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PFT Main Office

1816 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Office Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
215-587-6738 Fax 215-665-1903


PFT Human Resources Office

440 N. Broad Street, Room 175
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Office Hours 8:45 am to 4:30 pm
215-561-2113 or 215-567-2897


PFT Information Office

Information officers and staff representatives are available to
answer your questions regarding all areas of the PFT-District


PFT Communications Director

For media inquiries, website questions and other communications-related issues, please email


PFT Health & Welfare Fund

215-561-2722 or
The Health & Welfare Fund administers PFT member benefit programs H&W coordinators provide information about benefits, including dental, vision, long-term disability and prescription drug plans. They also assist members with Worker's Compensation, retirement planning, medical coverage and professional development.


PFT Legal Services Fund

215-972-0942 or
The PFT Legal Services plan provides free and reduced cost legal services for members and their families, including legal advice, court representation, wills or home-purchase assistance. A legal services fund coordinator can speak at chapter meetings and provide members with information about the plan. Call the number above to set up a visit by the coordinator. Call 215-814-9200 to set up an appointment with a lawyer.


Get Involved!

The PFT maintains a number of committees linking professionals in the 10 bargaining units. Committees meet at different times throughout the school year to discuss issues of mutual concern, to hear guest speakers and exchange ideas. Visit the PFT Events page for a schedule of meetings.


Other Important Numbers

School District of Philadelphia

School District Personnel Records

Public School Employees Retirement System
or 717-783-3082

Pennsylvania Department of Education Preparation & Certification

American Federation of Teachers

AFT Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO

PFT Member E-Mail Listserv Form

If you are a current member not receiving PFT e-mails, let us know what's going on and we will work to resolve it asap! If you are a brand new PFT member and you entered an e-mail address on your enrollment form, you do NOT need to fill out this form. But if you are not sure, feel free to sign up here! 

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