Find ATPE in Your Area
One of the 10 official ATPE
tenets, as adopted by the ATPE Board of Directors,
is member-owned, member-governed. Members
are the lifeblood of this association. They keep
ATPE strong through their volunteer service at the
state, region and local unit levels and by participating
in the annual meeting of the ATPE House of Delegates.
Educators are encouraged to take their ATPE memberships
to the next level by pursuing volunteer/leadership
opportunities through ATPE.
ATPE State Committees
Members may volunteer to serve on nine
standing committees that make recommendations
to the ATPE Board of Directors and ATPE House of
Delegates, as well as volunteer to serve on five
special committees that primarily select award
ATPE’s 20 regions correspond to the boundaries
of the 20 Texas Education Agency regions. Each ATPE
member is a member of the region in which he or
she is employed. Every ATPE region has an elected
officer corps that:
- Supports the local units within the region.
- Assists in the establishment of new local
- Relays information between the state office
and the local units.
- Promotes the ATPE Summit among local units.
Visit your region’s Web page to learn more about
ATPE activities in your area, contact your region
president and more.
ATPE Local Units
ATPE has almost 500 active local
units statewide, accounting for the majority of
ATPE’s membership. ATPE’s local units expedite membership
recruitment campaigns and provide ATPE members with:
- A professional presence at the school district
- A setting for interaction with colleagues.
- A liaison to the state office.
- An opportunity to attend ATPE’s annual Summit as voting delegates.
If you are an ATPE member interested
in volunteering for your local unit,
email your local president
and let them know. If you are considering a more
involved role, such as an elected officer or a campus
ATPE Local Unit
Volunteer Roles for more information.
Several of our local units have
created their own websites:
*These websites are not updated or monitored by the ATPE state office, so please be aware that some information might be incorrect or outdated.
Contact Your Local Unit Representative
To contact the local unit in your district or a
district you will be moving to, select the district
from the drop-down list below. You may then email
the ATPE local unit president.
You may also use the drop-down list above to
determine if there is an active ATPE local unit
in your district.
ATPE Volunteer Recognition
Volunteers are recognized at ATPE events and
in ATPE News, the association’s quarterly
magazine, which is mailed to all members. In addition,
ATPE publishes Stars Around Texas, a biannual
volunteer recognition publication. Stars Around
Texas is mailed to ATPE’s 5,000-plus volunteer
leaders and made available to all members online.
Read each issue to learn about the dedicated work
of your fellow educators and to understand the many
benefits of ATPE leadership.