ATPE News Spring 2023
- No. 3
In This Issue
In this issue, we turn our attention to the ongoing legislative session, issues that affect public education, and tools you can use to stay informed and communicate directly with elected officials.
140 Days and Nights: Use ATPE’s Advocacy Tools to Make the 88th Legislative Session Count
Find out what tools you can use to ensure lawmakers pass legislation that benefits your students and your profession.
Leadership ATPE: Discover Your Potential
As the application process for the next Leadership ATPE cohort opens, we caught up with Leadership ATPE alumni to learn where their experience has taken them in the association and beyond.
ATPE Summit 2023: Choose Your Own Adventure
Embark on new ATPE adventures during the 2023 ATPE Summit at Kalahari Resorts and Conventions in Round Rock. This is a summertime safari like no other.
Books Beginning at Birth
For almost 50 years, BookSpring, a Central Texas-based nonprofit, has been working to change that in communities across the state.
Tips for a Successful Evaluation
Our website atpe.org contains detailed information regarding evaluations, but the following is practical advice on what to expect and how to deal with unforeseen evaluation results.
Understanding State and Federal Advocacy for Your Retirement
Understanding the basic policy issues that impact your Teacher Retirement System (TRS) of Texas annuity and Social Security is the first step to effectively advocating for greater retirement security.
In Memoriam: ATPE Past State President Sam Spurlock
ATPE is saddened to share news of the passing of Past State President Sam Spurlock on Jan. 17, 2023. Spurlock served as the association’s 2009-10 state president.
Meet LaMarcus Wallace, transportation facilitator, treasurer for Nacogdoches ATPE, and ATPE’s 2021–22 Campus Rep of the Year for local units with 201–500 members.