September 2016

ATPE Staff Spotlight

Date Posted: 9/28/2016

ATPE is proud to bring you this series of posts from our staff members. Today’s post features our receptionist, Mary Rivera.

Engaging Student Voters

Date Posted: 9/26/2016

An election year is a great time to teach students about the political process! US government teacher Kim Grosenbacher shares five tips for engaging students during an election season and encouraging them to vote.

Texas Educator Discounts

Date Posted: 9/20/2016

Texas educators work hard and deserve a good deal! We did some research to find out what stores in Texas offer educator discounts, and our collected list is below. Happy shopping!

What's on Your Wishlist for This School Year?

Date Posted: 9/19/2016

Find out how ATPE can help you get $500 for your classroom!

Formula for Exponential Fun

Date Posted: 9/14/2016

ATPE member Allison Venuto shares her tips for helping students work together.

Managing Stress during the School Year

Date Posted: 9/12/2016

School has only been back in session for a few weeks, but educators are already feeling the heat. Here are eight quick tips for managing your stress during the school year.

Read the Newest Edition of ATPE News

Date Posted: 9/07/2016

The Fall 2016 edition of our award-winning ATPE News is now available online.

It’s All about the Middle

Date Posted: 9/05/2016

With more than 500 sessions and 150 exhibits, AMLE2016, the 43rd Annual Conference for Middle Level Education, is powerful professional learning you can’t afford to miss.

Navigating the T-TESS, Part 1

Date Posted: 9/01/2016

Many Texas teachers returning for the new school year are finding that their district is using a new appraisal system, the T-TESS (Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System). ATPE provides practical tips on how to navigate this new appraisal system.