AFT National Convention, July 22-25, 2024

Dear AFT Guild Members:

The 88th Biennial Convention of the American Federation of Teachers will be held at the at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, commencing Monday, July 22nd and continuing through Thursday, July 25th, 2024.

All AFT Guild members in good standing are eligible to be nominated as a delegate to the convention. To be nominated, you will need to solicit the signatures of ten (10) other AFT Guild members. A nominating petition is attached. It must be received in the AFT office: 3737 Camino del Rio South, Suite 410, San Diego, CA 92108 (fax: 619-640-1154) no later than 12:00 noon, Friday, May 17th, 2024. (Please do not email your nomination petition to me.)

Once confirmed as a delegate, you will be responsible for booking and paying for your own travel, meals, and hotel reservations. The Guild will not be reimbursing any Convention related expenses. District travel funds, subject to your site’s approval process, may be used to cover all or part of these costs.

For more information regarding the 2024 AFT Convention, please visit

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

In Solidarity,
Jim Mahler, President
AFT Guild, Local 1931