Posted On: April 25, 2017
Six Creative Ways Administrators Can Thank Teachers
Administrators, what do you do usually to thank your staff during Teacher Appreciation Week? Breakfasts? Candy? Gift cards? Dress-down days? Looking for some new ideas? Here are six outside-the-box ways to let your staff know how important they are to you.
Posted On: April 20, 2017
Read a Good Book AND Earn CPE Hours!
Looking for a fun new way to earn continuing professional education (CPE) hours from your own home? Try the ATPE Book Circle, an online professional learning community for ATPE members.
Posted On: April 18, 2017
ATPE Membership Is Now Open
Join or renew your ATPE membership for the 2017-18 school year NOW, and you’ll be covered the moment school starts.
Posted On: April 13, 2017
No Rest for the Weary
Because we are in a service profession, we need to have times when we say no to others so that we can say yes to ourselves.
Posted On: April 11, 2017
15 Tried and True Earth Day Activities for Educators
Many schools and classrooms alike celebrate Earth and recognize our impact on our planet year round by having students participate in recycling teams or planting school gardens. To celebrate this year, here are a few of my favorite Earth Day classroom activities.
Posted On: April 06, 2017
Six Exciting Education Tools from SXSWedu
Technology is becoming increasingly prevalent in the classroom, but unfortunately, educators don’t always have time to research the latest education trends. Don’t worry—your association is here for you! Check out this list of six exciting education tools we saw at SXSWedu.
Posted On: April 03, 2017
Q&A with Megan Marcus of FuelEd
ATPE talks to Megan Marcus, the founder and CEO of FuelEd, a nonprofit that helps educators develop their social emotional skills. Marcus discusses how students’ emotions impact their learning and what teachers can do to improve their relationships with students and help their classrooms run more smoothly.
Posted On: March 30, 2017
Meet Your ATPE State Officers: Byron Hildebrand (State Secretary, Region 20)
ATPE is proud to bring you this series of posts from your board members. This month’s post is from ATPE State Secretary Byron Hildebrand.
Posted On: March 28, 2017
Texas Teacher Loan Forgiveness Resources
Every teacher knows that a good education isn’t always cheap. If you’re battling student debt, check out these loan forgiveness resources for Texas educators.
Posted On: March 23, 2017
Vouchers Are a Solution in Search of a Problem
Research shows unequivocally that vouchers don’t just fail to make student achievement better; they actually make student achievement demonstrably worse. Vouchers aren’t the civil rights movement of our time; they’re the civil wrongs movement of our time, hurting the children they pretend to help.
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