PreK-12 Public Education Featured Resources

Share My Lesson

Share My Lesson is a free platform that gives access to high-quality, user-generated, standards-aligned preK-12 lesson plans and classroom resources that support teachers, school-related personnel, parents and community organizations in improving student achievement. Help your colleagues find great ideas, save time, and improve their teaching by introducing them to Share My Lesson, an AFT member offering.

Professional Learning & You

Members of the AFT have access to a variety of programs and resources designed to enhance your professional growth. Many of these opportunities are detailed in this brochure. By addressing the professional needs of our educator members, we are able to help them become even more successful in their careers; in their union; in the institutions in which they work; and in serving the students, families and communities they serve.

Supporting Students with Autism

This booklet provides information for teachers and paraprofessionals on teaching students with autism, working with related service professionals, and building relationships with parents and families.

Colorín Colorado

Colorín Colorado is the premier national website serving educators and families of English language learners (ELLs) in Grades PreK-12. Colorín Colorado has been providing free research-based information, activities, and advice to parents, schools, and communities around the country for more than a decade.

Take Action

Educators and school support staff want what students need. 

Tell Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to put her promises in writing, and negotiate a fair contract with CTU Local 1 and SEIU 73!

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In our own words

Raising up the voices of AFT members in preK-12 public education.

Children's health

Children's Health

Students’ wellness affects their ability to perform in school. Learn more and find useful resources.

Linking children's health to education

U.S. Education: A Global Perspective

Visit our site on the triennial PISA report, and the education policies and practices of high-performing countries. Also featured are child poverty statistics from around the United States and how they unmask disparties in education equity.

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