Posted On: October 25, 2016
Preparing Students for Life After Graduation
Preparing students for post-graduation success is every educator’s goal. Irving ISD Career and Technical Education Coordinator Gary Schepf shares his experience with college and career readiness and discusses how educators can equip students for job searching in our ever-evolving society.
Posted On: October 20, 2016
Q&A with IT’S TIME TEXAS
ATPE talked to Sara Jefferson, the school program manager at IT’S TIME TEXAS, about how exercise and nutrition affect kids in the classroom and how educators can help their students make healthy choices.
Posted On: October 18, 2016
Have You Met ATPE’s Regional Representatives?
Did you know ATPE has seven dedicated regional representatives who work for our members in their local communities across the state of Texas? Learn more about your regional representatives and how they serve you.
Posted On: October 13, 2016
Navigating the T-TESS, Part 2
Need help navigating Texas’s new teacher appraisal system? ATPE is here to help! We are happy to present this series of practical tips to help you prepare for the T-TESS.
Posted On: October 07, 2016
Discussing Politics in Class
As our political system grows ever more divisive, it has become increasingly important to encourage civic mindedness and thoughtful reflection in our students. US government teacher Kim Grosenbacher shares her tips for keeping classroom political conversations civil and improving students’ critical thinking skills.
Posted On: October 06, 2016
Spread the Word about ATPE and You Could Win $1,000
You could win $1,000 for recruiting the most new members!
Posted On: October 04, 2016
Why I Became an Educator
ATPE member Cierra Griffin reflects on her path to teaching.
Posted On: September 29, 2016
ATPE Staff Spotlight
ATPE is proud to bring you this series of posts from our staff members. Today’s post features our receptionist, Mary Rivera.
Posted On: September 27, 2016
Engaging Student Voters
An election year is a great time to teach students about the political process! US government teacher Kim Grosenbacher shares five tips for engaging students during an election season and encouraging them to vote.
Posted On: September 21, 2016
Texas Educator Discounts
Texas educators work hard and deserve a good deal! We did some research to find out what stores in Texas offer educator discounts, and our collected list is below. Happy shopping!
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