ATPE’s blog posts, published twice weekly, bring you the latest news on ATPE events and activities, as well as tips and tricks to help you succeed in the classroom.
Statement on Legislative Impasse Over Teacher Pay Raise

Date Posted: 5/28/2023

ATPE thanks legislators who stood strong with public education students and educators.

Apply for the TRS Retirees Advisory Committee by Aug. 15

Date Posted: 5/25/2023

The Teacher Retirement System (TRS) is seeking nominations for three vacant positions on its Retirees Advisory Committee (RAC).

Statement on Senate Leadership’s Addition of a Voucher to HB 100

Date Posted: 5/22/2023

State’s largest educator association condemns squandering of historic opportunity to invest in public education.

May Is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Date Posted: 5/19/2023

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with us as we recognize the impact of Asian American and Pacific Islanders on public education.

The ATPE Podcast: Legislative Update—Vouchers, Testing, and Teacher Pay

Date Posted: 5/18/2023

In this episode, ATPE Governmental Relations Director Monty Exter updates us on pending legislation and how you can still make your voice heard this session.

Teacher Appreciation Week Contest Winners

Date Posted: 5/15/2023

Find out who won our Teacher Appreciation Week drawing and celebrate a few other wonderful teachers from additional submissions!

Sign ATPE’s Petition Opposing SB 8

Date Posted: 5/12/2023

Our students are better than “backroom shady dealings.”

Summer 2023 ATPE News is Now Online

Date Posted: 5/12/2023

In this issue, we explore the impact of AI on your classroom and highlight the importance of local school board advocacy.

Join Advocates for Children’s Mental Health at Claritycon2023

Date Posted: 5/11/2023

This summer, explore the numerous internal and external factors that impact the emotional, psychological, and social well-being of young people at Claritycon2023.

Upcoming Texas Tribune Conversation on Lessons from Uvalde

Date Posted: 5/10/2023

On May 20, The Texas Tribune is hosting an event in Uvalde to examine a path forward for communities that have suffered gun violence.

ATPE Teacher Spotlight: Pamela Brown-Ledet

Date Posted: 5/10/2023

Today, we highlight the talents of ATPE leader, teacher, and children’s book author Pamela Brown-Ledet.

How much does a full year of ATPE membership cost?

Date Posted: 1/01/2023

Use this tool to calculate how much a full year of ATPE membership would cost.


Date Posted: 1/01/2023

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