AFT Convention

convention banner, white text on blue background with AFT logo including the text "Education, Healthcare, Public Service" divided with a vertical bar from the text "Convention Houston July 22-25 2024"

We are honored to call the 88th convention of the AFT. The AFT convention is the highest authority of our union and demonstrates union democracy at work. The convention is hereby called to convene at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, on Monday, July 22, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. and will remain in session until such time as it has given full consideration to such matters as legally may be brought before it.

Click here to read the full convention call, or download it directly.

This year's Convention Program is now available for download.


Important 2024 Deadlines

Friday, March 15Deadline for submission of proposed constitution and bylaws amendments.
Mid-MarchCredential packets mailed to affiliates.
Monday, June 10Deadline for submission of proposed resolutions.
Thursday, June 13Housing deadline.
Friday, June 21Deadline for convention center or hotel space requests.
Monday, June 24Credential lists of all elected delegates and alternates must be submitted
 Committee choices of all elected delegates must be submitted.
 All good-standing requirements, with the exception of per capita, must be met.
Monday, July 1Per capita must be paid through May 2024.