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Member Benefits

Yes, it's true - free college. Eastern Gateway Community College in Ohio is a fully accredited, nonprofit public institution that is part of the University System of Ohio. OFT members can enroll in the online distance-learning program with no costs for tuition, fees or e-texts. Credits earned can be transferred to a four-year college; to date, credits have transferred to 320 educational institutions in 39 states. The program offers seven associate degrees, including business administration, early childhood education, accounting, paralegal, criminal justice and two certificate programs.



Check out the AFT scholarships and grants available for college and continuing education.


AFT PLUS Member Benefits


AFT PLUS is the name of the member benefit programs available to AFT members and their families. Many of the programs are provided through Union Privilege, the benefit arm of the AFL-CIO; others are unique to AFT and are coordinated directly through AFT PLUS. Explore the site and learn more about the savings and services available to you as a union member.

Click here to learn more about AFT PLUS Member Benefits.

The CFT/CFOP Scholarship Committee has opened up the application process for scholarships.

The goals of the CFT/CFOP Scholarship are:

  1. To encourage capable Cincinnati Public School Students to pursue teaching careers,
  2. To increase the number of minority teacher applicants for Cincinnati Public Schools,
  3. To assist the children of Cincinnati Federation of Teachers to obtain a college education; and,
  4. To assist CFOP members who wish to pursue further education leading to a BA/BS degree


  1. Applications are available online at
  2. There must be
Hilton Hotels
Thanks to our affiliation with the AFL-CIO, we now have access to a 12% discount on all global Hilton hotels (subject to availability).
Office Depot/Office Max
Up to 55% discounts on core office and school products and office services. This is a members only discount and requires registration.
Google Certified Educator
60% discount on level 1 exam, 75% discount on level 2 exam. This is a members only discount and requires registration.