Region 11


Dear Fellow Region 11 ATPE Members,

Happy Valentine’s Day to you all! I hope this month brings you lots of love and joy with your friends, family, students, and co-workers.

February is an exciting month for ATPE! February 24-25, 2019 is ATPE at the Capitol in Austin. This is your chance to let your voice be heard. Each Region 11 local unit attending will receive $150 from the region. I cannot wait to see all those that registered on February 24th in Austin. If you didn’t register you can still attend. All you need to do is show up and register on-site.
Last month we announced the date for our Region 11 spring meeting; May 4, 2019. Our annual Spring Convention will be held at the beautiful new Aloft Hotel in Downtown Fort Worth. On-Site check in will begin at 9:30 AM and the meeting will be from 10:00-2:00 P.M. with a break for lunch. The cost is $10.00 per member to attend. Please follow the link to register for this event.    (Please check with your local unit president to see if they are covering the $10)

The theme for our Spring Meeting this year is “May the 4th be with you!” since it will be taking place on Stars Wars day! We are offering local units opportunities to sponsor certain items at the Spring Meeting such as table décor, desserts, beverages, signage, etc. If your local unit would like to participate in this wonderful sponsorship opportunity, please contact me at

Region 11 Educator of the Year competition: Click here for details.

Please follow the attached guidelines. Applying for Region Educator of the year DOES NOT automatically enter you for the state contest, please visit for state level guidelines.

Local unit officers, please note the new requirement from the state to add a dissolution clause to all local unit bylaws. Feel free to reach out to myself or Diane Pokluda if you need assistance with this. Since this is due by August 1, you will need to vote on this at your spring meeting.

Please also communicate your time and place for your local unit spring meetings, myself or another region officer would love to attend.

Happy Valentine’s Day,

Christopher Adams
Region 11 President

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Region Officers

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Name Office Campus
Teri Naya Region Director Mullendore Elementary
Christopher Adams Region President River Trails Elementary
Betty Plunkett Region Vice President Dodd Intermediate
Darla Purcell Region Secretary Harpool Middle
Steve Pokluda Region Treasurer Campus Unknown
Diane Pokluda Region Misc Office Campus Unknown

ATPE Local Units in Region 11

The local unit president is listed. Click on the president’s name to send him or her an email.

Name Local Unit Campus
Paula Smith Argyle ATPE Argyle High
Stephanie Hudson Arlington ATPE Arlington ISD - Hilldale Annex
Sarah Fullen Aubrey ATPE Brockett Elementary
Dee Parnell Azle ATPE Forte Jr High - N
Tiffany Gygi Birdville ATPE Hardeman Elementary
Eddie Hutchison Burleson ATPE Mound Elementary
Sharon Bell Cleburne ATPE Coleman Elementary
Crystal Hammill Crowley ATPE Poynter Elementary
Lori Wolf Denton ATPE Navo Middle
Shelly Couch Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ATPE Eagle Mountain Elementary
Luis Castillo Fort Worth ATPE Dunbar High
Suzan Watson Granbury ATPE Baccus Elementary
Kelley Walker Grapevine-Colleyville ATPE Bear Creek Elementary
Christopher Adams Hurst-Euless-Bedford ATPE River Trails Elementary
Cindy Loewe Joshua ATPE Elder Elementary
David Williams Keller ATPE Keller High
Betty Plunkett Krum ATPE Dodd Intermediate
Ann Hodges Lake Dallas ATPE Lake Dallas High
Peggy Jackson Lake Worth ATPE Collins Middle
Tara Linz Lewisville ATPE Griffin Middle
Kelle Gressett Mansfield ATPE Coble Middle
Zachary Greer Millsap ATPE Millsap High
Allison Vandever Sanger ATPE Tutt High
Brenda Burks Stephenville ATPE Stephenville High
Kelsie Minor Tarleton State University ATPE Tarleton State University
Laken Pak Texas Woman's University ATPE Texas Woman's University
Leah Greer Weatherford ATPE Tison Middle


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