March 2015

Read the Newest Edition of ATPE News

Date Posted: 3/25/2015

The Spring edition of our award-winning magazine is online now.

Guest Post: Organizing Your Desk

Date Posted: 3/22/2015

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 conveyor belt?

Guest Post: Reflections on Lobby Day

Date Posted: 3/03/2015

My phone rang as I walked from my classroom to the portable on Friday afternoon. “Teri, have you heard the weather report?” It was one of our local unit officers. “I just don’t think I can go to Lobby Day. It sounds like the weather is going to be bad. I can’t afford to miss another day if we get stuck in Austin.”

Statement Regarding Dan Patrick’s Press Conference

Date Posted: 3/03/2015

The following is a statement from the ATPE Governmental Relations Director Brock Gregg regarding Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and State Sen. Larry Taylor’s press conference March 3.

ATPE's Lobbyists Advocate for You

Date Posted: 3/01/2015

ATPE's team of lobbyists are hard at work supporting pro-education legislation at the Texas State Capitol. Here's a look at what they are trying to do for our members this year ...