December 2022

ATPE Statement on Special Education Funding Commission’s Legislative Recommendations

Date Posted: 12/16/2022

State’s Largest Educator Association Reiterates Opposition to Vouchers in Any Form & Reminds Lawmakers of the Protections Provided to Students with Special Needs in a Public Education Setting.

ATPE joins congressional leaders at Washington press conference on Social Security reform

Date Posted: 12/14/2022

ATPE State President Stacey Ward joined representatives of the Texas Retired Teachers Association and Mass Retirees Association at a press conference Wednesday morning in Washington, D.C., to urge Congress to pass Social Security reform legislation by the end of the year.

Register for The PAC's Peak Ski Lodge: An ATPE-PAC Fundraiser

Date Posted: 12/14/2022

We have a jam-packed agenda in store for ATPE at the Capitol, and you won’t want to miss the highlight of the first night—the PAC’s Peak Ski Lodge!

Free Access to the Ballet San Antonio’s Performance of The Nutcracker

Date Posted: 12/12/2022

Through funding from H-E-B, all Texas students can enjoy the film version for free through Dec. 31.

Spotlight Series: 2021-22 ATPE Doug Rogers Campus Rep of the Year Clarice Cross

Date Posted: 12/12/2022

In the third part of our series, we spotlight our very own Clarice Cross, winner in the category for local units/ISDs with 1,001+ members.

Media Advisory: Public Servants to Visit Capitol Dec. 14 to Exhort Congress to Act on Social Security WEP Reform Before Congress Ends

Date Posted: 12/08/2022

Leadership change, retirement of ranking member Brady mean the clock is ticking on potential for bipartisan change

The ATPE Podcast: Appropriate Student-Teacher Relationships

Date Posted: 12/05/2022

In this episode, ATPE Staff Attorney Sylvia Martinez-Haley breaks down legal concerns over student-teacher relationships and provides tips for maintaining healthy, professional boundaries.

Spotlight Series: 2021-22 Local Unit of the Year: Nacogdoches ATPE

Date Posted: 12/02/2022

In the second installment of this series, we spotlight Nacogdoches ATPE, winner of the local units with 201-500 members category.