ATPE News

Summer 2017

ATPE News is the official publication of the Association of Texas Professional Educators, the largest educator association in Texas. The magazine addresses the most important issues affecting public education in the state. Learn more at ATPE.org.

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Be inspired by our TWO great keynote speakers Popular speaker Joel Zeff is back again this year! Zeff's creative blend of improvisational comedy and unique perspective on work and life have entertained audiences for years. Linda Cliatt-Wayman is a passionate educator with an unwavering belief in the potential of all children. She is a powerful leader and seasoned educator who will inspire you to make 2017-18 your best year yet! Don't miss out on the biggest and best ATPE event of the year! Your local unit president will handle your registration, so call him or her right now about attending. Registration and housing close on Friday, June 9. Rocking Customer Service— Learn how to use customer service skills to retain enrollment, handle difficult people, and communicate with colleagues and parents. Real-World Research and the Google Classroom— It's more important than ever to empower students with the skills to understand and address their concerns about social, economic, and political issues. Learn how to help students research and create practical solutions to local issues. Top 10 Tips for Organizing Your Classroom— This interactive presentation offers ideas that educators can use in their classrooms to help create community, build leadership, and foster success. Winning with Resilience— Do you ever worry that your students aren't resilient enough to overcome even small setbacks? Hear what current research says about resilience and walk away with practical suggestions about how to apply this research in the classroom and beyond. • The 90-Day Membership Campaign and Advocacy Update are general sessions for all attendees. No more deciding where to fit these in to your already packed agenda! • The majority of our volunteer training breakouts will be led by your very own ATPE volunteer leaders. You are the experts! • University students—yes, we have training just for you! And we'll have mock résumé and interview sessions again this year! JOEL ZEFF LINDA CLIATT-WAYMAN Learn from the experts (and earn up to seven hours of CPE credit!). We'll have CPE sessions led by your fellow ATPE members: What's new this year? ATPE NEWS 27 Artists' appearances arranged through Gotham Artists.

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