March 2017

Meet Your ATPE State Officers: Byron Hildebrand (State Secretary, Region 20)

Date Posted: 3/29/2017

ATPE is proud to bring you this series of posts from your board members. This month’s post is from ATPE State Secretary Byron Hildebrand.

Texas Teacher Loan Forgiveness Resources

Date Posted: 3/27/2017

Every teacher knows that a good education isn’t always cheap. If you’re battling student debt, check out these loan forgiveness resources for Texas educators.

Vouchers Are a Solution in Search of a Problem

Date Posted: 3/22/2017

Research shows unequivocally that vouchers don’t just fail to make student achievement better; they actually make student achievement demonstrably worse. Vouchers aren’t the civil rights movement of our time; they’re the civil wrongs movement of our time, hurting the children they pretend to help.

Read the Newest Edition of ATPE News

Date Posted: 3/20/2017

The Spring 2017 edition of our award-winning magazine is now available online.

Want to Help Change Public Education Headlines? Start by Donating to ATPE-PAC

Date Posted: 3/15/2017

A donation to ATPE-PAC is an investment in Texas public schools and their students.

Planning a Science Field Trip? Follow These Six Steps to Make It Unforgettable

Date Posted: 3/13/2017

Field trips are an exciting way to expose students to new experiences and increase student interest and engagement in science. But they can also be daunting to plan! These six tips will help you plan an unforgettable field trip for your students—with less stress for you!

Tax Season Is Upon Us

Date Posted: 3/08/2017

Guest blogger Allison Venuto shares her tax season tips for educators.

Member Q&A: Paula Franklin

Date Posted: 3/06/2017

I never thought I would need the assistance of ATPE, but when I did, I worried about nothing. In the end, I came out on top and I was thankful for effective counsel. After that issue, many of my coworkers switched to ATPE because they had some similar issues, and saw the results.

Struggling with Mid-Year Stress? These Four Short Courses Are for You

Date Posted: 3/01/2017

Struggling with mid-year stress and testing woes? Check out these four short courses that will get you through the rest of the year.