ATPE News Magazine

Summer 2020 | Volume 40 | Issue 4

Read how Texas educators taught, fed, and connected with their students during the pandemic. Learn how the organization Girls Who Code aims to close the tech gender gap. Join us as we celebrate ATPE’s 40-year history, its accomplishments, and you, its members, from now until April 1, 2021. ATPE managing attorney Paul Tapp delves into some of the key takeaways from distance learning, and our contract lobbyist in Washington, D.C., provides an update on public education at the federal level. In a special Members Speak column, ATPE member and Millsap ISD Superintendent Deann Lee shares what it’s been like to lead her district during the coronavirus pandemic. Check out seven tips for getting a better night’s sleep.

Contents

Features

Combating Coronavirus with Compassion and Grit

Combating Coronavirus with Compassion and Grit

Read how Texas educators taught, fed, and connected with their students during an unprecedented pandemic.
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You Cannot Be What You Cannot See: Girls Who Code Aims to Close the Tech Gender Gap

You Cannot Be What You Cannot See: Girls Who Code Aims to Close the Tech Gender Gap

Learn how the organization Girls Who Code aims to close the tech gender gap.
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Celebrating 40 Years of ATPE

Celebrating 40 Years of ATPE

From now until April 1, 2021, ATPE will be celebrating its 40-year history, its accomplishments, and you, its members.
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Everything Else

Director's Message

Director's Message

There’s no way around it: The coronavirus upended the spring semester and possibly our summer, too.
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Key Takeaways from Distance Learning

Key Takeaways from Distance Learning

Find out some of the main takeaways from distance learning in our legal column.
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Federal Advocacy in the Time of the Coronavirus

Federal Advocacy in the Time of the Coronavirus

ATPE’s contract lobbyist in Washington, D.C., provides an update on public education at the federal level.
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No Unseen Thief Will Steal Our Ability to Serve Our Students

No Unseen Thief Will Steal Our Ability to Serve Our Students  

ATPE Past State President and Millsap ISD Superintendent Deann Lee shares what it’s been like to lead her district during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Practicing Good Sleep Hygiene

Practicing Good Sleep Hygiene

Following these tips could help you get restful sleep.
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