STATE AND NATIONAL ADVOCACY

As Texas’ leading educators’ association, our advocacy efforts carry significant weight. ATPE takes your voice to the capitols in Austin and Washington, DC with the help of our experienced lobby team and the backing of our nonpartisan, member-supported political action committee, ATPE-PAC.

ATPE provides opportunities for you to get involved as a grassroots advocate for public education. Visit Advocacy Central to learn more about our legislative priorities, track the progress of education bills, and interact with elected officials. ATPE members can also register to attend ATPE at the Capitol, our lobby day event in March 2017.

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Advocacy Central

ATPE members, check out our newest tool for legislative advocacy. Read about the issues being debated by lawmakers, track bills, and contact your elected officials. (Member login required.)

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Social Security

Many educators in Texas have been misinformed or are unaware of Social Security laws that can affect their retirement. The following questions and answers present the facts about Texas educators and Social Security.

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ATPE at the Capitol

ATPE’s lobby day and political involvement training event has a new name. Join us in Austin, March 5-6, 2017. View complete details and register online via Advocacy Central. Registration closes Feb. 3, 2017. (Member login required.)

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