Bernstein Leads National Conversation on Teacher-Led Reform For many years, ATF President, Dr. Ellen Bernstein, has lead the National conversation about unions, educator empowerment and the need to fight back against the privatization of public education in order to provide all students the education they deserve. Her leadership within the Teacher Union Reform Network (a
American Federation of Teachers New Mexico and the Albuquerque Teachers Federation React to Second Round of Proposed Changes to Science Standards Secretary-Designate Claims Changes Reflect Public Input; Won’t Disclose Authors Albuquerque – American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly and Albuquerque Teachers Federation President Ellen Bernstein released the following statements: “Secretary-Designate Christopher
Fed Reps Pass Resolutions Against White Supremacy & for Full Funding of the Census On October 3rd, Fed Reps voted in favor of two resolutions: one condemning white supremacy in all of its forms, and the other to fully fund the 2020 Census. The first motion declares that the Albuquerque Teachers Federation “will partner with and
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July 6, 2017
Do You Know Your Weingarten Rights? Background As an employee represented by a union, it’s imperative that you understand one of your fundamental rights. In 1975, the United States Supreme Court in the case of NLRB v. J. Weingarten, Inc. ruled that employees have a right to union representation at investigatory interviews or disciplinary meetings.
June 2, 2017
Your public education activism doesn’t have to stop at retirement! Join the AFT New Mexico chapter of Retirees and kick-start your engagement outside of the classroom! Click here to download the membership form!