Posted On: July 31, 2020
ATPE: Statement from Top State Officials on School Reopening Does Not Help Texas Educators, Students, or Parents
State’s largest educator association responds to Gov. Greg Abbott and others’ July 31 joint statement.
Posted On: July 30, 2020
From TeachtheVote.org: Help Spread the Word about the 2020 Census
The 2020 Census is well underway, but at a smidge over 56%, Texas still has a long way to go in its response rate. Using the resources compiled by Texas Counts, here’s what educators and community stakeholders should consider as they help to get out the count in their communities.
Posted On: July 29, 2020
From TeachtheVote.org: Schools Receive Updated TEA Guidance on Closures, Reflecting New Advice from Attorney General
Texas public schools got another round of advice from multiple state officials on when they should resume on-campus instruction. What they didn't get are clear, unbiased decision-making criteria.
Posted On: July 28, 2020
ATPE Statement on July 28 Texas Education Agency Guidance and AG Guidance
ATPE weighs in on updated TEA guidance, Attorney General's opinion: We need leadership and criteria for reopening campuses, not a political competition between state and local officials
Posted On: July 28, 2020
Meet ATPE’s 2020-21 State Officers
ATPE members gathered online July 9 during the virtual ATPE Summit to elect a new slate of officers for the coming membership year.
Posted On: July 27, 2020
Your Rights and COVID-19: An ATPE Member Legal Services Webinar
This is a confusing and stressful time for educators. That’s why the ATPE Member Legal Services Department is hosting a webinar July 30 to answer educators’ most common questions.
Posted On: July 23, 2020
PAC Award Deadline Approaching
The 2019-20 ATPE-PAC award year ends soon! Have you checked your PAC donations for the current award year?
Posted On: July 21, 2020
ATPE Announces 2020 Charles Pickitt Educator of the Year Award Winners
ATPE, Texas’ largest educators’ association, honors educators from across the state at its inaugural virtual Summit.
Posted On: July 17, 2020
From TeachtheVote.org: BREAKING: TEA Issues New Reopening Guidance; ATPE Deems it Insufficient to Ensure Safety
The updated guidance continues to miss the mark by imposing arbitrary time limits not tied to any statewide, medically determined standard reflecting the actual risk of viral spread.
Posted On: July 16, 2020
Finding the Best Fit: A Breakdown of ATPE’s Membership Categories
If your employment status is changing for the upcoming 2020-21 school year, you need to make sure to renew your ATPE membership in the correct category. Here’s is a breakdown of our membership categories.
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