AFT announces 2014 Everyday Heroes

The AFT has announced its 2014 AFT Everyday Heroes after a nationwide nomination and voting process. Nine extraordinary union members will be honored at the AFT's national convention in Los Angeles this July.


It's time for a new accountability in American education

In a new column on the Huffington Post, AFT President Randi Weingarten and Stanford University professor of education Linda Darling-Hammond outline a better accountability model for schools, which moves from testing and punishing to supporting and improving learning.


Alabama AFT Storm Assistance

Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the recent storms. If you are a member of AFT and if there is anything that the Alabama American Federation of Teachers can help with please call one of our offices at 205-933-1124, 205-933-2237, 205-933-3333, or email us at,, and let us know.