Membership Details

Professional and Associate membership is open to persons employed in Texas by a public school district, institution of higher education, Regional Education Service Center, the State Board for Educator Certification or the Texas Education Agency. You must join in the appropriate insured category in order to qualify for coverage. ATPE reserves the right to determine eligibility for the appropriate membership category. Commissioned peace officers are eligible for Public membership only.

Membership Type

Annual Dues

Insured / Uninsured

Professional $175 Annual Dues Insured
First-time Professional $110 Annual Dues Insured
Associate $90 Annual Dues Insured
Administrator $225 Annual Dues Insured
Student Teacher Free Insured
Retired $10 Annual Dues Uninsured
College Student Free Uninsured
Public $35 Annual Dues Uninsured

Membership types with positions

Membership Type Positions included
Professional and First-time Professional
Athletic Director/Coordinator
Athletic Trainer
At-Risk Coordinator
Band/Choral Director
Curriculum Director
Dean of Instruction
Department Head/Chair
Instructional Officer
Intern Teacher
IT Director/Coordinator
Nurse (RN)
Parent/Community Coordinator
Principal/Asst. Prin.
Regional Service Center Staff
School Psychologist/Associate
Social Worker
Superintendent/Asst. Supt.
University Professor
Visiting Teacher
Associate Member
Aide to position in Professional Category
Alternative Center Aide
Bus Driver
Cafeteria Worker
Computer Programmer/Entry
Custodial Worker
Deaf Interpreter
Educational Aide/Technician
Maintenance Worker
Nurse (LVN)
Regional Service Center Aide
Security Guard (Unarmed)
Substitute Teacher


Superintendent/Asst. Superintendent
Teacher Trainee Student Teacher in Texas                 
Retired Retired Former School Employee 
College Student Non-teaching College Student                 
Public Friend of Public Education 
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