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Using Twitter to Stay Informed

Social media is how most of us keep in touch with each other and the world around us. Read a quick refresher on one of the most popular—and surprisingly impactful—social media platforms out there today: Twitter.

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Got Questions about ATPE? We’ve Got Answers!

Join ATPE State President Byron Hildebrand for his quarterly conference call to answer members' questions.

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ATPE Lobbyists Know How to Speak to Lawmakers

As a public school educator, you are often asked to do so much with so little, and it can be overwhelming to keep up with education news and politics on top of that. But that’s where ATPE’s advocacy efforts come in. As a member of ATPE, you’re never an idle spectator because our lobbyists are always in the game.

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Thank You to Our 2017-18 ATPE Political Action Committee Honorees

Thank you to all of our 2017-18 Political Action Committee honorees for all you do to help ATPE fight for quality educational standards and protect your professional interests.

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Win $500 toward a Classroom Makeover

Two student teacher members who renew as first-time professional members and one returning professional member will win $500 toward a classroom makeover.

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Rep for the Best

Rep for the best by becoming a campus representative for ATPE. We’ve got everything you need to know about this volunteer leader role in our latest blog post.

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How to Learn Students’ Names Quickly

Knowing each other’s names sends a signal of respect and value, and it also helps establish community. Here’s some tips on how to quickly learn your students’ names.

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ATPE Urges Caution in Interpreting Results of A-F Rating System

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) issued the first round of A-F letter-grade ratings to Texas public school districts on August 15.

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Texas Cultural Trust Spotlights Artistic Excellence

A number of nonprofit organizations, including ATPE, are partnering with the Texas Cultural Trust in one of their other core initiatives, the Art Can initiative, to help improve Texas public schools.

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ATPE Builds Connections for First-Year Teacher

Your first year as a teacher is a challenging but exciting time, and ATPE is here to make the road as smooth as possible.

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