Events

Overview

Calendar
Keeping our union community on track

Welcome to our full-featured online calendar with up-to-date event information! Find union events and key dates in a list view or a month view. You can also sort the color-coded events to view only trainings and special dates. It’s one-stop shopping!

Overview

Executive Council
Officers of the CFT meet

The Executive Council, comprising the union’s elected officers, makes decisions for the Federation between State Council meetings, including endorsements for the Committee on Political Education, or COPE. 

Upcoming Executive Council meetings

Overview

Division Councils
Formulating policy for member constituents

The union’s Division Councils represent the educational divisions of the CFT and retired members. The councils meet regularly to share information and to formulate policy proposals for constituent members. Get to know your division of the CFT and join in the discussion!

    Upcoming Division Council meetings

    Overview

    Committees
    Member-driven committees develop topic expertise

    The standing committees of the CFT meet regularly to examine issues of importance to educators and unions, ranging from special education to labor education. The committees also put forth policy proposals for the CFT in their areas of expertise. Learn more about our union committees and the members who serve on them. 

    Upcoming committee meetings

    Overview

    Union Summer School
    Study topics in-depth during our summer training

    CFT Union Summer School will be back in 2022! This intensive training equips local leaders with the powerful skills to organize successful campaigns to build high-quality public education, involve members in union activities, increase the political voice of educators and establish excellent representational and collective bargaining programs.

    Overview Council of Classified Employees

    Classified Conference
    Annual networking and learning opportunity for support staff and classified professionals

    At our annual Classified Conference, you can look expect to find an exciting line-up of events with plenary sessions, meal events, workshops, and social events. The conference is a great opportunity to get know your colleagues around the state, share best practices, and get the knowledge you need to strengthen your union.

    Overview

    Lobby Days
    Make your voice heard in the State Capitol

    While the CFT legislative staff works hard to promote legislation on behalf of members, your presence in the halls of the Legislature gives a human face to the CFT and our fight for high-quality education. The CFT provides numerous opportunities for you to meet with state legislators one-on-one and share your experiences from the workplace.