We are often asked: what benefit is there to being a member of TOTEM? We believe that our numbers reflect strength: the strength to bargain, the strength to act, the strength to move forward as better employees and individuals. And there are personal benefits as well! Through TOTEM's affiliation with our state and national federations, we are able to provide you with many different kinds of benefits: from a free Associate's Degree to First Aid Training, you'll find many options below.
NEW BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS!
Take a Moment to Read About 2 New Benefits
Educational Discounts with Grand Canyon University: TOTEM Members receive 10-15% off degree programs. Check out this flyer for more information.
AFT is now providing Trauma Counseling Services. Clicke the link below for more information on how to access these benefits.
An Overview of Your Local Benefits
Members of TOTEM have access to the following:
TOTEM Member Scholarships and Member Dependent Scholarships
First Aid/CPR Training at no cost
Mentorship Programs: Hands on assistance learning at your new position
Spring Conference at no cost
New Employee Orientations: Help get yourself acquainted with ASD procedures and expectations
Professional Standards Program: an opportunity to increase your base hourly rate 2-7%
The right to vote on your board members and your contract
ALASKA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION
An Overview of Your State Benefits
Through our affiliation with APEA, TOTEM receives many benefits:
Office Administrative Assistant
Employee Representative, Board and other Trainings
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS
An Overview of Your National Benefits
TOTEM's national affiliation with AFT provides the following benefits to our members:
Free AD&D Insurance
Free Occupational Liability Insurance
Free College Programs
Identity Theft Protection
AFT+ Benefits: travel discounts, loan discounts, financial and legal assistance, retail discounts and educational benefits