Mission Statement

The Leon Classroom Teacher Association (LCTA) is a professional union dedicated to public school teachers and employees working in the Leon County School District in Tallahassee, Florida. Our association offers leadership training, opportunities for professional development, professional issues advocacy and much more. We believe association membership is a wise investment that helps members take charge of their professional success. Working together, we can create a better future for our students and public education. 


Teacher working conditions are student learning conditions.


Based on The Constitution of the United States

An investment in Florida's public school system and the dedicated professionals who serve our state and children is a vital component of preserving a more perfect Union, establishing Justice, insuring domestic Tranquility, promoting for the general Welfare, and securing the Blessings of Liberty and Posterity for all.


Declaration of Independence

Education Principles

Natural Law - The doctrine that human affairs should be governed by ethical principles that are part of the very nature of things and that can be understood by reason.

All Men Created Equal (Equity for all.)

Creator Given, Unalienable Rights

  • Life

  • Liberty

  • Pursuit of Happiness

Government's Purpose - Secure These Rights

Popular Sovereignty - Consent of the Governed