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Please click the link, 2020-2021 Building Rep Elections Packet, to view and download the materials needed for conducting Building Rep Elections.  


Please click the links to view the following items regarding the 2020 Detroit Federation of Teachers Biennial Election of Officers, Board Members and Trustees.


Detroit Federation of Teachers members share their concerns with the reopening plan proposed by the Detroit Public Schools Community District. Click the link, Don't Rush, to watch the video. There are also versions in Arabic, Spanish and American Sign Language below as well.

Don't Rush -- Arabic Language Version

Don't Rush -- Spanish Language Version

Don't Rush -- ASL Version


Parents, Students, Community Leaders and AFT Detroit issued the following statements and presented the list of demands during a press conference held on Tuesday, July 28.  Please click the links, Press Release -- Community Leaders, Labor, Parents and Students Come Together Demanding A Safe Return To School, and Reopening School Demands, to view the documents in full. 


Sisters and Brothers:

I sincerely hope that all is well with you and your family during this challenging COVID-19 crisis that has gripped metro Detroit, the state of Michigan, our nation, and the world.

The recent uptick in coronavirus cases in Michigan over the last week is concerning. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said last Thursday that, “We can’t let our guard down and play fast and loose with the rules,” referring to her prior directives that state residents wear protective face covering in public establishments.  

At the same time, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, appeared on


Congratulations to all those who were elected to represent the Detroit Federation of Teachers at the American Federation of Teachers National Convention. Please click the link 2020 AFT Delegate Election Results to view the full list.