Teach Democracy in a Time of Insurrection

The saying “You can’t teach kids how to think critically by telling them what to think” applies to us every day as educators. The violent invasion of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on January 6th, and the planned right-wing armed marches in the lead up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, afford us […]

The Legislative Session Has Begun

The 2021 Regular Legislative Session opened on Tuesday, January 19th, and we, as public educators, have a lot of interests on the docket. Your union, Albuquerque Teachers Federation, has put forth our legislative priorities that we hope will help New Mexico build a world-class education system for our students and our communities. We explain these […]

Amazing New Learning Opportunities Brought To You By Your Union

Albuquerque Teachers Federation is your Progressive, Professional Union. Who we are is truly what we believe. One of the primary missions of our union is “to promote and support the professional growth and development of educators by continually providing information and learning opportunities about educational issues”. We have some truly great opportunities for professional development […]

Capstone: An Exciting New Student-Centered Elective Opportunity

Through the work of a negotiated APS/ATF Joint Task Force, all high schools are invited to participate in a new effort to engage students in a student-centered elective that promotes relevance in their education. Through participation in Capstone Projects, students will have the opportunity to employ project-based learning to practice developing solutions, arguments, and communicating […]