The 2019-20 ATPE Award Season Is Approaching!

Did you know ATPE has its own award season? That’s right! Every year, ATPE recognizes outstanding Texas educators, ATPE leaders, and friends of Texas public schools.

Recognize a colleague who changes lives and inspires excellence by nominating them for an ATPE Educator of the Year Award. Highlight the work of your local unit by applying for Local Unit of the Year, or nominate outstanding ATPE volunteers for the Campus Representative of the Year Award. See below for more details and deadlines.

Charles Pickitt Educator of the Year Awards
The Charles Pickitt Educator of the Year Awards are presented in five categories: Administrator, Associate, Elementary Teacher, Secondary Teacher, and Special Services Educator. Recipients each receive $5,000. January 1, 2020, is the nomination deadline, and nominees must submit completed applications by February 1, 2020. Self-nominations are not accepted. Find more information and a nomination form at atpe.org/Member-Benefits/Awards-Grants/Educator-of-the-Year.

Floyd Trimble Local Unit of the Year Awards
The Floyd Trimble Local Unit of the Year Awards honor exceptional local units in five categories:
  • Local units with 1–200 members
  • Local units with 201–500 members
  • Local units with 501–1,000 members
  • Local units with 1,001+ members
  • University local units
Each winning local unit will receive a check for $1,000. February 1, 2020, is the application/nomination deadline for the Local Unit of the Year Awards. Self-nominations are allowed. Find more information and an application/nomination form at atpe.org/Member-Benefits/Awards-Grants/Local-Unit-of-the-Year.

Doug Rogers Campus Representative of the Year Awards
The Doug Rogers Campus Representative of the Year Awards recognize volunteers in four categories:
  • Local units with 1–200 members
  • Local units with 201–500 members
  • Local units with 501–1,000 members
  • Local units with 1,001+ members
Local units may nominate one or more campus representatives. Each winner will receive $1,000, and their local units will each receive $250 for future local unit activities. February 1, 2020, is the nomination deadline for the Campus Representative of the Year Awards. Self-nominations are not accepted. Find more information and a nomination form at atpe.org/Member-Benefits/Awards-Grants/Campus-Rep-of-Year.

Learn more at atpe.org/Member-Benefits/Awards-Grants.


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