AUSTIN - The Ballinger ATPE local unit attended the 37th Annual Association of Texas Professional Educators Summit in Austin July 10-12.

AUSTIN - The Ballinger ATPE local unit attended the 37th Annual Association of Texas Professional Educators Summit in Austin July 10-12.

Those who attended included Darlene Kelly, ATPE director for Region 15, ATPE 2017-18 Ballinger President Mary Lloyd, Shannon Caughron, Sabra Pittman, and Past State ATPE President Cheryl Buchanan.

Every year at the Summit, the house of delegates considers new proposals for changes at ATPE that will benefit the next generation.

The opening session keynote address was by Joel Zeff, who is a dynamic speaker, improvisational humorist and author.

"Attendees joined other educators from around Texas to learn to be strong leaders and to maintain membership," Kelly said after returning from the Summit.