In Defense of Public Education

Join us for “In Defense of Public Education,” a major address on the current state and future of public education in the United States. AFT President Randi Weingarten will emphasize the vital role public education plays in providing broad-based opportunities for our children to thrive, despite the attacks by culture warriors.

Livestreaming Tuesday, March 28 at 9am Eastern

Zeph Capo

AFT VP Zeph Capo

AFT Vice President

Zeph Capo, a public school science teacher, is president of the Texas AFT and previously served as president of the Houston Federation of Teachers. He has served on several community boards, including a six-year term as an elected trustee of one of the largest community college systems in the United States, bringing community groups and schools together at all levels.

Capo has served as a local union leader, central and state labor council leader, community leader and is now focused on developing local leadership and rank-and-file leaders across Texas in an effort to move the state to a pro-public education majority.