Treats Not Tricks: Tips to keep kids safe this Halloween
October 27, 2016: ATPE offers tips to keep students safe this Halloween.
ATPE statement regarding Dan Patrick's conference outlining priorities for public education
October 20, 2016: Educator group opposes taking money away from public education.
ATPE testifies against vouchers
October 14, 2016: ATPE opposes taking money away from cash-strapped public education system.
Local teacher awarded $5,000 as Elementary Educator of the Year
August 19, 2016: Celena Miller, a science lab teacher for Cesar Chavez Elementary, was recently honored with the Elementary Educator of the Year Award from ATPE.
Local teacher awarded $5,000 as Secondary Educator of the Year
August 19, 2016: Carrie Becker, a technology educator for Lamar Middle School in Lewisville ISD, was recently honored with the Secondary Educator of the Year Award from ATPE.
Irving ISD educator awarded $5,000 as Administrator of the Year
August 19, 2016: Gary Schepf, coordinator of career and technical education for Irving ISD, was recently honored with the Administrator of the Year Award from ATPE.
ATPE Tips to Avoid Summer Brain Drain
July 11, 2016: Kids across Texas are celebrating the end of another school year, but summer break can have a negative impact on their academic progress. Experts say students can lose three months of knowledge gained from the school year.
Tips for Teachers When Using Social Media in the Classroom
June 13, 2016: Several news outlets have reported an increase in the number of improper relationships between teachers and students over the years.
Texas Supreme Court Declares School Finance 'Constitutional'
May 13, 2016: ATPE will continue to fight for public education.
State’s largest educator association files petition against T-TESS
April 25, 2016: ATPE will file a petition today with the Texas Commissioner of Education legally challenging his recent adoption of rules creating a new state-recommended teacher appraisal system.
Four tips to help Texas students succeed on STAAR
March 28, 2016: State-mandated testing starts Tuesday, and ATPE wants students to do well.
Social Security fairness measure set for Congressional hearing
March 17, 2016: A powerful congressional committee is slated to look at potential reforms to Social Security next week, including H.R. 711, known as the Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act.
Texas Education Groups Join Forces to Promote Voting
February 9, 2016: It is critically important that Texas educators, administrators, and school employees make their voices heard at the polls.