My Rights

Read your contract and get guidance on common concerns here.

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.

My Movement

Take action in the legislature, join citywide campaigns and learn how best to empower your LSC, PPC or PPLC here.

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.

My Union

Learn about the internal activities and resources of our Union here — such as our democratic bodies, our publications, discounts and professional development offerings.

Caring, democratic, united: CTU is more than 25,000 teachers, paraprofessionals and clinicians acting as one.

CTU on the election of April Verrett as SEIU’s New President

“Having seen April’s work firsthand, I know she will bring a new moxie in the role of SEIU president. Beyond ushering in a new era for the labor movement that centers the voices of Black women, Verrett’s empathic approach to trade unionism will raise up a new generation of leaders willing to center the lived experience of black girls and boys on the South and West side of Chicago and beyond.“

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Your Union is Here to Help

Caring, united, democratic: CTU is more than 25,000 teachers, paraprofessionals and clinicians acting as one.

Report:

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.