Tuesday, May 19th in front of St. Joseph by the Sea High School on Staten Island
Tuesday, May 19th in front of St. Joseph by the Sea High School on Staten Island

Tuesday, May 19th in front of St. Joseph...

Tuesday, May 19th in front of St. Joseph by the Sea High School on Staten Island

Tuesday, May 19th in front of St. Joseph by the Sea High School on Staten Island

Welcome to the Federation of Catholic Teachers
Welcome to the Federation of Catholic Teachers

Welcome to the Federation of Catholic...

Welcome to the Federation of Catholic Teachers

Welcome to the Federation of Catholic Teachers

The Federation of Catholic Teachers is the collective bargaining representative for the lay faculty in 137 elementary schools and 14 high schools in the Archdiocese of New York. We are affiliated with the Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 153, AFL-CIO.
Welcome to the Federation of Catholic Teachers
Welcome to the Federation of Catholic Teachers

Welcome to the Federation of Catholic...

Welcome to the Federation of Catholic Teachers

Welcome to the Federation of Catholic Teachers

The Federation of Catholic Teachers is the collective bargaining representative for the lay faculty in 137 elementary schools and 14 high schools in the Archdiocese of New York. We are affiliated with the Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 153, AFL-CIO.
Welcome to the Federation of Catholic Teachers
Welcome to the Federation of Catholic Teachers

Welcome to the Federation of Catholic...

Welcome to the Federation of Catholic Teachers

Welcome to the Federation of Catholic Teachers

The Federation of Catholic Teachers is the collective bargaining representative for the lay faculty in 137 elementary schools and 14 high schools in the Archdiocese of New York. We are affiliated with the Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 153, AFL-CIO.
Breaking News

Archdiocese Has Not Lived Up to Its Word

Press Release

  • 7 February 2017
  • Author: FCT
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The Archdiocese has notified the FCT of the closing of six Catholic Schools at the end of the 2016-2017 school year.

Catholic Schools Week 2016

  • 5 February 2016
  • Author: FCT
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Catholic Schools Week would not be possible without our teachers!

FCT Wins Contract with NY Archdiocese

Local 153 News - Fall 2015

  • 2 November 2015
  • Author: FCT
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After more than a year of negotiations, the FCT has won a new contract.

Hometown Hero in Education

New York Daily News 6/13/15

  • 15 June 2015
  • Author: FCT
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Congratulations to Jenn Farrell, our Hometown Hero in Education!

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Our Mission

 - To encourage Christian ideals and principles in dealings among members, students, their parents and all people associated with Catholic schools

- To encourage and promote a climate of excellence to further the moral and intellectual development of our students. 

- To secure improved wages, hours, working conditions and other economic advantages through organization, negotiation and collective bargaining that will raise the standards of the education profession. 

- To unite into one group all teachers, librarians and counselors employed in Catholic schools and to assist and cooperate with other education and labor organizations on matters of mutual concern. 

- To promote cooperation between our members and the Catholic schools at the local and central levels.

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