Association of Texas Professional Educators
Association of Texas Professional Educators

At The Capitol

State and national advocacy

As Texas’ leading educators’ association, our advocacy efforts carry significant weight with lawmakers. We take your voice to the Capitol, expertly advocating for your priorities and rights at the state and national levels. ATPE’s experienced lobbyists focus only on issues affecting Texas public educators and students, not outside issues.

Legislative Program

ATPE’s member-written-and-approved positions on education issues.

Teach the Vote

Teach the Vote is a project of the Association of Texas Professional Educators. ATPE's goal for Teach the Vote is to provide information to voters about the public education views and platforms of every candidate running for Texas Governor, Lieutenant Governor, the Texas Legislature, and the State Board of Education.

Advocacy Blog

Teach the Vote: Where Texas educators find the news that matters most.


Every Texan is a public education stakeholder, and because all public education issues are decided in the realm of public policy, we all have a voice if we choose to use it.

ATPE Political Action Committee

Learn about ATPE-PAC, our nonpartisan political action committee.

Advocacy Central

Your Member Connection to the Capitol.

Advocacy Central

Your Member Connection to the Capitol.

ATPE is your ally and your voice. Join today to take advantage of our protection, advocacy and resources.