Association of Filipino Teachers In Eastern America, Inc.

Building Lives, Building Families, and Building Professions

AFTEA, INC.'s Projects include:

  • Membership

     As a tax-exempt non-profit "Public Charity" educational organization since April 2010, AFTEA, INC. is still focusing on increasing its membership based in New York City, visiting communities of teachers in the different boroughs, as well as in different states.

     A core group of members from New York City are also currently inviting teachers from other states (e.g Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina, and other states)to join AFTEA and form their own chapters, and introducing to them the following programs/projects:

  • Giving back through the "Balik Guro/Turo" or "Return to Share" program in the Philippines 
  • Sharing with"resources", the collections of educationally-related sites/links, to all educators around the world via these website, mobile site, face book, and other social media outlets
  • Recognizing all Outstanding teachers, the Awardees/Honorees,the achievers in the field of education, from all States in the United States of America
  • Sponsoring or initiating the Local/National/International educational tours for teachers


     Fully on its progressive phase, AFTEA members have continued sharing their knowledge and expertise on the latest trend in teaching/learning innovations, strategies and technologies in the core subjects like Mathematics, Science, English, Physical Education and Special Education, etc. around the world via its website and mobile site or physical "visits" in other countries, if necessary. 

  • Tutoring/Mentoring, if office is available
  • Sharing of resources with "links of interests" which is  wonderful and amazing!  Just choose your own language when exploring the sites. 

  • Volunteering in the community


  • "Congratulations to all awardees of the successful first Filipino International Teaching Service Award held in New York City! You are World class teachers.... with International ..."
    Roger Cuerquez, Ph.D.
    Teacher at NYC DOE, and AFTEA, Inc. President
  • " Pancho, you have the charismatic qualities of a leader and are assisted by leaders as well. You are a group of wonderful professionals. Hats off to AFTEA!"
    Virginia Cu
    Teacher at New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE)

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