Updates from AFT Michigan


Register for the April Leadership Summit

Our third and final installment of AFT Michigan’s 2018-19 Leadership Summit series is quickly approaching. On Saturday, April 13, AFT Michigan members will convene at the EMU Conference [...]


2019 Rollie Hopgood Future Teachers Scholarship Applications Now Available Online!

AFT Michigan has three eligibility categories of the Rollie Hopgood Future Teachers Scholarship Award for individuals whose future goal is to become a teacher: 1.     Graduating senior [...]


2019 Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute

Registration is open for this year’s AFT Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute, to be held June 23-27, 2019 at the Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, WI. The ULI draws leaders from across the [...]


AFT Michigan Weekly Update

Midland Paras Take The LEAD: Win Additional Compensation for Snow Days Like many of our support staff locals, paraprofessionals in Midland have been hit hard by all the snow days this winter. [...]


MiARA February Newsletter

See this month’s issue for info about the upcoming MiARA membership meeting, reflections on the life of John Dingell, and more.


Educators and school staff finally have an advocate in the governor’s office

MICHIGAN — AFT Michigan President David Hecker released the following statement regarding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address: “Tonight, the Governor laid out an agenda to improve [...]


Michigan ARA January Newsletter

Check out the January newsletter of the Michigan Alliance of Retired Americans.  


Members Brave the Cold to Gather at January Leadership Summit

Over 140 members from around state actively participated in this past weekend’s Leadership Summit. On Saturday, our sessions were based off of AFT Michigan’s Power Wheel for building [...]


Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Workshops

A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis. You can help them. You are more likely to encounter someone — friend, family member, student, neighbor, or [...]


Lame Duck Legislative Update

The Michigan Legislature is halfway through the lame duck session, and it has been incredibly busy. We expect legislative activity to continue over the next two weeks. The Legislature is in [...]