August 2022

ICYMI: An Update on Student Loan Forgiveness

Date Posted: 8/31/2022

There are many questions circulating about the recent student debt cancellation announcement. Here is what you need to know.

PAEMST Nomination/Application Window Now Open

Date Posted: 8/30/2022

The 2022-23 nomination and application window for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program is now open.

Learn more about the STAAR redesign

Date Posted: 8/25/2022

Explore TEA resources related to the rollout of new assessments this school year.

Educators Save on Texas Tribune Festival Registration

Date Posted: 8/24/2022

TribFest features more than 100 events and speakers discussing the current political and educational landscape—right in the heart of Austin.

Learn the Qualifications for Student Loan Forgiveness

Date Posted: 8/23/2022

Borrowers looking for loan forgiveness can attend a webinar on the limited-time waiver for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

Fall 2022 ATPE News is Now Online

Date Posted: 8/22/2022

In this issue, we explore the impact of trauma in our schools and highlight programs around Texas that continue to inspire us.

Learn More About the because I said I would High School Chapter Program

Date Posted: 8/22/2022

The because I said I would program provides meaningful and interactive workshops that engage high school students throughout the year.

ATPE-PAC honorees pool their resources to stand up for public education

Date Posted: 8/19/2022

Meet the donors who have propelled the ATPE Political Action Committee to new heights.

What to Know About the End of COVID-19 Student Loan Pause

Date Posted: 8/18/2022

The pause on student loans ends Aug. 31. Here is everything to know about what that means.

Vote for ATPE’s SXSW EDU Session Proposal by Aug. 21!

Date Posted: 8/18/2022

Cast your vote for our session—“Politics, the Public, and the Public Educator”—to be on the agenda for SXSW EDU 2023.

Announcing the 2021-22 ATPE Educators of the Year and Alafair Hammett and Judy Coyle award recipients

Date Posted: 8/17/2022

ATPE celebrated the efforts of outstanding educators and education journalists during the recent ATPE Summit.

Highlights of the 2022 ATPE House of Delegates Meeting

Date Posted: 8/16/2022

During the HOD, delegates elected the 2022-23 ATPE state officers and approved the latest version of the ATPE Legislative Program.

A-F accountability ratings are cause for pride in our Texas public school community

Date Posted: 8/15/2022

ATPE Executive Director Shannon Holmes offers the following statement on the 2022 A-F accountability ratings.

Congratulations to our 2021-22 volunteer award recipients!

Date Posted: 8/15/2022

Meet the recipients of ATPE’s 2021-22 Local Unit of the Year and Campus Representative of the Year awards.

Download the It’s Time Texas Burnout Toolkit for Educators

Date Posted: 8/10/2022

As you gear up for another school year, learn about the differences between stress and burnout and realistic strategies you can use to prevent burnout.

Your Guide to Success as a New Texas Public Educator

Date Posted: 8/09/2022

Educator Essentials is the perfect free guide for any beginning teachers in Texas.

Take Advantage of Tax-Free Weekend for Back-to-School Supplies

Date Posted: 8/04/2022

Tax-free weekend in Texas runs from Friday, Aug. 5, through midnight Sunday, Aug. 7. This is the perfect time to pick up back-to-school items tax-free.

Help Raise Awareness on National Support Public Education Day

Date Posted: 7/29/2022

Public education deserves our support, so join us in raising awareness on National Support Public Education Day.