Elected Executive Board Members 2008-2010

Newly Elected Executive Board Members 2008-2010
Front row: Kathy Jasper, President; Glennis Cameron, Eastside Committee; Linda Todd, Secretary; Jennifer Lewis, Vice-president.
Back Row:  Joyce Hettiger Member-at-large; Lyn Edlin, Treasurer; Neil Silverman, Member-at-large; Quinn Cramer, Member-at-large; Steve Schramko, Grievances
Not pictured: Kitty Stenson

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AFT vows to fight back against attacks on teachers, unions

AFT convention delegates unanimously passed a special order of business—recommended by the executive council—to fight back against attacks on unions and teachers like Vergara v. California and Harris v. Quinn, and to fight forward to reclaim the promise of America.

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Weingarten lays out bold call to move country forward

AFT President Randi Weingarten kicked off the AFT national convention in Los Angeles by outlining a bold plan to both fight back and fight forward to reclaim the promise of America and create economic and educational opportunity for all.

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'Harris' decision makes things worse for working families

While the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the importance of collective bargaining and unions to families and communities in its ruling in Harris v. Quinn, let's be clear that working people, who have aspired to the middle class and tried to make a better life for their families, have taken it on the chin for years, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.

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International teacher study offers lessons for U.S. schools

Findings from the 2013 Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) of middle school teachers present a stark contrast between how teachers in the United States are treated compared with the working conditions of their counterparts in top-performing countries.

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