April 2017

Teacher Appreciation Week and a Giveaway!

Date Posted: 4/26/2017

Looking for a new, fun way to acknowledge your fellow educators? Enter our Teacher Appreciation Week giveaway!

Six Creative Ways Administrators Can Thank Teachers

Date Posted: 4/24/2017

Administrators, what do you do usually to thank your staff during Teacher Appreciation Week? Breakfasts? Candy? Gift cards? Dress-down days? Looking for some new ideas? Here are six outside-the-box ways to let your staff know how important they are to you.

Read a Good Book AND Earn CPE Hours!

Date Posted: 4/19/2017

Looking for a fun new way to earn continuing professional education (CPE) hours from your own home? Try the ATPE Book Circle, an online professional learning community for ATPE members.

ATPE Membership Is Now Open

Date Posted: 4/17/2017

Join or renew your ATPE membership for the 2017-18 school year NOW, and you’ll be covered the moment school starts.

No Rest for the Weary

Date Posted: 4/12/2017

Because we are in a service profession, we need to have times when we say no to others so that we can say yes to ourselves.

15 Tried and True Earth Day Activities for Educators

Date Posted: 4/10/2017

Many schools and classrooms alike celebrate Earth and recognize our impact on our planet year round by having students participate in recycling teams or planting school gardens. To celebrate this year, here are a few of my favorite Earth Day classroom activities.

Six Exciting Education Tools from SXSWedu

Date Posted: 4/05/2017

Technology is becoming increasingly prevalent in the classroom, but unfortunately, educators don’t always have time to research the latest education trends. Don’t worry—your association is here for you! Check out this list of six exciting education tools we saw at SXSWedu.

Q&A with Megan Marcus of FuelEd

Date Posted: 4/02/2017

ATPE talks to Megan Marcus, the founder and CEO of FuelEd, a nonprofit that helps educators develop their social emotional skills. Marcus discusses how students’ emotions impact their learning and what teachers can do to improve their relationships with students and help their classrooms run more smoothly.