Association of Texas Professional Educators

The ATPE Summit

The ATPE Summit will take place July 9–11, 2014, at the Austin Convention Center. During the summit, ATPE members will have the opportunity to participate in association governance, elect state officers, participate in exciting leadership training and much more.

Event Calendar

The following is a schedule of education meetings, conferences, and events in the state of Texas. For additional information on ATPE region meetings and events, see the region website for contact information. For additional information on other events contact the agency responsible.

March 2014 - Texas History Month
1 Region 9 Convention (TBD); Region 12 Convention (Killeen); Region 17 meeting (Lubbock)
3 Entry deadline for the Ben Shilcutt Plus Club, Educator of the Year, Local Unit of the Year, Campus Representative of the Year, and the Sam Houston Award for Political Involvement
3-7 Texas Public Schools Week
5 Ash Wednesday
6 ATPE PLAN webinar: Being Good to You: A Self-Care Guide for Educators
9 Daylight saving time begins
15 State officer nominations and proposed bylaws amendments and resolutions due in state office
17 St. Patrickís Day
19 TCEA webinar: Googleís Got You Covered (free for ATPE members)
20 Integrating Technology in the Classroom webinar
Spring Begins
April 2014 - School Library Media Month
3 Webinar: Working with Children from Varying Socioeconomic Backgrounds
13 Palm Sunday
13-19 National Library Week
15 Passover begins
16 TCEA webinar: Tech Trends
18 Good Friday
20 Easter
23 Administrative Professionals Day
25 ATPE Political Action Committee meets
26 ATPE Bylaws, Legislative, Public Information and Resolutions committees meet
May 2014
1 ATPE-PAC donation deadline for William B. Travis and Stephen F. Austin honors and the Davy Crockett Fundraising Challenge
5 Cinco de Mayo
5-9 Teacher Appreciation Week
7 National School Nurse Day
TCEA webinar: End of Year Resources and Ideas
11 Motherís Day
14 Texas Public School Paraprofessional Day
16-17 ATPE BOD meeting
21 TCEA webinar: iOS Apps for Tots
26 Memorial Day (state office closed)
June 2014
2 Entry deadline for ATPE Newsletter Award and Fred Wiesner Educational Excellence and Barbara Jordan Memorial Scholarships
12 Webinar: Reflecting and Planning for Next Year: What Worked and What Didn't This Year?
14 Flag Day
15 Fatherís Day
21 Summer begins
28 First of Ramadan
July 2014
4 Independence Day (state office closed)
9 ATPE Educator of the Year, Leader of the Year and Scholarship committees meet
9-11 The ATPE Summit
28 Eid al-Fitr
31 2013-14 membership year and professional liability insurance policy expire*

*THE EDUCATORS PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY IS UNDERWRITTEN BY NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE CO. OF PITTSBURGH, PA. ALL COVERAGE IS SUBJECT TO THE EXPRESS TERMS OF THE MASTER INSURANCE POLICY ISSUED TO ATPE AND KEPT ON FILE AT THE ATPE STATE OFFICE. Coverage applies to an insured’s activities within his/her professional capacity and does not apply to activities that predate the coverage period. View a detailed summary. Eligibility for ATPE membership benefits is contingent upon ATPE’s receipt of the entire annual membership dues amount for your appropriate membership category. A disruption in payments to an authorized payment plan may result in discontinuation of such benefits, including cancellation of insurance coverage for the entire membership year retroactive to Aug. 1 or your membership date. ATPE reserves the right to determine the appropriate membership category. The ATPE membership year is from Aug. 1 to July 31.

**The insured member services and staff attorneys’ assistance are offered through separate programs.