Real Results

we are the alliance

The San Antonio Alliance of Teachers and Support Personnel is the elected employee organization, elected by SAISD employees, in the San Antonio Independent School District. The Alliance is the official representative for teachers at the monthly Consultation meetings with SAISD. We are dedicated to achieving real results for our students and our community.

more than just protection

Our Alliance leaders and members make sure you have the tools and resources you need to help students be successful. Tools and resources such as Foundations of Effective Teaching: Managing the Classroom Environment for Teaching and Learning, and Share My Lesson platform.

Every voice is heard

Our members work together to make a difference for our students. We do it together through community engagement through events such as the MLK March. We motivate our SAISD students to read and create lifelong successful readers through Rad Across America.We partner with First Book to provide new books to our students across SAISD. Together we make a difference.

Make the right choice

Make the right choice and be part of a movement that is about achieving REAL RESULTS for our students and our community.

Join Today!

William Davis

Middle School Teacher

“Our Alliance is a positive organization, group of individuals, that share the same goals. We all all care about kids. We also care about teachers and other school employees, those that are the heart of education.”


Sheila Vardiman

5th Grade Teacher

“Being a member of the Alliance is similar to having an extended family. Shelley and our staff, along with my fellow union members, are supportive and always willing to give a helping hand with whatever the situation may be.”


David Garza

Kinder Teacher

“We are a union of professionals dedicated to the betterment of our students, and improving ourselves as professional educators. No matter the issue, there will always be support from your fellow union members.Together, we make a difference for our students and our community.”

Frequently Asked Questions

The campus principal/department head shall be responsible for the assignment and reassignment of all personnel to the specific grade, subject areas, or position for which the employee is qualified in his or her area of certification within the campus or department. Changes in assignments for the ensuing school year shall be made known to the employee as soon as possible, but not later that the last teacher contract day of the current school year. [SAISD Board Policy]
Each classroom teacher is entitled to at least 450 minutes within each two-week period for instructional preparation including parent-teacher conferences, evaluating students’ homework, and planning. A planning and preparation period may not be less than 45 minutes within the instructional day. During that time, a teacher may not be required to participate in any other activity. (Education Code 21.404) [SAISD Board Policy]
Each classroom teacher or full-time librarian is entitled to at least a 30-minute lunch period free from all duties and responsibilities connected with the instruction and supervision of students. (Education Code 21.405) [SAISD Board Policy]
The Board shall limit interruptions of classes during the school day for nonacademic activities such as announcements and sales promotions. Announcements shall be made no more than once during the school day, except for emergency announcements. (Education Code 25.083) [SAISD Board Policy]
The Board shall limit redundant requests for information and the number and length of written reports that a classroom teacher is required to prepare. [SAISD Board Policy] Review Paperwork Description/Justifications (Print Paperwork Justification Letter)
Written lesson plans are only required to outline in a brief and general manner the information to be presented during each period at the secondary level or in each subject or topic at the elementary level. “Brief” is defined as short in extent and length. “General” is defined as including main elements rather than details. (Education Code 11.164) [Administrative Procedure E3]

Get In Touch

We always love to hear from our members. Feel free to drop in or contact us during our business hours.


Monday – Friday 8am – 5:30pm

Saturday CLOSED


Contact Us

Address 120 Adams St, San Antonio, Texas 78210

Phone 210-225-7174