Become a member

Join the Union

Union members organize for improvements as a group, instead of as individuals. When we work together, this collective force translates into the power to make changes in your school for the better.


AFT Member Benefits

As a member of the American Federation of Teachers enjoy benefits and discounts for you and your family.

Trauma Counseling

Now the AFT is offering a new, free benefit—trauma counseling—to provide help and healing for our members, whenever needed, wherever a member may be.

Education & Learning Opportunities

We offer ways to help our members and affiliates.


AFT members receive discounts on flights, car rentals, and more.


Learn about the different policies you can apply for as a AFT member

Finance and Legal

Learn about the AFL-CIO Federal Credit Union and more

Mortgage and Home Services

AFT has two mortgage options available to members, Union Plus Mortgage Company and Amalgamated Bank Mortgage.

Join a Community of over 5,000 Members In VA

If you are interested in joining one of our current locals in Virginia, or want to join our associate membership program contact an organizer today.