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Association of Texas Professional Educators
Association of Texas Professional Educators

Local Unit Charter Standards

In order to maintain an affiliation with ATPE, ATPE’s chartered local units must follow guidelines approved by the ATPE Board of Directors (BOD). These standards were created with input from more than 100 local unit, region, and state leaders and were first implemented in 2014–15. The purpose of the charter standards is to promote sound business practices, transparency, financial accountability, and compliance with IRS requirements. 

Please review the standards and contact  ATPE Membership  if you have any questions. 

Minimum Requirements for Active ATPE Local Units

A quick reference on minimum requirements for active ATPE local units.

Financial Standards for Chartered ATPE Local Units

Standards for promoting sound business practices, transparency, financial accountability, and compliance with IRS requirements.

Operational Standards for Chartered ATPE Local Units

This Local Unit Operational Standards document is an ancillary document to the ATPE State-Local Unit Charter Agreement as approved by the ATPE Board. The standards listed in this document apply to all ATPE local units.

ATPE State-Local Unit Charter Agreement

The charter standards, known as the State-Local Unit Charter Agreement, outline the expectations and requirements for all parties, and specifically address the operational and financial obligations an ATPE local unit must follow.