New CPE Courses Available on ATPE’s Professional Learning Portal

Keeping up with your teaching certification is just as important as ever. ATPE’s Professional Learning (PL) Portal is an amazing member resource for earning continuing professional education credits—and we’ve just added eight more videos!

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ATPE Statement on State Allocation of $420M Reimbursement for Remote Instruction

On November 18, Governor Greg Abbott announced the state will allocate $420 million in federal CARES Act funds to reimburse school districts for expenses incurred because of remote instruction. Read ATPE's response.

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Check Out ATPE’s Parent-Teacher Toolkit

As COVID-19 continues to impact public education, ATPE has developed a toolkit to help parents and teachers better collaborate during periods of virtual learning and instructional disruptions.

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Meet Another President of a 2019-20 ATPE Local Unit of the Year

Lumberton ATPE won the Local Unit of the Year Award for Local Units with 1–200 Members, and 2019-20 President Susan Letourneau spoke to ATPE about how Lumberton ATPE members are reaching out to one another during the pandemic.

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Texas Educators Find Themselves in an “Impossible Situation,” Worried about Health and Increasing Workloads—and Lacking Trust in State Officials’ Response

State’s largest educator association releases results and analysis of COVID-19 impact surveys.

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From TeachtheVote.org: A Bill to Eliminate TRS Healthcare Plans: Crazy Genius or Just Plain Crazy?

Texas State Rep. Ken King has filed a bill to phase out TRS healthcare plans for active and retired Texas educators. ATPE Senior Lobbyist Monty Exter breaks down the proposed bill.

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ATPE Stands by You

Texas educators are rising to meet unprecedented challenges. As you serve your students, ATPE stands by you each and every day, ready to support you with affordable and high-quality legal resources so you can have peace of mind. 

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It’s Time for The Lee Report

Join ATPE State President Jimmy Lee November 19 for the second edition of The Lee Report—where you’ll learn about the latest Texas education happenings and how ATPE is advocating on your behalf.

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Why One ATPE Member Turned His Garage into a Classroom

Virtual instruction shifted the education sphere quite a bit this school year. As educators grappled with how to reach students and keep them engaged, ATPE member Joe Zambrano decided to kick it up a notch by turning his garage into a classroom.

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From TeachtheVote.org: ATPE Again Urges State Officials to Waive Student Testing Requirements During COVID-19

ATPE sent a letter to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott November 11 seeking relief for Texas public schools as they face rigid testing and accountability requirements while still dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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