AFT Resources on the COVID-19 Coronavirus

As COVID-19 spreads, the American Federation of Teachers believes that there will be significant closings of state, county and local operations and is calling on all public employee leaders and members to prepare for it. The AFT is working constantly to help our members and the people they serve navigate this virus, and buffer against the economic impacts. 

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Alabama schools to reopen with teachers but no students

While Alabama’s 722,000 students won’t return to k-12 classrooms this spring, some teachers will be returning to school as early as April 6.

As officials form their plans for distance learning, due to the state department of education by Friday, teachers are learning whether they're required to return to school buildings to do their work.



Professional Development

The Birmingham AFT host monthly professional development classes. This is an excellent opportunity to earn 3 credit hours of professional development. These workshops are open to the public. Call our local office for details. 205-933-3333