Posted On: September 05, 2017
Planting the Seeds of Health in Your Students
ATPE member Terri Pitts shares the story of how her school implemented a “healthy school” program that brought the entire community together.
Posted On: August 31, 2017
Build More Efficiency Into Your Classroom
The start of a new year is a great time to build more efficiency into your classroom.
Posted On: August 30, 2017
Thank You to Our 2016-17 ATPE Political Action Committee Honorees
ATPE thanks all of our 2016-17 Political Action Committee honorees. These members’ donations to ATPE-PAC help us financially support lawmakers who support public education
Posted On: August 29, 2017
Hurricane Harvey Relief for Texas Educators
We’ve all been watching the heartbreaking news unfold in communities from Rockport to Houston. Many ATPE members have been personally affected by the storms. Others have contacted the state office to asking how you can best help your fellow educators in need. ATPE members have such generous spirits.
Posted On: August 24, 2017
Let ATPE Help You Stock Up on School Supplies
Replenish your school supplies with the help of ATPE’s membership discounts.
Posted On: August 23, 2017
A Guide to Your First Classroom
So, you’re a first-time Texas teacher and school has begun. Cue the butterflies in your stomach. To ease the anxiety, ATPE has put together a guide to help you stay the course.
Posted On: August 22, 2017
Interviewing with Heart
ATPE member Sarah McCaslin recounts the interview that led her to her first teaching position this year.
Posted On: August 17, 2017
What Texas Educators Need to Know about Reassignments
Is there anything you can do if you feel you’ve been unfairly reassigned? Maybe. While the general rule is that reassignments are permitted, it is also true that individual circumstances sometimes create an exception.
Posted On: August 16, 2017
Anti-Educator Bills Rejected in Special Session
The special session has come to a close, and ATPE is thrilled to announce that we made it through with no vouchers and no loss of payroll deduction!
Posted On: August 15, 2017
Special Play Area Helps Children of All Ability Levels
ATPE talks to Little Cypress Intermediate school nurse Kelly Meadows about Stay and Play, her school’s playground for special need students. The playground allows students of all ability levels to play together.
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