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Read the Newest Edition of ATPE News

Association of Texas Professional Educators
Association of Texas Professional Educators

Date Posted: 3/20/2017

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

In this issue:

  • What the Texas legislature is doing to try to silence educators’ voices—and how YOU can stand up for your rights
  • Can empathy be taught? Austin ISD’s social emotional learning program teaches emotional competency in the classroom.
  • State Representative Diego Bernal on how to address Texas educators’ biggest concerns
  • Quick calming activities for the classroom
  • How Dan Rather hopes to improve education in Texas
  • From TABS to STAAR: A history of standardized testing in Texas
  • Chess is teaching Brownsville students valuable life lessons
  • Everything you need to know to make the 2017 ATPE Summit a success

As always, you will also see what other ATPE local units have been up to and learn about ways the association is continuing its mission of making a difference in the lives Texas educators and students!

Our Brain Break this issue features a word find. Check your answers, and email your completed photo to comm@atpe.org by April 10 for a chance to win an ATPE-branded prize!