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

     

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December  

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April

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 July

August 



 September 2016

Library Card Sign Up Month

DATE

EVENT

Labor Day (TEA Closed)

11Texas First Responders Day Texas Government Code 662

11

Grandparents Day, www.grandparents-day.com

13-15State 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
 
15-16CLA XVIII, Region 6 Education Service Center, Huntsville, TX.
Contact: Texas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 512-477-8200, texasascd@txascd.org 
 
16State 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
  
16Constitution Day 
 
17 Texian Navy Day  Texas Government Code 662

17-23 Constitution Week

19-20Texas Education and Workforce Summit, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: Texas Workforce Commission, 512-463-2222, twc.state.tx.us 
   
21Dr. Hector P. Garcia Day   Texas Government Code 662

23-25TASA/TASB Convention, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX.
Contact: Paul Whitton, Texas Association of School Administrators/Texas Association of School Boards, 512-4776361, pwhitton@tasanet.org, https://www.tasa.tasb.org  
  
24-25TASC Advisors Workshop, Embassy Suites & Conference Center, San Marcos, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org 
  
30American Indian Heritage Day   Texas Government Code 662

 

October 2016

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

DATE

EVENT

1-7Monarch Butterfly Week  Texas Government Code 662
  
5International Walk to School Day, www.walktoschool-usa.org 
  
7State 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 
   

 9-15 

Fire Prevention Week, www.nfpa.org

9-12AMLE2016 - The Annual Conference for Middle Level Education, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: Association for Middle Level Education, 800-528-6672, membercenter@amle.orgwww.amle.org/annual  
  
 10 

Columbus Day (Observed)

10-14National School Lunch Weekhttp://schoolnutrition.org/home.aspx
 
11ASCD Visible Learningplus Foundation Day, Katy ISD, Katy, TX.
Contact: Texas Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development, 512-477-8200, texasascd@txascd.org 
  
16-18

TEPSA Assistant Principals Conference, Omni Southpark Hotel, Austin, TX.
Contact: Kirsten Hund, Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, 512-478-5268, kirsten@tepsa.org 

 17

National Boss' Day

23-31Red Ribbon Week  http://redribbon.org
  
27-28TCEA 2016 System Administrator and Technical Support Conference, TCEA Conference Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: Chris Kelly, Texas Computer Education Association, 800-282-8232, ckelly@tcea.org
 
30-Nov. 1Texas ASCD 2016 Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency, Dallas, TX.
Contact: Laura Stubbins, Texas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 512-477-8200, lstubbins@txascd.org
31Halloween

 

November 2016

 

DATE  

EVENT  

3Father of Texas Day  Texas Government Code 662 
  
3-4TASC Middle Level Annual Conference, Embassy Suites & Conference Center, San Marcos, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org
  
4     Texas Arbor Day  Texas A&M Forest Service 
  

6

Daylight Savings Time Ends – Set clocks back one hour 

8Election Day
 
9Texas Evaluation Summit, Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX.
Contact: Kirsten Hund, Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, 512-478-5268, kirsten@tepsa.org  
 
10-12Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (CAST), Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Science Teachers Association of Texas, 512-491-6685, www.statweb.org/CAST  
  
11Veteran's Day (TEA closed)
  
13-14TASC Middle Level State Conference, Embassy Suites and Conference Center, San Marcos, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org
   

16-17

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  

17National Parent Involvement Day, http://www.projectappleseed.org 
  
17-18TCEA 2016 Campus Technology Specialists Academy, TCEA Conference Center, Austin, TX.
Contact:  Chris Kelly, Texas Computer Education Association, 800-282-8232, ckelly@tcea.org
   

18

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

 24  

Thanksgiving (TEA closed) 

25 

Day After Thanksgiving (TEA closed)

30-Dec. 2TAGT Annual Conference, Sheraton Dallas, Dallas, TX.
Contact: Paulina van Eeden Hill, Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, 512-499-8248, paulina@tcgifted.org
   
