• Teachers

    From districts large and small, teachers are on the front lines of the education debate and AFT MA is here to offer information, advice and support so that they can all do their jobs with courage and confidence.

  • Retirees

    Even after you leave the classroom or the school building, AFT MA offers a wide array of benefits and protections that help make your “golden years” even brighter.

  • Paraprofessionals

    Paraprofessionals work directly with students, offering advice and support that allows and encourages them to succeed. AFT MA is here for paras with professional support that allows and encourages them to succeed as well.

  • Librarians

    Libraries are the heart and soul of education and information management and AFT MA offers plenty of ways to support those who make these vital venues work.

  • Higher Education

    As demands on students continue to increase, our members in Higher Education continue to develop new ways of engaging and inspiring all students to achieve and succeed

    Higher Education

Latest News

AFT MA Endorses

ENDORSED CANDIDATES ELECTION - NOVEMBER 8, 2016 EARLY VOTING OCTOBER 24 – NOVEMBER 4, 2016 The American Federation of Teachers Massachusetts endorses candidates because elected officials make many decisions affecting its members. We try to elect those who support public schools, public libraries, unions, and labor issues. Those listed Read More

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AFT Massachusetts advocates on behalf of its 25,000 members, for students attending public schools in the Commonwealth, and on behalf of working people throughout the state. Click here to read about current issues of concern to AFT Massachusetts and its members.


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