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AFT Virginia has 3 office locations across the state, all listed below


Our Locations

Fairfax Federation of Teachers

Norfolk Federation of Teachers

Hampton Federation of Teachers

Frequent Asked Questions

How can I join AFT Virginia?

Connect with an organizer to learn more about our associate membership program.

Who does the American Federation of Teachers represent?

Five divisions within the AFT represent the broad spectrum of the AFT’s membership: pre-K through 12th-grade teachers; paraprofessionals and other school-related personnel; higher education faculty and professional staff; federal, state and local government employees; and nurses and other healthcare professionals. In addition, the AFT represents approximately 80,000 early childhood educators and nearly 250,000 retiree members.

What if I do not live near and AFT affiliate local office?

Apply to be a part of the AFTVA associate membership program

What is included in my membership?

As an AFT member you have access to various benefits and discounts.

How Can I Be More Active In My Union?

You are your union! To get more active join membership meetings, speak to your building reps, participate in webinars and trainings, and stay up to date on our events and actions.

Can I receive help with a work related issue?

Your union invests in full-time advocates who help you navigate and resolve challenges at work. Email an organizer today!

How Can I Receive Assistance With A Grievance?

To learn more about the process to issue a formal complaint with your employer contact a field representative.

What are teachers throughout VA fighting for?

Teachers across the state are fighting for collective bargaining with the goal of winning a collective bargaining agreement for them and thier coworkers (CBA).

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