Posted On: May 19, 2020
ATPE State President Tonja Gray to Host Quarterly Call for Members
Each quarter, your ATPE State President Tonja Gray hosts a call to recap the most recent ATPE happenings. With everything going on lately in the world of Texas public education, now is a great time to see what ATPE has been doing!
Posted On: May 18, 2020
ATPE Summit Announcement & Official Notice of the 2020 House of Delegates Meeting
ATPE State President Tonja Gray provides an important update on the 2020 ATPE Summit.
Posted On: May 15, 2020
Many Questions Unanswered About School Calendar Proposals Driven by COVID-19, says Association for Texas Professional Educators
The Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE), the largest educator association in Texas, is actively monitoring discussions surrounding proposed recommendations for school calendars from the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
Posted On: May 15, 2020
Congratulations to the Winners of Our Work from Home Classroom Makeover Contest
During Teacher Appreciation Week, ATPE held the Work from Home Classroom Makeover Contest. Congratulations to our winners: Beverly Zearley, Kimberly Hagins, and Susie Andrews!
Posted On: May 14, 2020
Make Learning a Game with Kahoot!
As an educator, you face an ongoing challenge in keeping students engaged and excited about learning—especially during these times of distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic. Kahoot! is one tool that can help with student engagement.
Posted On: May 12, 2020
From TeachtheVote.org: Growth Mindset Holds Promise in Education (SXSW EDU Recap)
On May 5, ATPE Lobbyist Andrea Chevalier attended the rescheduled and now-virtual SXSW EDU 2020 keynote address on growth mindset in education. Read the key takeaways from the event!
Posted On: May 11, 2020
From TeachtheVote.org: Recapping Education Changes Due to the Coronavirus
The ATPE lobby team has compiled a summary of the major Texas public education-related legislative and regulatory developments stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted On: May 07, 2020
Check Out the 2020 Census Response Rate Map
There’s still time to fill out your 2020 census questionnaire. Now, Statistics in Schools has introduced a response rate map to use with students and their families to track the percentage of households who have responded to the census.
Posted On: May 05, 2020
SXSW EDU Creates “SXSW EDU Online”
After the City of Austin cancelled all SXSW events due to the COVID-19 outbreak, SXSW EDU worked to adjust programming and has since announced SXSW EDU Online, which begins this week.
Posted On: May 04, 2020
Teaching During COVID-19: Nurturing the Nurturers
You had just hit the sweet spot of spring semester, and everything changed. Educators, you are not alone. Join ATPE partner It’s Time Texas at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 7, for an open and honest discussion about teaching during the time of COVID-19.
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