workers!

Join us on social media this Thursday, April 16th to thank Texas front line workers. See details/toolkit at www.texasaflcio.org     STEPS TO FOLLOW 1. Wear your CCAFT Union Shirt (If you don't have one, contact us with your shirt size). 2. Hold up a hand-made "Thank You" Sign 3. Post to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram 4. Use hashtags so we...

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Educator Resources for Coronavirus

See a complete list of resources for educators on the coronavirus. You can find all news, updates and resources addressing COVID-19 here on our website. Included here will be daily news and updates along with guidance from the CDC, TEA and other officials. Latest: TEA guidance on staffing issues and teacher evaluations and renewals. More individual news item here. AFT...

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Conferences train campus leaders to build power

Texas AFT wrapped up its fourth and final Regional Leadership Conference last weekend, including events in Houston, San Antonio, McAllen and El Paso. The conferences trained more than 400 members on how to become effective organizers and communicators to increase union membership on their campuses. Here’s a fun video look at participants expressing that they are ready to build power.

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Know Your Rights: Duty-Free lunch and testing times

As testing season approaches, an oft-asked question is: “Can my principal make me skip my duty-free lunches for student supervision during STAAR administration?” The short answer is “no,” but with a “but…” State law and commissioner rules do not allow for using duty-free lunch for classroom teachers and full-time librarians to be on duty during STAAR or any other testing....

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Texas AFT seeks State Affiliate Political Organizer

POSITION:  State Affiliate Political Organizer (SAPO).  This position is a result of a joint project between the Texas American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT) and the American Federation of Teachers. The SAPO will report to the Director of Public Affairs and Director of Organizing, under the direction of the Texas AFT President, to plan and implement our political programs and...

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