Posted On: June 10, 2020
ATPE Summit Registration Now Open to All ATPE Members
All members are invited to our first-ever virtual ATPE Summit. Registration is free to all ATPE members, and attendees can earn up to 10 hours of CPE!
Posted On: June 09, 2020
Texas Congressman Discusses WEP Reform Efforts in Recent Interview
Reforming the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP), which reduces Social Security benefits for some educators, has long been an ATPE priority. U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-The Woodlands) recently spoke with the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) about his work on this issue.
Posted On: June 09, 2020
Newest Edition of ATPE News Now Online
The Summer 2020 edition of our award-winning magazine is now available online. In this issue: Read how Texas educators connected with students during the pandemic; learn about the organization Girls Who Code; and join us as we celebrate ATPE’s 40th anniversary.
Posted On: June 08, 2020
ATPE Leaders! One Day Left to Register as a Delegate for the 2020 ATPE Summit!
Tuesday, June 9, is the deadline to register as a voting delegate for the virtual 2020 ATPE Summit.
Posted On: June 05, 2020
From TeachtheVote.org: Virtual Charter School Students Experienced Learning Loss, Study Shows
ATPE Lobbyist Andrea Chevalier looks at research on the impact of virtual schooling on student achievement. (Hint: It falls short compared to traditional instruction.)
Posted On: June 04, 2020
ICYMI: ATPE Governmental Relations Director Writes Op-ed in Dallas Morning News
Year-round school is not a simple fix to the complex education problems COVID-19 has created. ATPE Governmental Relations Director Jennifer Mitchell explains why in recent Dallas Morning News
Posted On: June 02, 2020
Now on the ATPE Professional Learning Portal: Nurturing the Nurturers
Did you miss It’s Time Texas’ webinar, Nurturing the Nurturers, on May 7? Fear not, because ATPE members can now access the session on the Professional Learning Portal.
Posted On: May 28, 2020
A Q&A with ATPE’s 2019 Secondary Educator of the Year
2019 Secondary Educator of the Year Katrina King shares how her experiences in nursing motivated her to become an educator and her advice for those just entering the profession.
Posted On: May 27, 2020
ATPE Summit Registration Now Open for Voting Delegates
Registration for voting delegates is now open for the first-ever virtual ATPE Summit.
Posted On: May 26, 2020
Fighting for Students and Educators: PAC’s Peak Challenge Relaunch
Lawmakers made school finance their No. 1 priority in the 2019 session. We stand to lose ground unless ATPE members work together to ensure the lawmakers elected in November will remain focused on the needs of public education, especially in light of the new challenges we face because of COVID-19.”
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