Wednesday, July 13, 2011


As we get closer with excitment in having the opportunity to join our fellow members as we embark on a new journey to the first-ever ATPE Summit, July 20-23, 2011, at the Austin Convention Center. At this pinnacle of ATPE events, we will gather to celebrate, learn, rejuvenate and make important decisions that affect our association.

Highlights include:

  • The 31st-annual meeting of the ATPE House of Delegates (HOD) and state officer elections.
  • A special evening session benefiting the ATPE Foundation with opening keynote speaker Jonathan Kozol and special guest interviewer Evan Smith.
  • An inspirational opening general session with keynote speaker Jonathan Kozol.
  • Your choice of 20 leader training and professional development sessions.
  • Several awards celebrations to honor ATPE member accomplishments.
  • Free time to unwind and explore the sights and sounds of Austin.
  • A closing general session featuring the pulsating, exhilarating rhythms of Drum Café.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

11 a.m.–6 p.m. Registration/verification of delegates
11 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Information Booth
11 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Prefile Motion Table
11 a.m.–6:30 p.m. ATPE Central
1:30–3 p.m. Opening General Session with Jonathan Kozol—1 hour CPE
3:30–5:30 p.m. House of Delegates
5:30–6:30 p.m. Book signing with Jonathan Kozol in ATPE Central
5:45–6:30 p.m. Officer Candidate Meet-and-Greet in ATPE Central
6:45–7:45 p.m. An Evening with Jonathan Kozol (Q&A)—1 hour CPE
- Evening Free time in Austin

Thursday, July 21, 2011

7–8 a.m. Breakfast buffet
7:30–10 a.m. Registration/verification of delegates
7:30–10 a.m. State officer elections
7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Information Booth
7 a.m.–5 p.m. ATPE Central
8–9:30 a.m. Region Caucuses
9:30–10 a.m. Break
10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Registration
10 a.m.–4 p.m. House of Delegates—2 hours CPE
12:15–1:30 p.m. Lunch break
7:30–9:30 p.m. Awards Banquet

Friday, July 22, 2011

7 a.m.–5:15 p.m. Registration
7:15–8:15 a.m. Breakfast buffet
7:30 a.m.–5:15 p.m. Information Booth
7 a.m.–6 p.m. ATPE Central
8:15–10:30 a.m. Professional Development Sessions
10:45 a.m.–5 p.m. Leader Training Sessions
12–1:30 p.m. Membership Awards Luncheon
5:15–6 p.m. ATPE-PAC Live Auction in ATPE Central
5:15–6:15 p.m. University Reception—invitation-only
Evening Free time in Austin

Saturday, July 23, 2011

8–9:30 a.m. Presidents’ Breakfast with Brad Cohen—1 hour CPE; invitation-only
8:30–9:30 a.m. Breakfast buffet
8 a.m.–1 p.m. Information Booth
8 a.m.–1 p.m. ATPE Central
9:45–10:45 a.m. Local Unit Planning Time
11–12:30 p.m. Officer Induction Ceremony and Closing General Session with Drum Café