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Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas members receive the following benefits:

  • Lobbyist working for agriculture science teachers' interests in Austin
  • Legislative updates concerning agriculture science
  • Legal assistance for active members
  • Membership Online (online member directory)
  • $1 million Professional Liability Insurance Policy
  • Access to the VATAT Credit Union
  • Quarterly Growing Our Future Magazine
  • Agriculture Teachers Association website including Careers page
  • FFA discount at Wyndham Hotels nationwide
  • Annual Agriculture Teachers Association Awards and recognition
  • Agriculture Science Teachers Association Scholarships for members’ children
  • Special Agriculture Teachers Association events at the annual Professional Development Conference
  • Agriculture Teachers Association Professional Development Conference is included with Membership  
  • Use of the Agricultural Education Ford Texas FFA Leadership Center
  • Kenneth Hughes life insurance plan
  • Professional New Teacher Mentoring Program
  • Agriculture Science Teachers Crisis Fund 

  • Agriculture Teachers Association Scholarship      
    The Agriculture Teachers Association offers scholarships to members' children upon high school graduation. The application must be submitted and received on or before April 1. For more information click here. 

    Kenneth Hughes Life Insurance      
    If you are an active, dues paying member of Agriculture Teachers Association, you are eligible to enroll in the Kenneth Hughes $20/$10 Life Insurance plan and your spouse may join the spouse plan. To join the plan, there is a one-time $5 administrative fee in addition to the plan amount. Death benefit for active members is $20 times the number of teachers on the plan. Death benefit for spouses is $10 times the number of spouses enrolled. The more that are enrolled the more benefit to loved ones of Agriculture Teachers Association  members enrolled in the plan.

    Applications can be found below. Open enrollment is June-September for Active Agriculture Teachers Association Members.

    Teacher Discounts      
    The following link will take you to a variety of discounts for teachers.  You must verify through ID.me to receive some of the discounts  Click here or here. 

    NameDate AddedSize
    Kenneth Hughes Beneficiary Form 4/13/2020 28 KB
    Kenneth Hughes Beneficiary Form-Spouse 4/13/2020 28 KB
    Kenneth Hughes Enrollment Form 4/13/2020 29 KB
    Kenneth Hughes Guidelines 4/13/2020 55 KB
    Wyndham Rewards Flyer & Code 8/24/2020 160 KB

    Tax Deduction Status      
    "Contributions or gifts to Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas are not tax deductible as charitable contributions. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses."

      Corporate Sponsors

      Association Sponsors
      Fresh Country  

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