Region 8


Thank you for being a part of ATPE, the largest educator organization in the nation. Our region is one of 20 across the state. Region 8 ATPE serves educators in 47 school districts in 11 counties in Northeast Texas. Many of these school districts have active ATPE local units. 

On this page you’ll find the contact information for our local and regional officers, as well as a calendar that will include our meeting notices. If you have any questions, please contact Joseph Cruz at


The new Region 8 Director is Shelia Slider. Shelia was elected on October 19, 2018 and will serve until July 31, 2019. Under Shelia's direction we hope to see the Region do great things. Let's all give Shelia our heartfelt congratulations.

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Forms and Documents

Region Officers

Click on the president's name to send him or her an email.

Name Office Campus
Shelia Slider Region Director Stone Middle
Jerrica Liggins Region President Paris ISD
P Anthony Williams Region Vice President Chapel Hill High
Yesica Munguia Region Secretary Paris ISD
Deena White Region Treasurer Chisum Middle

ATPE Local Units in Region 8

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

Name Local Unit Campus
P Anthony Williams Chapel Hill (8) ATPE Chapel Hill High
Patricia Weiberg Chisum ATPE Chisum Elementary
Melinda Sanders Clarksville ATPE Clarksville Middle High
Cortney Anderson Cooper Bulldogs ATPE Cooper Elementary
Ginger Williams Detroit ATPE Detroit Elementary
Christel Stokely Jefferson ATPE Jefferson Jr High
Stephanie Wright Mount Vernon ATPE Mount Vernon Elementary
Shelia Slider North Lamar ATPE Stone Middle
Jerrica Liggins Paris ATPE Paris ISD
Kristine Koder Pittsburg ATPE Pittsburg Jr High
Emily Martin Prairiland ATPE Prairiland High #2
Connie Phosay Rivercrest ATPE Rivercrest Elementary


Region President

Paris ISD