TEA Events Calendar

The TEA Events Calendar lists dates for education-related conferences and events. It also includes scheduled dates for the Texas State Board of Education meetings as well as major and minor holidays. The calendar follows the academic year. If you would like to add an education-related event, please email the information to deetta.culbertson@tea.texas.gov

     

2017-2018

 

September  

October 

November

December  

January  

February

March  

April

May

June

 July

August 



  June 2017

STAAR Testing

 DATE

EVENT

9State Board for Educator Certification Meeting, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact: Texas Education Agency, 512-936-9831,   SBECPublicComment@tea.texas.gov  www.tea.state.tx.us 

14Flag Day  
  
15-16Texas Fine Arts Summit XVIII, Airport Hilton Hotel, Austin, TX.
Contact: Center for Educator Development in Fine Arts (CEDFA), www.cedfa.org/summits/summit-xviii 

18

Father's Day

19Emancipation Day (TEA Skeleton staff)
  
20-22State Board of Education Committee Meetings, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact:Texas Education Agency, 512-463-9007, www.tea.state.tx.us 
  
23State Board of Education Board Meeting, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.  
Contact:   Texas Education Agency, 512-463-9007, www.tea.state.tx.us  

 July 2017

STAAR Testing
Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Month   

DATE

EVENT

4

Independence Day(TEA Closed)  

23National Day of the Cowboy   Texas Government Code 662 


August 2017

DATE

EVENT

4State Board for Educator Certification Meeting, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact: Texas Education Agency, 512-936-9831,  SBECPublicComment@tea.texas.gov  www.tea.state.tx.us  

11-13Back to School Sales Tax Holiday
Contact: Texas Comptroller's Office,  https://comptroller.texas.gov/taxes/publications/98-490/ 

13Texas Parents Day   Texas Government Code 662 
  
26Women's Independence Day  Texas Government Code 662 

 27

LBJ's Birthday

 September 2017

Library Card Sign Up Month

DATE

EVENT

Labor Day (TEA Closed)

10Grandparents Daywww.grandparents-day.com 

11Texas First Responders Day Texas Government Code 662
12-14State Board of Education Committee Meetings, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.  
Contact:   Texas Education Agency, 512-463-9007, www.tea.state.tx.us 

15State Board of Education Board Meeting, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.  
Contact:   Texas Education Agency, 512-463-9007, www.tea.state.tx.us
  
16Texian Navy Day  Texas Government Code 662 

18

Constitution Day 
  
17-23 Constitution Week
20Dr. Hector P. Garcia Day   Texas Government Code 662 

26-27TCDSS presents: Advancing Improvement in Education, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Dr. Adrienne Aldaco, Texas Center for District and School Support, 512-919-5141, adrienne.aldaco@esc13.txed.net

29American Indian Heritage Day   Texas Government Code 662

 
October 2017

Bully Prevention Month
 Persons with Disabilities History & Awareness Month
   
Computer Learning Month

DATE

EVENT

1-7Monarch Butterfly Week  Texas Government Code 662
  
4International Walk to School Daywww.walktoschool-usa.org  
  
6State Board for Educator Certification Meeting, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact: Texas Education Agency, 512-936-9831,   SBECPublicComment@tea.texas.gov  www.tea.state.tx.us  

6-8TASA/TASB Annual Convention, Dallas, TX.
Contact:TASA/TASB, https://www.tasa.tasb.org/Home.aspx

 8-14

Fire Prevention Weekwww.nfpa.org

Columbus Day (Observed)

 16

National Boss' Day 

23-31Red Ribbon Week  http://redribbon.org
  
31Halloween 


November 2017

DATE  

EVENT  

3Father of Texas Day  Texas Government Code 662 
  
3     Texas Arbor Day  Texas A&M Forest Service 
  

5

Daylight Savings Time Ends – Set clocks back one hour 

7Election Day

7-9

State Board of Education Committee Meetings, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact:Texas Education Agency, 512-463-9007, www.tea.state.tx.us  

10

State Board of Education Board Meeting, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact:Texas Education Agency, 512-463-9007, www.tea.state.tx.us

11 Veteran's Day
16National Parent Involvement Dayhttp://www.projectappleseed.org 

 23  

Thanksgiving (TEA closed) 

24 

Day After Thanksgiving (TEA closed)


December 2017

STAAR Testing

DATE  

EVENT  

8State Board for Educator Certification Meeting, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact: Texas Education Agency, 512-936-9831,   SBECPublicComment@tea.texas.gov  www.tea.state.tx.us  

 24  

Christmas Eve   

25  

Christmas Day 

26  

Day after Christmas(TEA closed)

26   

Kwanzaa Begins 

31  

New Year's Eve


January  2018

School Board Recognition Month  
Human Trafficking Prevention Month   

DATE  

EVENT  

1  

New Year's Day (TEA Closed)

15Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (TEA Closed)  
  

 19  

Confederate Heroes Day (TEA Skeleton staff)  

28Christa McAuliffe Day
28-31

TASA Midwinter Conference & Education Expo, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: Paul Whitton Jr., Texas Association of School Administrators, 512-477-6361, pwhitton@tasanet.org


February 2018

Black History Month
Career & Technology Education Month  

DATE  

EVENT  

 14  

Valentine's Day  

17-24National FFA Week   https://www.ffa.org/participate/events/ffa-week
  
19State of Texas Anniversary Remembrance DayTexas Government Code 

19Iwo Jima Day  Texas Government Code 662  
  
19President's Day (TEA Closed)
  


March 2018

Texas History Month
Youth Art Month 
Music in Our Schools Month 
STAAR Testing

DATE  

EVENT  

 Texas Public Schools Week,http://www.tspra.org/
 
  

2

 

Texas Independence Day (TEA Skeleton staff)

 

5-9 

National School Breakfast Weekhttps://schoolnutrition.org/nsbw/ 

6 Alamo Memorial Day
Contact: Marshall Doke, Texas Scottish Rite Masons, mdoke@gardere.com 

11Daylight Savings Time Begins – turn clocks ahead one hour

17  

St. Patrick's Day  

29Vietnam Veterans Day   Texas Government Code 662 

30      Good Friday 


April 2018

  STAAR Testing
 Child Safety Month

DATE  

EVENT  

1Easter 

 8-14

National Library Weekwww.ala.org  
  

 16-20 

Public School Volunteer Weekwww.projectappleseed.org

21San Jacinto Day

 

May 2018

   STAAR Testing

DATE

EVENT

5Cinco de Mayo 

6-12  

National PTA Teacher Appreciation Weekwww.pta.org

8National Teacher Day
 
9Willie Velasquez Day   Texas Government Code 662
  
9Public School Paraprofessional Day  Texas Government Code 662

13Mother's Day
  

28

Memorial Day (TEA Closed)