Posted On: April 10, 2015
Working With English Language Learners
As ATPE News recently reported, there are more than 800,000 English language learners in Texas schools. Helping these students navigate a new language while they maintain a connection to their native culture can be both a challenge and a joy.
Posted On: April 02, 2015
Guest Post: Why I Attend Summit
ATPE member Stephanie Stoebe attended her first summit in 2012 and was immediately hooked on the experience. Read her comments on what keeps her coming back.
Posted On: March 26, 2015
Read the Newest Edition of ATPE News
The Spring edition of our award-winning magazine is online now
Posted On: March 23, 2015
Guest Post: Organizing Your Desk
Remember that episode of “I Love Lucy” where Lucy and Ethel get a job processing chocolates? Remember how, at the beginning, they did really well but eventually they stopped doing so well? Remember how the chocolates come hurtling out of the machine while Lucy and Ethel scramble around to effectively, yet carefully, place them back on the conveyer belt?
Posted On: March 04, 2015
Guest Post: Reflections on Lobby Day
My phone rang as I walked from my classroom to the portable on Friday afternoon. “Teri, have you heard the weather report?” It was one of our local unit officers. “I just don’t think I can go to Lobby Day. It sounds like the weather is going to be bad. I can’t afford to miss another day if we get stuck in Austin.”
Posted On: March 04, 2015
Statement Regarding Dan Patrick’s Press Conference
The following is a statement from the ATPE Governmental Relations Director Brock Gregg regarding Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and State Sen. Larry Taylor’s press conference March 3:
Posted On: March 02, 2015
ATPE's Lobbyists Advocate for You
ATPE's team of lobbyists are hard at work supporting pro-education legislation at the Texas State Capitol. Here's a look at what they are trying to do for our members this year ...
Posted On: February 16, 2015
Apply for the ATPE Doug Rogers Campus Representative of the Year Award!
Applications for the Doug Rogers Campus Representative of the Year Award are due March 2.
Posted On: January 29, 2015
Texas and the Feds on a Collision Course Over No Child Left Behind Waiver
No guarantee of course, but GOP control of both houses of Congress could lead to a resolution over NCLB reauthorization.
Posted On: January 08, 2015
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The Winter edition of our award-winning magazine is online now.
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