Dear Members,


I hope that all of you had a wonderful holiday season and have enjoyed our two weeks off.  As the New Year begins, one of our goals is to increase attendance at our monthly meetings and encourage membership involvement.  We welcome your input and if you have suggestions or feedback, please pass them along to your building representatives.   Also, please know that anyone of our senior build reps or officers would be happy to discuss any issue or concern that you may have.


Share My Lesson tops 500,000 users

In less than two years, 500,000 teachers, parents and others have used Share My Lesson, posting, downloading and rating classroom lessons and other teaching materials—making it the most sought-after, free online collection of lesson plans and other instructional resources.


Apply now for the Prize for Solution-Driven Unionism

The AFT, in partnership with the Albert Shanker Institute and the AFT Innovation Fund, is accepting applications for the second annual $25,000 Prize for Solution-Driven Unionism, which honors the most innovative, inspiring examples of collaborative work by our state and local affiliates.


A hand up is not a handout

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten urges lawmakers to strengthen the rungs on America's ladder of opportunity.


Bylaws- 1993 Bylaws and Proposed Revised 2014 Bylaws

Dear ATA Members,

Here are the old and new proposed bylaws for your perusal. If you have any questions, concerns or comments please feel free to contact any of your ATA Officers, Senior Building Reps or Building Reps. We are all here to serve you.