ATPE News

Fall 2016

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8 ATPE NEWS CALENDAR First-quarter ATPE Board of Directors meeting State Board of Education meeting 9-11 12-16 30 State office closed for Labor Day 5 September Second-quarter ATPE Board of Directors meeting Last day of early voting ** State Board of Education meeting State office closed for Thanksgiving break 11-12 4 16-18 23-25 November ATPE News The official publication of the Association of Texas Professional Educators State Officers Julleen Bottoms . . . . . . President, Corsicana (12) Carl Garner . . . . . . Vice President, Mesquite (10) Byron Hildebrand . . . Secretary, San Antonio (20) Tonja Gray . . . . . . . . . . . . . Treasurer, Abilene (14) Cory Colby . . . . . . . . . . Past President, Willis (6) Board of Directors Michael Sweet . . . . . . . Pharr-San Juan-Alamo (1) Cesarea Germain . . . . . . . . . . . . Corpus Christi (2) Andy Erdelt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Palacios (3) Eli Rodriguez . . . . . . . . . . . Cypress-Fairbanks (4) Suellen Ener . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Beaumont (5) Charles Lindsey II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Magnolia (6) Janie Leath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nacogdoches (7) Jimmy Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paris (8) Dale Lovett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Olney (9) Meredith Malloy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ferris (10) Karen Hames . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lewisville (11) Jason Forbis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Midway (12) Jayne Serna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leander (13) Desirie Ries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hawley (14) Darlene Kelly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ballinger (15) Dawn Riley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bushland (16) Brenda Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hale Center (17) Bridget Loffler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Odessa (18) Rudy Romero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clint (19) Tina Briones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . San Antonio (20) ATPE Staff Gary G . Godsey . . . . . . . . . . . . Executive Director Alan Bookman . . . . . . Deputy Executive Director Elaine Acker . Mkting Communications Director ATPE News Staff Gary G . Godsey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Executive Editor Elaine Acker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Editor John Kilpper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Art Director Leslie Trahan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Managing Editor Erica Fos . . . . . . . . . . . . . Senior Graphic Designer Jean Schlitzkus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Writer/Editor ATPE News contains legislative advertising contracted for by Gary G . Godsey, Executive Director, Association of Texas Professional Educators, 305 E . Huntland Dr . , Ste . 300, Austin, TX 78752-3792, representing ATPE . ATPE News (ISSN 0279-6260) is published quarterly in fall, winter, spring, and summer . Subscription rates: for members of the associ- ation, $3 . 32 per year (included in membership dues); non-members, $10 per year . Extra copies $1 . 25 each . Published by the Association of Texas Professional Educators, 305 E . Huntland Drive, Suite 300, Austin, TX 78752-3792 . Periodical postage paid at Austin, Texas, and at additional mailing offices . POSTMASTER: Send address changes to ATPE News, 305 E . Huntland Dr . , #300, Austin, TX 78752-3792 . Advertising rates may be obtained by sending a written request to the above address . Opinions expressed in this publication represent the at- titude of the contributor whose name appears with the article and are not necessarily the official policy of ATPE . ATPE reserves the right to refuse advertising contrary to its purpose . Copyright 2016 in USA by the Association of Texas Professional Educators ISSN © ATPE 2013 0279-6260 USPS 578-050 305 E . Huntland Dr . , Ste . 300 Austin, TX 78752-3792 (800) 777-ATPE (2873) atpe . org | atpe@atpe . org First day of early voting ** AMLE Annual Conference for Middle Level Education Last day to register to vote ** Fall ATPE committee meetings Deadline for first-time professional members to join ATPE and be entered to win one of three $500 Classroom Makeover Giveaways; STAR Membership Challenge and Each One, Reach One submissions due 9-12 11 15 31 State Board for Educator Certification meeting 7 October 24 Election Day 8 * THE EDUCATORS PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY IS UNDERWRITTEN BY NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE CO . OF PITTSBURGH, PA . ALL COVERAGE IS SUBJECT TO THE EXPRESS TERMS OF THE MASTER INSURANCE POLICY ISSUED TO ATPE AND KEPT ON FILE AT THE ATPE STATE OFFICE . Visit atpe . org for disclosures, limitations, and insurance policy details . ** Date noted applies to uniform election . Last day to join ATPE or renew to avoid 30-day wait for employment rights defense insurance to be effective *

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