November 2017

Meet the November Volunteer of the Month, Julie Fore!

Date Posted: 11/29/2017

Get to know your fellow ATPE volunteers through our new volunteer recognition program—Volunteer of the Month. This month’s honor goes to Julie Fore of Dallas ATPE

Ready, Set, Give!

Date Posted: 11/27/2017

Today is the day – #GivingTuesday is here! We’re on our way to raising $5,000 for your ATPE-PAC in 24 hours. Will you help us?

Get Your ATPE Questions Answered

Date Posted: 11/26/2017

All ATPE members are invited to join ATPE State President Carl Garner as he hosts a series of quarterly conference calls to recap ATPE Board of Directors meetings, discuss association issues, and answer members' questions.

Cameras in Special Education

Date Posted: 11/20/2017

In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed legislation requiring public school districts to place cameras in self-contained special education settings upon request by a parent or district staff member. The law was amended in 2017 after the Texas attorney general gave the original legislation a far more expansive interpretation than the legislature intended.

Let’s Give Together!

Date Posted: 11/15/2017

On Nov. 28, the ATPE family will come together for 24 hours of unprecedented giving to support the vital work of the ATPE Political Action Committee (ATPE-PAC) through #GivingTuesday.

New Regulations on Electronic Communication with Students

Date Posted: 11/15/2017

ATPE’s legal team discusses regulations on electronic communications between school employees and students.

Promoting the Arts in a Remote, Dusty, West Texas Town

Date Posted: 11/13/2017

Although we are in a small, far west Texas border town, and one of the poorest school districts in Texas, creativity abounds in Presidio!

Middle School Teachers: A Special Kind of Crazy

Date Posted: 11/08/2017

Showing respect for students is key to running a successful middle school classroom. As adults, we have to display the type of behavior we want our students to mirror.

Election Day Is Here

Date Posted: 11/06/2017

Election Day is here! Vote today to make sure your voice is heard!

Unlock ALL of Your ATPE Benefits

Date Posted: 10/31/2017

Register for an online account today to take advantage of the full range of ATPE membership benefits.