• Help the Victims of the 2017 Hurricanes

    The recent hurricanes of 2017 have left all territories in their paths in total devastation. Our members affected by the hurricanes in the islands of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have lost everything. They face months without power, destroyed homes and buildings. Our members in these areas are in desperate need of our help. Schools need generators and supplies [...]

    Help the Victims of the 2017 Hurricanes
  • October is National Principals Month!

      This October we celebrate all school leaders! This is your opportunity to thank your principal for his/her support for your school, students, and community. Principals work hard to improve schools and ensure the success of all students, but they are seldom properly recognized for their efforts. That’s why AFSA, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National [...]

    October is National Principals Month!
  • Watch Our New Union Plus Benefits Webinar

    Looking for savings on your cell phone? Need legal advice? Looking for car tires at VIP prices? As an AFSA member you are automatically eligible for several Union Plus programs, backed by the AFL-CIO, of which AFSA is an affiliate. Watch this informational webinar to learn about the many services, discounts and benefits Union Plus has available to you, including: Legal services [...]

    Watch Our New Union Plus Benefits Webinar
  • AFSA President’s Statement on President Trump’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

    President Trump released his budget for Fiscal Year 2018 on May 23. AFSA President Diann Woodard released the following statement in response: “President Trump’s FY 2018 Budget request is a reverse Robin Hood Budget. It slashes and decimates programs for the most vulnerable Americans, while stuffing the pockets of the uber-wealthy,” “As school leaders, AFSA members are responsible for leading [...]

    AFSA President’s Statement on President Trump’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2018
  • Principals Groups Urge Congress to Support Full Funding of Title II, Part A of ESSA

    AFSA, ASCD, Learning Forward, the Nation Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), and New Leaders wrote a letter to express their support for full funding of Title II, part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) as Congress works to finalize a funding measure for the remainder of FY 2017 and [...]

    Principals Groups Urge Congress to Support Full Funding of Title II, Part A of ESSA
  • Student Grief Support Resource

    The Coalition to Support Grieving Students is the first-ever bereavement resource for educators, which provides effective methods for addressing grief at schools through an easy-to-use, multimedia platform. Resources to equip and inform educators with all the most practical information guidance needed to better meet the needs of grieving students are available to all members of the school community.

    Student Grief Support Resource

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Union Plus Offers Help for Those Impacted by Hurricane Irma

September 19, 2017 at 12:48 pm

If you are a union member who participates in certain Union Plus programs and have been affected by Hurricane Irma, you may be eligible for financial assistance through the...

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Weingarten warns unionists of last-ditch GOP try to repeal ACA, substitute block grants

September 22, 2017 at 1:20 pm

WASHINGTON—Teachers President Randi Weingarten is warning unionists they must resist Senate Republicans’ last-ditch attempt to repeal and “sabotage” the Affordable...