State’s Largest Educator Association Proposes Plan with Criteria for Reopening Schools Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

A science-driven approach based on local health conditions will keep students, educators safe.

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Election Day is Here!

Cast your vote in the primary runoffs and the Texas Senate District 14 special election.

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State’s Largest Educator Association Urges Texas to Delay In-Classroom Instruction, Waive 2020-21 STAAR Requirements

ATPE members adopt official policy statements regarding COVID-19 during annual conference.

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Early Voting Ends July 10

Don't miss your chance to vote early!

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ATPE Statement on TEA’s Final Public Health Guidance

State’s largest educator association frustrated by TEA plan: “Too many questions are left unanswered by TEA’s guidelines.”

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From TeachtheVote.org: BREAKING: TEA Posts Updated Public Health Guidance for School Reopening

The Texas Education Agency has released updated public health guidance for Texas schools for the start of 2020-21 school year. While ATPE is still analyzing the guidance, there are a few items of note.

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Why I Give to ATPE-PAC

Longtime ATPE-PAC donor Twila Figueroa shares why she’s continued to support the PAC.

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ATPE Recommendations to the Texas Education Agency and School Districts Regarding District-Level COVID-19 Policies for the 2020-21 Instructional Year

ATPE strongly believes all students and educators have a right to a safe school environment and, as such, has released a list of recommendations to the Texas Education Agency and school districts regarding various measures to respond to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A Message from ATPE’s Executive Director

Prior to ATPE’s first-ever virtual summit July 6–10, Executive Director Shannon Holmes shares a message with ATPE members.

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From TeachtheVote.org: Voting in a Pandemic: One ATPE Lobbyist’s Experience

ATPE Lobbyist Andrea Chevalier shares her experience of what it was like to early vote during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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