University Local Units
Benefits of an ATPE University Local Unit:
- Cohesive organization at the university level;
- A voice for the members at the state level;
- Networking; and
- Affiliation with a professional educators' association.
university local unit members can:
- Attend the ATPE’s Summit and attend university student/sponsor
- Represent their local units in the ATPE House of Delegates, which determines ATPE’s
legislative agenda and governance structure.
- Network with experienced educators and administrators from school districts across
- Play an active part at region events (such as meetings, convention, etc.).
- Participate in statewide advocacy efforts on behalf of public education.
- Exhibit at campus events for student organizations.
- Conduct fundraisers to benefit communities or local units.
- Request speakers from the ATPE state office to come and address fellow education majors on
issues surrounding Texas public education.
- Apply for the ATPE University Local Unit of the Year Award; the winner of which receives
$500 for future local unit events
Colleges and Universities With ATPE Local Units:
Dallas Baptist University
East Texas Baptist University
El Centro College
Houston Baptist University
Lone Star College - University Park
South Texas College
Tarleton State University
Texas A & M University - Central Texas
Texas A & M University - Corpus Christi
Texas A & M University - Texarkana
Texas Southern University
Texas Woman’s University
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
University of St. Thomas
University of Texas - Tyler
To start a local unit on your campus, call
ATPE Member Services at (800)777-ATPE or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.