Association of Texas Professional Educators

At Teach the Vote, a project of the Association of Texas Professional Educators, Texas voters can research the education stances of candidates for the State Board of Education and the Texas Legislature. You won't find endorsements, but you will find solid information from Texas' preeminent educators' association. Use this information to select the candidates you believe will make public education their top priority.

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Latest News
Latest News

Read the Teach the Vote advocacy blog for the latest Texas public education news, as well as in-depth analysis from ATPE lobbyists.

Advocacy Central
Advocacy Central

Make your voice heard by sending lawmakers messages through Advocacy Central, ATPE's member-only grassroots advocacy platform.

Legislative Program
Legislative Program

Read our official positions on education issues as written by ATPE members and adopted annually by our House of Delegates.

Our Mission

Public schools touch every Texan's life. Our children attend these schools. Our tax dollars fund them. And our future depends on their success.

It's time for every Texan to understand what educators have long known: Our choices at the polls become realities in the classroom. It's time for educators to Teach the Vote.

Our Mission

Public schools touch every Texan's life. Our children attend these schools. Our tax dollars fund them. And our future depends on their success.

It's time for every Texan to understand what educators have long known: Our choices at the polls become realities in the classroom. It's time for educators to Teach the Vote.

Stay Informed

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Teach the Vote's Week in Review: Sept. 30, 2022

9/30/2022

The ATPE Governmental Relations team recaps the past week’s education news, legislative and election updates, and regulatory developments.

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Highlights of the September 2022 SBEC meeting

9/30/2022

The State Board for Educator Certification met Sept. 30 to revisit the edTPA debate, discuss virtual internships, and hear from ATPE and other stakeholders.

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SBEC continues conversation about edTPA during second work session

9/30/2022

The certification board held another work session Sept. 29, 2022, to consider options for implementing the national edTPA performance assessment in Texas.

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