Posted On: August 24, 2020
ATPE Member Brings Thermal Imaging Technology to District
With the threat of COVID-19 changing the course of the 2020-21 school year, districts are seeking new ways to keep students and staff safe. ATPE member Ty Morrow spearheaded an effort to bring thermal imaging technology to his home district.
Posted On: August 21, 2020
Facilitating Remote Learning: Resources from UT Austin
The OnRamps Distance Learning Catalog, a signature initiative of the University of Texas at Austin, has partnered with the Texas Education Agency to offer five of its modules to teachers for free.
Posted On: August 20, 2020
How to Get Ready for the New School Year
Educators, parents, and students face an unusual semester as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to interrupt normal classroom instruction. How can you prepare for whatever lies ahead?
Posted On: August 19, 2020
If You Don’t Feel Safe Returning to Campus, What Rights & Options Do You Have?
In this webcast from the ATPE Member Legal Services Department, we discuss accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, paid and unpaid leave options, and more.
Posted On: August 18, 2020
From TeachtheVote.org: Teachers and Suffrage: Remembering the 19th Amendment a Century Later
August 18, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification. ATPE Lobbyist Andrea Chevalier discusses the contributions of teachers in securing the right to vote.
Posted On: August 18, 2020
Latest Edition of ATPE News Magazine Now Online
The Fall 2020 issue of our award-winning magazine is now available online. In this issue: Explore our Portrait of a Pandemic feature, learn what Texas civics education stakeholders are working on, and read our special Members Speak column about the trauma of racial injustice and its effects on students.
Posted On: August 17, 2020
Safety with Cleaning Chemicals
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a shortage of personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies. Although there are safe do-it-yourself measures you can take when cleaning products are in short supply, mixing common household chemicals can prove hazardous.
Posted On: August 14, 2020
Win up to $3,000 to Pay Your Student Loans!
One lucky first-year teacher will win up to $3,000 to pay off their student loans.
Posted On: August 13, 2020
Ideas for Learning Students' Names and Building a Community
Remote learning during spring 2020 presented a variety of challenges, and with fall 2020 expected to start online for many Texas educators, student connection is key. Here are some ideas to start establishing a community in your classroom.
Posted On: August 12, 2020
ATPE Recommends COVID-19 Staff Policies to Superintendents
ATPE continues to advocate at every opportunity for the health and safety of Texas students and educators and the preservation of the most stable learning environment possible during the pandemic.
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