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June 2021

Log in to the New ATPE Website!

Date Posted: 6/23/2021

We are excited to launch a new ATPE website this week! We hope you enjoy this enhanced member resource, which serves as your portal to your ATPE membership benefits.

Juneteenth Now a Federal Holiday

Date Posted: 6/18/2021

A bill to recognize Juneteenth as a federal holiday passed both chambers of Congress and was signed into law by President Joe Biden on June 17, 2021.

Last Call for Leadership ATPE Applications

Date Posted: 6/17/2021

The application deadline for Leadership ATPE is Friday, June 18. Don’t miss your opportunity to be part of this program!

Registration Now Open for Inspired at the 2021 Virtual ATPE Summit

Date Posted: 6/16/2021

All Texas educators are invited to join us July 15 for a special one-day professional development event—Inspired. Registration is now open! Here’s everything you need to know.

Get to Know the State Officer Candidates Ahead of ATPE Summit

Date Posted: 6/15/2021

At this year’s virtual summit, during our annual House of Delegates meeting, voting attendees will elect state officers. Learn more about the candidates.

The Peak Has Been Reached!

Date Posted: 6/10/2021

The 11th Annual PAC’s Peak Challenge concluded May 31, and good news—we reached our fundraising goal thanks to you, our dedicated ATPE members!

Earn Up to 18 Hours of CPE Credit at the 2021 Virtual ATPE Summit

Date Posted: 6/09/2021

Attend the summit. Make new connections. Earn up to 18 hours of continuing professional education.

SXSW EDU 2021 Sessions Now on ATPE’s Professional Learning Portal

Date Posted: 6/07/2021

Sessions from this year’s SXSW EDU Online event are now available on ATPE’s Professional Learning Portal—with many more videos to come!

Leadership ATPE Deadline Extended!

Date Posted: 6/06/2021

The end of the school year is always jam-packed. Were you planning on finishing up your Leadership ATPE application but lost track of time? Good news! The application deadline has been extended to June 18.

From TeachtheVote.org: Highlights and Lowlights of the 2021 Legislative Session

Date Posted: 6/03/2021

The Texas Legislature adjourned sine die Monday, May 31. ATPE highlights a few of the major education bills passed.

ATPE Denounces TEA Decision to Use Federal Funds to Supplant State Funding

Date Posted: 6/02/2021

“TEA’s decision flies in the face of what Congress intended when it created the ESSER II funding,” says state’s largest educator association.