• Add value to your AFSA membership, register for new 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. Join us for an informational webinar to learn about the many services, discounts and benefits Union Plus has available to you, [...]

    Add value to your AFSA membership, register for new webinar
  • 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
  • AFSA President Responds to Trump’s Slim FY18 Proposal Budget

    Statement of AFSA President Diann Woodard on President’s FY18 Proposal to Eliminate the $2.25 Billion Supporting Effective Instruction State Grants Program: “AFSA is appalled by the President’s proposed FY18 budget. Wholesale elimination of a program designed to hire and provide professional development to principals and teachers in order to prop-up unaccountable private schools and engage in an unnecessary peace time build-up [...]

    AFSA President Responds to Trump’s Slim FY18 Proposal Budget
  • Watch Our New Bully Prevention Webinar

    A passionate advocate for bully prevention and American recording artist, Lizzie Sider, together with AFSA Vice President, Lauran Cherry, hosted a webinar followed by a Q&A on how administrators can help create a climate to reduce bullying in schools. Watch the webinar here  Download the slideshow here Learn insights on how you can make an impact in your school from [...]

    Watch Our New Bully Prevention Webinar
  • AFSA, Among Others Raise Awareness of the Impact of ESSA and Role of School Leaders, on Capitol Hill

    As leaders from AFSA, National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), and other education supporters gathered in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill their message was heard loud and clear; support for ongoing principal professional development is essential. “Events like this remind us of the bigger conversation we need to have [...]

    AFSA, Among Others Raise Awareness of the Impact of ESSA and Role of School Leaders, on Capitol Hill
  • 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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President Trump’s Budget Betrays Working People

May 24, 2017 at 10:45 am

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on President Donald Trump’s FY2018 budget proposal: President Donald Trump’s budget is the most significant betrayal yet...

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Letter Carrier Charboneau to lead Vermont State Labor Council

Letter Carrier Charboneau to lead Vermont State Labor Council

May 25, 2017 at 3:07 pm

MONTPELIER, Vt.—Veteran Letter Carrier Jill Charboneau, who got her union activism start by bringing NALC’s “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive to Vermont, has been elected...