Teachers of the Year Announced

The 2016-2017 SVFT Teachers of the Year have been selected by staff in each of our 18 schools.  They were honored at a banquet at the Baci Grill on May 18th. AFT Connecticut President, Jan Hochadel, and CTHSS Superintendent, Dr. Nivea Torres were our guest speakers. In June, one will be selected as the district Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to all our honorees!

The winners are:

Sick Bank Forms

The forms needed to enroll, apply, and withdraw from the SVFT Sick Bank can be found here.  You can also check to see if you are enrolled. 

Tuition Reimbursement

PLEASE NOTE: FY2016 Tuition Reimbursement (CO-101) and Professional Development (CTs-43) funds have been depleted. All tuition reimbursement applications submitted for Summer and Fall 2016 coursework will be accepted and placed in order of receipt. With the current SVFT contract expiring on August 31, 2016 - FY2017 funds will not be allocated until a new SVFT contract is in place. FY2017 funds will be determined through negotiations.

Click on link below for NEW Fill-able Form 101


Form CO 101-Tuition Reimbursement is used to reimburse college classes that earn credits. SVFT members receive tuition reimbursement for 9 college credits per fiscal year. The fiscal year for tuition reimbursement is June 1st through May 31st.

SVFT Seniority List

This is the most current Seniority List available.  This list is dated January 23, 2019. This list is generated by Human Resources. If you feel there is a mistake in your full time hire date, call or email Bob Riccitelli at the union office, 800-378-8020 or briccitelli@svft.org

SVFT Seniority List


‘Back to school’ like never before

In her September New York Times column, AFT President Randi Weingarten says that going back to school has never looked like it does now. Weingarten explains that because of President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus, which has been chaotic, contradictory and inept, and the lack of federal guidance and funding, we’re seeing a patchwork of school reopening plans across the country.