Martin Luther King Jr. Day (ATPE state office closed)
Nomination Deadline: Educator of the Year Award
No other Texas educators’ association matches the protection offered by ATPE. Our Educators Professional Liability Insurance Policy includes up to $8 million in professional liability insurance, the broadest coverage available*, as well as extensive employment rights defense insurance.* Plus, ATPE employs more staff attorneys than any other Texas educators’ association.**
We are here to help. If you have job-related legal questions or concerns, browse this section for information on topics such as certification, evaluations, employment issues and more. Eligible members can ask for help by calling (800) 777-ATPE (2873) or using our simple private contact form.
The ATPE Protection Program consists of the Educators Professional Liability Insurance Policy and ATPE Member Legal Services.
Most employment concerns can be resolved informally. However, sometimes an informal attempt to resolve a problem is not enough to reach a solution that is acceptable to the employee.
Serious student discipline problems in Texas schools are subject to a detailed statutory process designed to maintain the safety and order of campuses and classrooms.