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Meet CTA

We believe our public schools are worth fighting for. Meet the members of California Teachers Association.

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New Educators

Your union is here to help you succeed! Through your union, you can find fellow educators who understand what it's like to be new to the job.

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Election 2020

CTA has fought for, lobbied for, and run election and initiative campaigns for more resources for better schools every single year since 1863. And we aim to do even more. Because our students need great public schools.

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Your Rights

The union makes us strong! Learn more about your rights on the job and how our collective power strengthens those rights.

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Become a Teacher

Thinking about joining the teaching profession? Find the resources you need to make a difference in the lives of students and join our community.

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Scholarships and Grants

CTA offers educational scholarships, grants and awards to members and their dependents throughout the academic year.

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Professional Development

Expanding your knowledge for your students. We are all lifelong learners.

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