Posted On: April 20, 2015
Guest Post: Why ATPE Is the Best Professional Organization for Teachers
As I reflect on my 29 years as an educator, there are certain things I make a point of sharing with new teachers. One of those things is why all teachers should join a professional organization, and why it should be ATPE.
Posted On: April 15, 2015
Save Texas Schools This Week
If you want to show your support for Texas public schools, visit the State Capitol this Saturday, April 18, for the Save Texas Schools rally.
Posted On: April 13, 2015
Classroom Costs Can Mean Tax Savings
The approach of April 15 can be stressful for Texas educators. At an already busy time of year, putting the time and effort into figuring out complicated tax forms and deductions can require a lot of work.
Posted On: April 10, 2015
Working With English Language Learners
As ATPE News recently reported, there are more than 800,000 English language learners in Texas schools. Helping these students navigate a new language while they maintain a connection to their native culture can be both a challenge and a joy.
Posted On: April 02, 2015
Guest Post: Why I Attend Summit
ATPE member Stephanie Stoebe attended her first summit in 2012 and was immediately hooked on the experience. Read her comments on what keeps her coming back.
Posted On: April 01, 2015
Support the PAC's Peak Challenge
The 2015 PAC's Peak Challenge is underway with a goal of raising $21,000 by May 1. This annual fundraising drive for ATPE-PAC is essential to ensuring that the voices of Texas educators are heard at the legislature.
Posted On: March 26, 2015
Read the Newest Edition of ATPE News
The Spring edition of our award-winning magazine is online now
Posted On: March 23, 2015
Guest Post: Organizing Your Desk
Remember that episode of “I Love Lucy” where Lucy and Ethel get a job processing chocolates? Remember how, at the beginning, they did really well but eventually they stopped doing so well? Remember how the chocolates come hurtling out of the machine while Lucy and Ethel scramble around to effectively, yet carefully, place them back on the conveyer belt?
Posted On: March 16, 2015
Make Plans to Attend the 2015 ATPE Summit!
It's time to start planning your trip to the 2015 ATPE Summit, July 7-10 at the Austin Convention Center. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to lead, learn, and connect with your peers from across the state!
Posted On: March 13, 2015
Nominations for State Office Are Due March 15
State Officer Nomination forms must be received in the ATPE state office no later than March 15, 2015.
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