CFT Response to Board’s Decision on Return to In-Person Instruction

To: [Activist Name] Subject: CFT Response to Board’s Decision on Return to In-Person Instruction From: Cincinnati Federation of Teachers/CFOP Reply To: cft@cft-aft.org   Dear Member, A message from President Julie Sellers: We want you to know that we were shocked when the Superintendent and Board of Education decided to go against their own commitment to […]

OFT & OEA Joint Statement to Governor DeWine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2021 Contacts: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo — Neil Bhaerman, Ohio Federation of Teachers Communications Director, 412-266-4899, nbhaerman@oft-aft.org Canton, Columbus, Dayton, Youngstown — Katie Olmsted, Ohio Education Association Media Relations Consultant, 614-560-6299, olmstedk@ohea.org Akron — Patricia Shipe, President of Akron Education Association, 330-434-2181, pshipe@akronteach.org   Ohio’s Largest Teacher Unions to Governor: Life-Saving Vaccine […]

Important Message from President Sellers

Dear CFT/CFOP Membership: I understand that many of you were shocked and dismayed at hearing the Board and Superintendent Mitchell decided to begin reopening in-person instruction beginning Feb 1st. I was appalled when I heard that they had shredded their own documentation of criteria to be used to make the decision. On multiple occasions, Superintendent […]

Announcing: CFT Parent Support Line

We are thrilled that our union was awarded a highly competitive AFT Innovation COVID-19 Grant. The grant makes possible a CFT-led parent/caregiver support line to engage and support CPS families in this new teaching and learning environment. Callers will receive calls from CFT “support specialists” who will help families get their concerns addressed by the […]