Randi Weingarten

Randi Weingarten

Randi Weingarten is an American labor leader, attorney, and educator, the current president of the American Federation of Teachers , a member of the AFL-CIO, and former president of the United Federation of Teachers. 'New York' magazine called her one of the most influential people in education in New York state and 'Crain's New York Business', an influential business publication, called her one of the 25 most powerful women in New York City business. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Randi Weingarten has 49 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Forum as a President for the United Federation of Teachers. The year with the most videos was 2016 with 10 videos. Most appearances with Lee A. Saunders (7), Benjamin Jealous (7), Al Sharpton Jr. (5). Most common tags: Education Policy, Democratic Party, Road to the White House.

Appearances by Title:July 14, 2008 - Present President, American Federation of Teachers Videos: 42 c. January 1, 2016 - Present Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Committee Videos: 2

Previously

President, United Federation of Teachers c. January 1, 1998 - July 31, 2009 Videos: 5

Recent Appearances

  • Federal Role in Education

    Federal Role in Education

    Education policy analysts talked about the federal role of education and the level of change that can be expected by the…

  • Democratic National Committee 2017 Winter Meeting

    Democratic National Committee 2017 Winter Meeting

    The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new leadership. Three resolutions were…

  • Women's March on Washington

    Women's March on Washington

    The Women’s March on Washington took place on the National Mall one day after the Inauguration of President Donald Trump.…

  • Education Policy

    Education Policy

    Randi Weingarten talked about the future of public education. She also outlined her opposition to President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos for…

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