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Legislative Voice:

A+PEL provides you with a legislative voice by utilizing results collected from membership surveys. Survey responses are collected, analyzed, and then shared with all legislators and members of BESE through various forms of communication.

 

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Government Relations:

We provide our members with comprehensive services relative to state government.

  • A+PEL maintains relationships with fundamental leaders in government and we solicit their support on issues affecting educators. Our members receive representation before state agencies, legislative committees and the Louisiana Legislature.
  • A+PEL routinely monitors and informs members about Legislative policies and issues that are applicable to their profession. By utilizing our website, newsletters, and blast e-mails, our members stay informed.
  • A+PEL also monitors the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) meetings. We provide updates on decisions that affect education policies.
  • We have representation on various BESE and Department of Education committees, councils and task forces.
  • We do not tell our members how to vote.
  • We do not use our members’ dues to pay for political agendas.
  • We are a "voice” for our members and we work hand-in-hand with various coalitions, striving towards the same goals:

"…promoting a proficient community of actively involved educators by building the capacity for teaching and learning so students flourish as life-long learners and productive citizens.”

  

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