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



Weekly Update – November 15, 2021

Governor Vetoes HB 5405 and SB 687 Last week the Governor vetoed HB 5405 and SB 687 which would create a voucher-like program via a complicated tax credit scholarship system. We will continue to fight alongside her to protect funding for public schools.  LEO and GEO Members Join Kellogg’s Picket Line The Huron Valley Area […]

Weekly Update – November 8, 2021

Creating a Support Staff-to-Teacher Pipeline My column this month in the Michigan Advance proposes a statewide expansion of successful “grow your own” programs to assist support staff who want to become teachers to achieve their goal. As I say in the piece, “For too long, we have ignored an untapped source of prospective teachers: paraprofessionals […]

Nominate a Member Doing Great Things to be Recognized in our Member Spotlight Program

Our members are doing amazing things across the state, both at work and in their communities and we want to share their stories! Please fill out the form below to nominate a colleague or friend for our AFT Michigan Member Spotlight Program. If you have any questions, email Loading…

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!