Our contract and our unity protect our members and the students we serve in every school. Learn how to stand up for your rights, get help from CTU staff when you need it, and stand with fellow CTU members.
Along with parents, students and community, we advocate for the schools – and the city – that our students deserve. Learning, working and living conditions are not separate. Together, our Union wages a comprehensive fight for the soul of public education.
Caring, democratic, united: CTU is more than 25,000 teachers, paraprofessionals and clinicians acting as one.
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of longtime CTU Communications Director, trade unionist, organizer and justice warrior Christine Geovanis.read more
Elections matter. Union leadership matters. Aramark is out! Thanks to the unflinching and uncompromising leadership of SEIU Local 73 and the leadership of Mayor Johnson, CPS facilities will manage janitorial staff, supplies, and equipment directly, ending the district’s contract with Aramark.read more
The delegates listed here did not sign in at the Feb. 7, 2024, House of Delegates meeting.read more
Schools Chicago Students Deserve 3.0: From Pandemic to a Real Path Forward
This third iteration of The Schools Chicago Students Deserve comes as many Chicago public school communities remain mired in deficiencies caused by decades of prioritizing wealth and deeply segregating neighborhoods and schools. It lays out a plan to address trauma, chronic inequities, and school funding and function in the time of COVID-19.