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 (Together Educating America's Children)



Local 943 is pleased to present to its members a research-based professional development program created by the American Federation of Teachers known as TEACH. These quality staff development courses are available to all teachers and paraprofessionals. The goal is to encourage educators to improve their practice and student achievement by using research based techniques and strategies.

TEACH Classes Available



IFT’s ULI program has been designed to meet the needs of both new and experienced local leaders and activists in all IFT constituency groups. ULI provides participants with hands-on learning of union skills, professional development opportunities, and a chance to network with other IFT members from throughout the state.

Further Information


Need More Professional Development Choices?

Check out the links below to connect to the Illinois Federation of Teachers and

the American Federation of Teachers to see their PD offerings.

Illinois Federation of Teachers



American Federation of Teachers

Education and Learning Opportunities




Call Local 943 at 708/633-0943 x 225 or send an  email to


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