Membership Options

Public education professionals in Colorado, unlike many other states, are free to join or not to join an employee organization. There are various unions and professional associations from which teachers can choose, including the following. Click on a name below to find more information:

Professional Association of Colorado Educators
American Federation of Teachers, Local 858
Colorado Education Association
Christian Educators Association International
Teachers Legal Coverage
Homeowners Insurance Plans and School District Employee Coverage

Teachers also may consider pursuing one or more variations of the local-only union option.

For more information, visit our Independent Teachers website.