Creation of the Basic, Technical, and Technological Education career – EBTT. The achievement of equality between the careers marks the protagonism of PROIFES in the struggle and defense of Technical Schools that were being transformed into Federal Institutes, daycare centers, Application Schools, and Schools linked to public universities.
Foundation of the National Union of Federal Public Education Teachers (PROIFES-Union), in the city of São Paulo. The creation of the national union, nowadays called SINDPROIFES, allowed national representation for IFES teachers who had not opted to form local-based unions. Brasília (DF) holds the 4th National Meeting. The second and last board of directors of the Forum was elected (2009-2011).