How will Working Educators lead the PFT? Meet all 9 officer candidates for yourself, learn their vision for the future of our union, and find out why they are running for office in the 2016 PFT elections.
Here's Working Educators Candidate for Legislative Representative, George Bezanis:
"I think this union isn't just one person's ideas. There are 11,000 ideas, and we all need to have a voice in this union. That's why I joined the Caucus of Working Educators."
GEORGE BEZANIS has been teaching since 2001. He became a PFT member nine years ago working as a high school Social Studies teacher and currently serving as a PFT Building Representative. He believes that fair and equitable public education, no matter what race, ethnicity, zip code or socioeconomic class one may happen to be born into, is the building block of American democracy. George is also an elected Democratic Committeeperson in the 63rd Ward.
George in the news:
SRC Testimony 12/17/15: 'Twas the night before Christmas...
SRC Testimony 2/22/15: Ladies and Gentlemen of the SRC...
Working Educators: A Brief Labor History of Philadelphia's Public Schools, Pt 1
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