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Your AFT Seattle Community Colleges, Local 1789

The mission and purposes of the AFT Seattle are:

  • To represent faculty by upholding and negotiating the collective bargaining agreement.
  • To take a proactive approach in improving working conditions through legislative action and state funding.
  • To provide  a mechanism for the informal mediation of conflicts between faculty.
  • To promote solidarity among faculty.
  • To promote a mutually supportive relationship with the labor community.
  • To actively represent  AFT Seattle in the Washington Federation of Teachers, the American Federation of Teachers, and the Washington State and King County Labor Councils.
  • To support high standards of teaching and an excellent learning environment by securing good working conditions for faculty.
  • To promote professionalism and collegiality among faculty.