May 2021

Happy Pride!

Date Posted: 5/31/2021

Each year in June, Pride Month is celebrated across the globe and serves to recognize impact that LGBT individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally.

Leadership ATPE Application Closes in One Week

Date Posted: 5/26/2021

Do you have the leadership skills and the desire to serve ATPE, your school, and your community? If so, we encourage you to apply for Leadership ATPE! The application period closes in one week, on June 4.

Our Summer 2021 Magazine Is Now Online

Date Posted: 5/24/2021

It’s finally summer, and the Summer 2021 ATPE News includes a guide to some of the best online experiences and virtual tours around Texas and the globe, explores the emerging curricula of digital literacy and how we can take care of the humans behind the screen, and tells members’ stories as they look back on the year of the pandemic.

Have You Signed Up for Our Newsletters Yet?

Date Posted: 5/23/2021

Did you know ATPE has several different kinds of e-newsletters to keep educators updated and inspired? Learn more about our Texas Education Headlines and Positive Referrals newsletters and subscribe!

The Final Lee Report

Date Posted: 5/23/2021

Join ATPE State President Jimmy Lee May 27 for the fourth and final edition of The Lee Report—where you’ll learn about the latest about the 2021 Virtual ATPE Summit, Texas education happenings, and how ATPE is advocating on your behalf.

Reading List for Adult Readers and Perfect for Summer

Date Posted: 5/19/2021

Escape into a good book this summer. Check out the Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List from the Texas Library Association for some recommendations.

Let TEA Know How Your School Year Went

Date Posted: 5/18/2021

The Texas Education Agency has to submit a state-level plan to the U.S. Department of Education regarding use of federal funds and wants to get input from Texas teachers. Register for TEA’s May 24 webinar.

Job Resources Roundup

Date Posted: 5/17/2021

As the current school year wraps up, the next one looms in the distance. Now is the time for future, new, and veteran educators alike to think about their next teaching job and how to continue succeeding in their career. Take a look at our job resources roundup for some help!

What to Know About "Targeting"

Date Posted: 5/11/2021

A new but increasingly common term, “targeting” is usually when a someone feels as if they are being watched more closely or criticized more frequently than their peers. The ATPE Member Legal Services Department provides some general knowledge about targeting.

Here’s What Leadership ATPE Alumni Have to Say about the Program

Date Posted: 5/10/2021

Leadership ATPE is now accepting its next round of applicants. We asked some alumni to talk about their experience with the program.

Summit Website Now Live!

Date Posted: 5/05/2021

Our summit promotional website is now live. Head to atpesummit.org to see what we’ve got in store for attendees this year.

Teacher Appreciation Week: Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Teachers

Date Posted: 5/02/2021

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week, Texas educators!

Leadership ATPE Application Period Now Open

Date Posted: 5/02/2021

ATPE is thrilled to announce that the Leadership ATPE program is now accepting its next round of applicants through June 4. Here’s everything you need to know about this one-year program geared toward aspiring leaders from our membership ranks.