News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos

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News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - January 2022

A message from President Kontos; America’s Parents Express Overwhelming Support for Teachers, Their Unions and Public Education; #AFTVoices Member Spotlight Series; AFT MA Staff Profile: Charlotte Kelly; 2022 Distinguished Service Awards; Take the Fair Share Amendment Vote Pledge; Political Campaigns and Public Employees - a workshop for AFT members; February 15th Student Debt Clinic; and Retirement Planning Workshop!

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - December 2021

A message from President Kontos; Paraprofessionals, often behind scenes, are heart, soul of schools; #AFTVoices Member Spotlight Series; Member Profile: Gina O’Toole; 2022 Distinguished Service Awards; Take the Fair Share Amendment Vote Pledge;; Retirement Planning Workshop for AFT Members; and February 15th Student Debt Clinic.

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - October 2021

A message from President Kontos; AFT Welcomes News of FDA Approval of Pfizer Vaccine for Children; #AFTVoices Member Spotlight Series; Take the Fair Share Amendment Vote Pledge; 2022 Scholarship Program; NE Revs Discount for AFT Members; Member Benefits Workshop for AFT members; Retirement Planning Workshop for AFT Members February 15th Student Debt Clinic.

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - September 2021

A message from President Kontos; #AFTVoices Member Spotlight Series; Students Need Support, Staffing, and Resources, Not High-Stakes Standardized Testing, to Address the Effects of the Pandemic and Poverty; AFT Massachusetts Member Profile: Amesbury's Tia Costello is Developing Civics Professional Development Curricula; Take the Fair Share Amendment Vote Pledge; Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Is Available for AFT Members With Student Debt; NE Revs Discount for AFT Members; Retirement Planning Workshop for AFT Members; Member Benefits Workshop for AFT members and AFT MA Online Store for Branded Gear!

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - August 2021

A Message from President Kontos; AFT Massachusetts Responds to DESE Vote to Authorize Indoor Mask Mandate; #AFTVoices Member Spotlight Series; Setting the Record Straight COVID-19 Myth-Busting; Take the Fair Share Amendment Vote Pledge; Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Is Available for AFT Members With Student Debt; REVs Ticket Discount for AFT Members and MORE!

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - July 2021

A Message from President Kontos; AFT Massachusetts Responds to New DESE Guidance On Masking That Contravenes CDC Recommendations; #AFTVoices Member Spotlight Series; Take Action and Support the Revere Federation of Paraprofessionals; AFT Massachusetts Members in Elected Office: Dracut School Committee Member Renee Young; Sen. Warren’s Office Seeking Feedback on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program: Please Complete a Brief Survey and more! MORE

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - June 2021

A Message from President Kontos; Summer Leadership Institute 2021; For Berklee Faculty Union’s Anti-Racism Committee, Action Starts with Historical Perspective, Clear Facts, and Substantive Conversations; Salem Teachers Union, Salem Public Schools Reach Collective Bargaining Agreement - Negotiations Involved Innovative “Bargaining for the Common Good” Strategy; Substantial Infusion of Federal and State Funds Headed to Massachusetts School Districts and more!

News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos - April 2021

AFT Unions Launch Public Messaging Campaign Underscoring Support for Safe In-Person Learning; Ask Legislators: Fully Fund Schools and use the Pre-COVID 2019 Enrollment Numbers; A Voice for Black Workers Promoting Racial, Social and Economic Justice; Celebrating Our Librarians; Student Debt Clinic for AFT Members; Member Benefits Workshops and more!