Committees

Overview

Committees
Member-driven committees examine educational issues

Serving on a union committee is a great way to share your expertise and further your profession. The standing committees of the CFT work on areas of interest to educators, ranging from special education to labor education. If you wish to be involved in union committee work, please contact your local union leaders to be nominated.

The committees meet several times a year, usually on Saturdays. Members are reimbursed for travel and will find expense guidelines in the document below. 

Download the Expense Reimbursement Request

If you have any questions about committee service, please email Leticia Castro or phone our Sacramento office at (916) 446-2788.

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Retirement Policy Committee

Monitors the activities of both the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) and the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

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Special Education Committee

Keeps the Federation and its members informed regarding special education trends and programs that affect school employees and students.