30-Dec. 3TAHPERD 93rd Annual Convention, Moody Gardens, Galveston, TX.
Contact: Lisa Fall, Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 512-459-1299, lisa@tahperd.org


December 2016

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 
 
9-10TAMS Annual Legislative Conference, Hyatt Lost Pines, Lost Pines, TX.
Contact: Sandy Schwartz, Texas Association of Midsize Schools, 512-346-2177, sschwartz@midsizeschools.org
 

 24  

Christmas Eve   

25  

Christmas Day 

26  

Day after Christmas(TEA closed)

26   

Kwanzaa Begins 

31  

New Year's Eve

January  2017

School Board Recognition Month  
Human Trafficking Prevention Month   

DATE  

EVENT  

1  

New Year's Day   

1085th Session of the Texas Legislature convenes in Austin, TX.

  http://www.capitol.state.tx.us

16Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (TEA Closed) 
  

 19  

Confederate Heroes Day (TEA Skeleton staff) 

20-22TASC Advanced Leadership Workshop, Lakeview Retreat Center, Palestine, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org
  
28Christa McAuliffe Day

29-Feb. 1

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

31-Feb. 2State 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
  
Feb. 3State 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 


February 2017

Black History Month
Career & Technology Education Month  

DATE  

EVENT  

2-3TCTA Annual Convention & Capitol Visit, Sheraton Austin Hotel, Austin, TX.
Contact: Persie Ngo-Hatchie, Texas Classroom Teachers Association, 512-477-9415, pngohatchie@tcta.org  
  
6-10TCEA 2017 Convention and Exposition, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: Janny Vasquez, Texas Computer Education Association, 800-282-8232, registration@tcea.org
  
8-11TMEA 2017 Annual Clinic and Convention, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Robert Floyd, Texas Music Educators Association, 512-452-0710, ext 101, rfloyd@tmea.org
  
10-12TASC Advanced Leadership Workshop, Mo Ranch, Hunt, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org
  

 14  

Valentine's Day  

17-19TAFE Teach Tomorrow Summit, University of Texas at Arlington and Sheraton Arlington Hotel, Arlington, TX.
Contact: Donita Garza, Texas Association of Future Educators, 512-443-2100, ext 230, donita@tassp.org
 
18-25National 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  
  
20President's Day (TEA Closed)
  
27-28Fast Growth School Coalition 2917 Conference and Legislative Day, Hilton Austin, Austin, TX.
Contact: Fast Growth School Coalition, 512-536-1206, http://fastgrowthtexas.org  


March 2017

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

DATE  

EVENT  

Feb. 27-Mar 3Texas Public Schools Week,http://www.tspra.org/
 
 

 2

Texas Independence Day (TEA Skeleton staff)

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

6-10 

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

12 

Daylight Savings Time Begins – turn clocks ahead one hour 

 17  

St. Patrick's Day  

29Vietnam Veterans Day   Texas Government Code 662

April 2017

  STAAR Testing
 Child Safety Month

DATE  

EVENT  

9-11TAGT Leadership Conference, Omni Houston Hotel, Houston, TX.
Contact: Paulina van Eeden Hill, Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, 512-499-8248, paulina@txgifted.org
 
9-11TASC HIgh School Annual Conference, Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org

 9-15

National Library Week, www.ala.org 
  

 17-21 

Public School Volunteer Week, www.projectappleseed.org 

18-20 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 
   
21State 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 
 
21San Jacinto Day(TEA Skeleton staff)


May 2017

   STAAR Testing

DATE

EVENT

1-5 

National PTA Teacher Appreciation Week, www.pta.org

2National Teacher Day
 
5Cinco de Mayo  
  
9Wilie Velasquez Day   Texas Government Code 662
  
10Public School Paraprofessional Day  Texas Government Code 662

14Mother's Day
  

29

Memorial Day (TEA Closed)

2985th Session of the Texas Legislature - Sine Die


  June 2017

STAAR Testing

 DATE

EVENT

14Flag Day  
  

 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

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

 27

LBJ's Birthday