Coronavirus Resources

AFT Michigan is continually compiling information to guide members as they navigate the educational and public health challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic.


School Reopening Resources



AFT Michigan Endorses Whitmer, Benson and Nessel in 2022 Midterms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from AFT Michigan January 24, 2022 Contact: David Hecker,, 313-204-6115 AFT Michigan Endorses Whitmer, Benson and Nessel in 2022 Midterms The strong leadership shown by Michigan’s top elected officials is what is needed in the years ahead MICHIGAN – Today, during a regular meeting of its Administrative Board, the American Federation of Teachers Michigan proudly endorsed Gretchen Whitmer, Jocelyn […]

Weekly Update – January 18, 2022

Addressing Gun Violence My January column in the Michigan Advance addresses what needs to be done to address gun violence in our schools and our communities.   After Oxford: A Mental & Public Health Forum Contribute to the AFT Michigan PAC Today AFT Michigan fights for our members, students and communities all year round and […]

Weekly Update – January 10, 2022

Member Spotlight: Colleen McDaniel & Elizabeth Drake, WSU GEOC Colleen McDaniel, Doctoral Candidate and Graduate Research Fellow at Wayne State University (WSU) & Elizabeth Drake, President of the Graduate Employees’ Organizing Committee (GEOC) are passionate advocates for survivors of sexual assault. They co-founded and maintain the GEOC Survivors of Sexual Violence Fund (SSVF) in response […]

Organize a Union with AFT Michigan

We believe that every employee needs a union and that our state federation is stronger with a larger, informed and mobilized membership. Are you ready to organize with AFT Michigan to improve your working conditions? Unsure what is involved in such a decision? We’ve got you covered!