The Association of Texas Leaders for Education, commonly known as ATLE, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to creating a college bound culture by effectively bringing excitement, awareness and understanding to students and families - so that the obstacles of successfully planning and paying for postsecondary education are removed.


Welcome to ATLE!

With feet on the ground, ATLE's members and supporters provide hands-on insight, information, presentations and collateral to energize a college going culture in the landscape of diverse Texas neighborhoods and communities. With your volunteerism and support, we'll help ensure that every young Texan has the opportunity to dream, discover higher education opportunities beyond high school, and succeed in their ability to finance that education.

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TASFAA Vision and Preferred Future

The Association fosters commitment to these activities through initiatives collectively known as TASFAA’s Preferred Future. These initiatives are: Training and Education; Technology; Outreach and Early Awareness; Partnerships; and Legislative.

Our spotlight is on the TASFAA National Training for Counselors and Mentors NT4CM!

ATLE has chosen donate their spotlight to the Texas Association of Financial Aid Administrators (TASFAA) Early Awarness Committee. "The Early Awareness Committee facilitates a positive, cooperative relationship between the Association and Texas middle schools and high schools providing financial aid information. In order to accomplish its goals the committee will Coordinate annual training in all 20 regions of the state and annually update, produce and distribute comprehensive financial aid materials for training attendees."

ATLE has also volunteered their time and efforts on setting up the registration pages for all the host sites. Please check our calendar for a list of all the current training locations and dates.

Click here to find a list of sites and register online!

NT4CM is a collaborative partnership between Federal Student Aid (FSA), the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), the National Council for Higher Education Loan Providers (NCHELP), the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the National College Access Network (NCAN). Over the past several years, NT4CM has advanced the important objective of helping counselors and mentors get the information they need to assist students in funding their postsecondary education goals.