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Latest Edition of ATPE News Magazine Now Online

Association of Texas Professional Educators
Association of Texas Professional Educators

Date Posted: 8/17/2020

The Fall 2020 issue of our award-winning magazine is now available online.

In this issue:

  • Explore our Portrait of a Pandemic feature: As the 2020-21 school year approaches, Texas public school educators prepare for the unknown.
  • Learn how civics education stakeholders in Texas are working to ensure students become participatory citizens.
  • In a special Members Speak column, ATPE member Scoie Green, a professional communications educator, explains how her colleagues can examine the trauma of racial injustice and its effects on students and their school experiences.


  • Understand the limits on freedom of expression for public school employees in our latest legal column from ATPE Managing Attorney Paul Tapp.
  • During a time when government officials at all levels need to find solutions to the COVID-10 pandemic, we’re seeing how the power of the educator vote is all the more important. Read more from ATPE Governmental Relations Director Jennifer Mitchell.
  • ATPE member Morgan Castillo, a 2020 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award recipient, speaks about the importance of authenticity, passion, and daring to try new things.
  • Find your green thumb in our latest Brain Break—a compilation of a variety of indoor plants that can survive with minimum effort.

As always, you will also learn how your association continues to support efforts to elevate public education in Texas.

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The ATPE Marketing & Communications team publishes the ATPE News magazine four times a year and is always looking for member-written content, thoughts, and ideas! Whether you instituted something innovative in your district or want to speak on the importance of a topic dear to your heart, we would love to hear from you. Email comm@atpe.org.