"* The California Federation of Teachers (CFT) is the California affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). The CFT is composed of 135 local unions chartered by the AFT. Each local is also affiliated with its regional Central Labor Council and the California Labor Federation. * The CFT represents over 120,000 educational employees working at every level of the education system in California, from Head Start to the University of California. * The CFT's governance structure divides the federation into five councils corresponding to the major divisions of education employees: Early Childhood/K-12, Adult Education, Community College, University, and Classified. * The American Federation of Teachers boasts a national membership of more than one million members."