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Join Your Union

As an educator joining your union is a critical part of your drive for student success and professional excellence. Becoming a member lets you take ownership of your profession and have a voice in the decisions that affect your students and your career.

Joining your local union connects you to a national movement of educators 4-million members strong. Use the form below to contact your local union and join today!

There are many good reasons to join your union and the 145,000 members of the Florida Education Association, including:

  • A voice on the job: Acting alone we can only do so much. But being active and engaged in your union gives you a powerful, collective voice about the future of teaching and learning.
  • Respect: Educators in Florida join their union because they want respect and the right to continually improve their professional practice.
  • Strength in numbers: Union members negotiate local contracts covering nearly every aspect of their work lives and take collective action for their students, schools and communities.
  • Your local union membership includes membership in the Florida Education Association as well as our two national affiliates, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA).

Q&As for Florida Educators

Common questions about school closures, testing, students with IEPs, evaluations, certifications and more. Updated 3/31.

Digital Learning Resources for Educators and Parents

Resources for engaging students during the school closure

FEA Statewide Town Hall on COVID-19 

Video and transcript of March 25 town hall on the impact of coronavirus on Florida’s public education system.

Q&As and Resources for Parents

Common questions and resources for parents — including links for meals for students in need.

Advocacy Updates for
COVID-19

Ways for members to take action to protect students, educators, healthcare professionals and working people.

Member Benefit Resources and Links

Overview of the additional resources our benefit partners are providing to help members deal with the COVID pandemic.

AFL-CIO Survival Guide for Unemployment

A PDF guide for working people facing unemployment.

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Will I receive a raise next school year?

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Sign up for Frontline Email & Access the Frontline Archives

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Nationwide and in Florida, we celebrate our public schools

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The Rally Continues: Central Florida Educators Mobilize for Students

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Teacher of Color Summit Addresses Issue of Underrepresentation

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FEA: Salary increase welcomed; work remains to be done

TALLAHASSEE — The proposed education budget finalized today by the state Legislature makes clear that…

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Central Florida educators to rally for students, public schools

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FEA: We look forward to seeing the new standards

TALLAHASSEE — We at the Florida Education Association (FEA) look forward to being able to…

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These are unprecedented times. But FEA members know we’re all in this together.

FEA is running a short survey to see how educators and our students are faring. Can you take the “We’re in This Together” survey?