The Albuquerque Teachers Federation (ATF) is committed to improving the conditions of teaching and learning in our public schools while advancing the causes of social justice and democracy for our members, students and the ABQ community.
The Albuquerque Teachers Federation (ATF) works for proven, educator-driven school reforms that will improve education locally for over 87,000 students, and statewide for New Mexico’s 828 public schools. We believe that the improvement of public education should be taken away from those who scheme to profit from our children and should be placed in the hands of educators who work daily in the schools—those who know your students best. We strive to create the world-class educational system that New Mexico’s children deserve. To this end, we advocate for aligning policies toward a unified vision that invests in and trusts teachers as professionals, along with a focus on equity. We believe the following are essential in creating world-class schools:
ATF is a professional, progressive union that represents all licensed teachers and Essential and Related Service Educators in the Albuquerque Public Schools.
The Albuquerque Teachers Federation (ATF) is a professional, progressive union.
Our dues-paying members make all of our work possible. If you are an ATF member, thank you! Please ask your colleagues to share in supporting our work on their behalf. If you are not yet a member, please take this opportunity to join. As an ATF member, you have access to the ATF staff who advocate for you, answer your questions and help you resolve conflicts and issues at your work site. You also have access to member benefits through the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), our national union. On an even larger scale, you will be helping us to advocate for your profession and for public education on local, state and national levels.