About the Ohio Federation of Teachers

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The Ohio Federation of Teachers is a union of professionals representing 20,000 members in 55 locals across the state that include public school educators and support staff, higher education faculty and support staff, and public employees. OFT is the state affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers.

OFT focuses on issues at the statewide level that include legislation, public policy and education policy, communications and political advocacy. We advocate sound, commonsense public education policies, including high academic and conduct standards for students and greater professionalism for teachers and school staff; and excellence in public service through cooperative problem-solving and workplace innovations.