To renew your membership, login to the TAFE website, www.tafeonline.org, click on the Renew Membership message, complete the information, and click Submit Securely. The next page will have a link, under the title of the page, where you can click for your invoice. Print it out and send the invoice along with your dues check to the state office: TAFE, 1833 South IH-35, Austin, TX 78741.
- The national organization, FEA, has changed to Educators Rising. There website is now www.educatorsrising.org.
- Educators Rising is not charging dues this year. They have found corporate funding and hope to never have to charge dues again.
- Every advisor needs to go online and sign up with Educators Rising. Go to their website, click on Sign Up, select Teacher Leader and fill out the information. Once you have signed up, you will need to get your students to sign up. It is very important to TAFE and to Educators Rising that you and your students register. Students who are not members of Educators Rising, will not be allowed to compete at the Region, State or National levels.
- Once you and your students are members, you will have access to all the numerous resources the Educators Rising staff has worked so hard to put together for the Teacher Leaders (advisors) and the student members.