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May Is Teacher Appreciation Month!

Welcome to Austin Partners in Education (APIE)'s monthly newsletter, A Slice of APIE. This edition is dedicated to teachers and everyone involved in classroom success. 
Quick Bites of APIE: Teachers of Texas
  • AISD has 242 national board-certified teachers — more than any school district in Texas.
  • The 2015 National Teacher of the Year is from Texas — the first time since 1957. 
  • AISD teachers have an average of more than 11 years of teaching experience.
  • 95% of participating teachers agree APIE programs are a good use of class time.
  • AISD has more than 6,300 classroom teachers.
Horace Mann
Donor Spotlight: Horace Mann
Horace Mann has a 75 year history of providing educators with quality life, health, and car insurance. They are a longtime supporter of APIE and are this year’s Signature Sponsor for Celebrate and Salute events honoring excellence in AISD...
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Volunteer Spotlight:
David Matustik
David Matustik, Deputy Communications Director for the City of Austin, has been a committed APIE Classroom Coach for the past seven years. Each week, he takes 45 minutes out of his busy schedule to read with 2nd graders at St. Elmo Elementary School...Read more
APIE in the Classroom
APIE in the Classroom
Thanks to each and every volunteer who helped make this school year GREAT! You make a difference in the life of a child, and it doesn’t go unnoticed.

“Many times at the beginning of 8th grade I said I hated math. I said that because I had zero confidence in myself. Now I’m great at math and have a lot of confidence…"
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Salute - APIE After Class 2
APIE After School
Join APIE and AISD to celebrate teachers in May at Salute: A Tribute to Excellence. We hope to see you Tuesday, May 19 at the new AISD Performing Arts Center. The reception begins at 5:00 p.m. followed by the program at 6:30 p.m. For more information, you can visit the Salute webpage.
APIE Fundraiser Meter
APIE Donor Meter
APIE donors give students an educational boost! Please join them with a gift of any amount to help us reach our goal of $45,000 from individuals by May 31!

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