April 2022

Use of COVID-19 relief funds to offset rising health insurance costs welcome news

Date Posted: 4/29/2022

State’s largest educator association thanks TRS and state leaders for this decision.

Research Opportunity for Middle School Reading Teachers

Date Posted: 4/28/2022

Here’s an opportunity to help a doctoral candidate with their research.

Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

Date Posted: 4/27/2022

ATPE Executive Director Shannon Holmes describes the significance of the administrative professionals’ role in Texas schools and explains why he believes they deserve recognition.

Should I stay or should I go?

Date Posted: 4/27/2022

Why educators should sign contracts for the next school year even if they are not sure they want to return.

Take this survey on broadband coverage to help students get access to high-speed internet

Date Posted: 4/26/2022

The Texas Broadband Development Office needs your input to develop a plan to help students and schools get access to high-speed internet.

Congratulations to ATPE’s 2022 award finalists!

Date Posted: 4/21/2022

Meet the finalists for the ATPE Educator of the Year, Campus Rep of the Year, and Local Unit of the Year awards.

Celebrating National Volunteer Month

Date Posted: 4/21/2022

April is National Volunteer Month, and we celebrate our ATPE members who go above and beyond—today and every day—to uplift their schools and communities.

Introducing Gen ATPE, a new program for members ages 30 and younger

Date Posted: 4/20/2022

Check out our first Gen ATPE webinar on the ATPE Professional Learning Portal.

Happy National Librarian Day!

Date Posted: 4/16/2022

Today, let’s honor the critical role played by all librarians and give a big thank you to all ATPE members who are school librarians!

Rejuvenate Your Classroom with Savings from Office Depot

Date Posted: 4/14/2022

(Member login required.) Whether you are organizing your classroom or just dealing with spring allergies, your ATPE membership has you covered with exclusive savings from Office Depot.

Registration is now open for the ATPE Summit

Date Posted: 4/13/2022

We’re back in person and focused on the future. Get the inside scoop, then contact your local unit or region president to attend!

Join Now and Pay Later—Become an ATPE Member Today!

Date Posted: 4/13/2022

ATPE membership is now open for the 2022-23 school year. Unlock your member benefits now and start paying dues in August!

The ATPE Podcast: Teacher Contract Timelines and Deadlines

Date Posted: 4/13/2022

Learn why it’s OK to go ahead and sign a contract for next year, even if you’re not sure you want to come back.

Make Your Voice Heard: Donate to the PAC’s Peak Challenge Today!

Date Posted: 4/12/2022

The 12th Annual PAC’s Peak Challenge is underway right now. This is your opportunity to maximize your impact on the Texas Legislature. Donate today—no donation is too small, and they add up fast!

Meet ATPE’s State Officer Candidates

Date Posted: 4/11/2022

The 2022-23 state officer candidates will deliver speeches outlining their skills, backgrounds, qualifications, and philosophies during the House of Delegates Meeting July 7.

Planning a Summer Vacation? Use the ATPE HotelPlanner Discount to Save Big!

Date Posted: 4/08/2022

ATPE member Susie Andrews describes her experience using the ATPE HotelPlanner discount and what makes it such an amazing member benefit.

Don’t Florida Our Texas, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick

Date Posted: 4/05/2022

Statement from ATPE Executive Director Shannon Holmes on Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s campaign proposal for Florida-style “parental rights” legislation.