Paso Robles Board Meeting 

The Paso Robles Public Educators (PRPE) was formed in 1997 as a result of the unification of the Paso Robles Elementary Teachers Association affiliated with the California Teachers Association (CTA) and the Paso Robles Federation of High School Teachers that was affiliated with the California Federation of Teachers (CFT).  Therefore the PRPE is one of only three unions statewide that is merged with our members being members of the CTA, the CFT as well as the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).  The other two merged locals are the United Educators of Los Angeles (UTLA) and the United Educators of San Francisco (UESF).

The PRPE represents over 400 classroom teachers, librarians, counselors, speech therapists, independent study, home school and adult school teachers as well as non-classified credentialed nurses.

Being a union member is the single most effective path to advocating for your profession and those you educate. Every educator deserves union representation, whether you are full-time, part-time, classified or certificated, higher education or preschool, working in public education or at a private school or university.

Becoming a CFT member means that you join 120,000 educators in California who together are advocating for quality education at their workplaces, in their communities, and in the halls of the Legislature. Be a part of this important work!

Since 1863, CTA has been fighting for educators and the students they serve. At the local level, members bargain for fair working and learning conditions, so they can ensure that school districts provide the schools all students deserve. CTA members join a long and vibrant legacy of fighting for equity by lifting up the voices of the unheard and winning resources for schools and students. CTA members individually and collectively are the best and most important advocates for public education and the professionals that make it possible.

The combined strength of CTA’s 310,000 members and NEA’s 3.2 million members makes us powerful and passionate advocates for you at the state and national levels. That means that just by joining CTA, you’re helping an education support professional in another district bargain a living wage right now.

Being a Union Member changed my life forever... I learned a lot (and I'm still learning), made lifelong friends and had unforgettable experiences... I hope you join our Union, take a leadership role and share what you learned!