Our training schedule includes webinars and in-person trainings (indicated by an asterisk). You may register to attend a training by clicking on the name of the training below. You may also register for trainings directly from our Calendar. Find course descriptions in our Training section.
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
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!
- EC/TK-12 Council
- Council of Classified Employees
- Community College Council
- University Council-AFT
- Council of Retired Members
Upcoming Division Council meetings
Our Classified Conference always promises learning and fun, and even though we will meet online this year, you can still expect inspiring guest speakers and workshops on a variety of topics. Our 2020 conference will be held Saturday, November 14 and, due to the pandemic, it will be held via Zoom. The conference is free to all attendees.
The Federation will now hold its convention biennially. The next CFT Convention will be held March 26-28, 2021, at the Westin St. Francis in downtown San Francisco.
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.