Director of Field Programs
Rob Weil is director of field programs in the education issues department of the American Federation of Teachers. Weil taught high school math in Colorado for 20 years and served as the president of the Douglas County Federation of Teachers for six of those years. He joined the AFT’s national office in 2001. His current responsibilities include managing all of AFT’s in-the-field efforts regarding school and instructional improvement at the state, district, school and classroom levels. With the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act, Weil helps states and local school districts with the new law’s implementation. He is a member of the Trade Union Advisory Committee at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which provides guidance and recommendations on educational and other worker related issues.