Ted Kirsch

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Ted Kirsch was elected as the vice-president of Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) in 1990 and worked as the former president of the organization. Currently he is the chair of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) defense fund and he works on the union’s executive committee. Previously he worked as the director of the Philadelphia Foundation of Teachers (PFT) Committee on Political Education, chair of the Jewish Labor Committee of Philadelphia, and former president and secretary-treasurer of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (CFL-CIO). 1


  1. “Ted Kirsch.” AFT Leadership. American Federation of Teachers.
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