Peabody Federation of Teachers 

Local 1289 

American Federation of Teachers, American Federation of Teachers Massachusetts, AFL-CIO

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advocating for Peabody's educators, students, & families




The Peabody Federation of Teachers has been serving the Peabody community since 1956. Founded by our first President John H. Walsh and first Vice President Katherine E. Wheelan, the PFT provides services to Peabody Public Schools teachers, counselors, librarians, paraprofessionals, and Peabody Institute Library librarians. Our staff of nearly forty officers and building representatives is here to support your needs and advocate our collective interests.