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

     

2015-2016

 



 April 2015

  STAAR Testing

DATE  

EVENT  

3

Good Friday  

5

Easter Sunday  

10

TASC Board Meeting, Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org  

10-12

TASC HS Annual Conference, Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org  

 12-18


 National Library Week, www.ala.org 
  
13-14

Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented Leadership Conference, Austin, TX.
Contact: Tracy Weinberg, TAGT, 512-499-8248, tweinberg@txgifted.org 

14-17Texas Library Association 2015 Annual Conference, Austin Convention Center,Austin, TX.
Contact: Gloria Meraz, TLA, 512-328-1518, gloriam@txla.org, www.txla.org
 
15-16

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

 17

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

172015 Spring Lecture Series: Promoting Academic & Socioemotional Growth Among Exceptional Learners, UT Dallas Main Campus, Dallas, TX.
Contact: Center for Children & Families, ccf.utdallas.edu/programs-resource
 

 20-24 

Public School Volunteer Week, www.projectappleseed.org 

21

San Jacinto Day(TEA Skeleton staff)

22 

Administrative Professionals’ Day  

 

May 2015

   STAAR Testing

DATE

EVENT

 4-8  

National PTA Teacher Appreciation Week, www.pta.org

5Cinco de Mayo  

 5

National Teacher Day

10

Mother’s Day

25

Memorial Day (TEA Closed)

 31-June 1

College Counseling & Career Development Conference, Austin Marriott South, Austin, TX.
Contact: Robin Rumancik, Texas Counseling Association, 512-472-3404, robin@txca.org  

June 2015

STAAR Testing
  
 

 DATE

EVENT

1Sine Die, Last day of the 84th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature
 
9-12

 TASSP Summer Workshop & Law Conference, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: Cindy Kirby, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, 512-443-2100, cindy@tassp.org  

11-13

TASB Summer Leadership Institute, Marriott Rivercenter,
San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Texas Association of School Boards, 512/467-0222, www.tasb.org

 12

 State Board for Educator Certification Meeting, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact:Texas Education Agency, 512-936-8304, www.tea.state.tx.us

 14

Flag Day

17-18

2015 Texas CTO Clinic, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Austin, TX.
Contact:  Alice Owens, Texas K-12 CTO Council, www.cosn.org/texas 

18-20

TASB Summer Leadership Institute, Omni Hotel, Fort Worth, TX.
Contact: Texas Association of School Boards, 512/467-0222, www.tasb.org

19Emancipation Day (TEA Skeleton staff)
  

 21  

Father’s Day

21

84th Texas Legislature, Last day governor can sign or veto bills passed during the regular legislative session

 24-26

Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT), George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX.
Contact: CAMT, 512-335-2268, www.camtonline.org

 

July 2015

STAAR Testing   

DATE

EVENT

4

Independence Day

13-1615th Annual Environmental Health Sciences Summer Institute, Northwest Forest Conference Center, Cypress, TX.
Contact: Ingrid Deras, Texas A&M Health Science Center, 979-862-1158, dreas@medicine.tamhsc.edu 

 15-16

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

17

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

August 2015

DATE

EVENT

7

State Board for Educator Certification Meeting, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact:Texas Education Agency, 512-936-8304, www.tea.state.tx.us

 27

LBJ’s Birthday (TEA Skeleton staff)

 

September 2015

Library Card Sign Up Month

DATE

EVENT

7  

Labor Day (TEA Closed)

9-10

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

11

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

13

Grandparents Day, www.grandparents-day.com

13Rosh Hashanah begins
17

Constitution Day

17-23

Constitution Week

22

Yom Kippur begins

 

October 2015

Bully Prevention Month

Computer Learning Month

 

DATE

EVENT

2-42015 TASA/TASB Convention, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: www.tasa.tasb.org
   

 4-10 

Fire Prevention Week, www.nfpa.org

 7

International Walk to School Day, www.walktoschool-usa.org  

 
12
 

Columbus Day (Observed)

 
16

National Boss’ Day


16

State Board for Educator Certification Meeting, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact:Texas Education Agency, 512-936-8304, www.tea.state.tx.us

18-24National School Bus Safety Week, www.napt.org

23-31Red Ribbon Week  
  
31Halloween
  


  November 2015

 

DATE  

EVENT  

1

Daylight Savings Time Ends – Set clocks back one hour  

3Election Day
 
4-7TCA 59th Annual Professional Growth Conference, Omni Hotel & American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, TX.
Contact: Texas Counseling Association, 512-472-3403, robin@txca.org

 11  

Veteran’s Day (TEA closed)

16-18Advancing Improvement In Education (AIE) Conference, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Arin Fullerton, Texas Center for District and School Support, 512-919-5171, arin.fullerton@esc13.txed.net, www.aieconference.net

 17-21  

American Education Week, www.nea.org  

18-19

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  

20

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  

 26 

Thanksgiving (TEA closed)  

27 

Day After Thanksgiving (TEA closed)  

 

December 2015

STAAR Testing

DATE  

EVENT  

 24  

Christmas Eve (TEA closed)  

25  

Christmas Day (TEA closed)  

26  

Day after Christmas (TEA closed)  

26   

Kwanzaa Begins  

31  

New Year’s Eve  

 

 January  2016

School Board Recognition Month  

DATE  

EVENT  

1  

New Year’s Day (TEA closed)  

18Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (TEA Closed) 
  

 19  

Confederate Heroes Day (TEA Skeleton staff) 


24-27

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  

28  

Christa McAuliffe Day  

 
February 2016

Black History Month
Career & Technology Education Month  

DATE  

EVENT  


  10
Ash Wednesday 

 14  

Valentine’s Day  

15 

President’s Day (TEA Closed)  

 20-27

National FFA Week 

Feb. 29-Mar 4
  Texas Public Schools Week, http://www.tspra.org/
  

March 2016

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

DATE  

EVENT  

Feb. 29-Mar 4  Texas Public Schools Week, http://www.tspra.org/
 

2

Texas Independence Day (TEA Skeleton staff)  

7-11  

National School Breakfast Week  

13 

Daylight Savings Time Begins – turn clocks ahead one hour  

 17  

St. Patrick’s Day  

20
  
Palm Sunday  
  

 25

Good Friday  
27 Easter