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

     

2016-2017

 

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October 

November

December  

January 

February

March 

April

May

June

 July

August 



 July 2016

STAAR Testing
Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Month   

DATE

EVENT

4

Independence Day(TEA Closed)  

10-12

TAHPERD's 32 Annual Summer Convention, Embassy Suites Hotel & Convention Center, Frisco, TX.
Contact: Lisa Fall, Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 512-459-1299, lisa@tahperd.org 

14-17TASSP New Principal Academy, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Brent Jaco, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, 512-443-2100, ext 224, jaco@tassp.org  
19-21State 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 
  

 22

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

23National Day of the Cowboy   Texas Government Code 662 
  
24-26TCEA 2016 Tots & Technology Summer Conference: Frisco, Embassy Suites Frisco Hotel & Convention Center, Frisco, TX.
Contact: Chris Kelly, Texas Computer Education Association, 800-282-8232, ckelly@tcea.org 
28-29TCEA 2016 Chromebook Academy, TCEA Conference Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: Chris Kelly, Texas Computer Education Association, 800-282-8232, ckelly@tcea.org  

 

August 2016

DATE

EVENT

1-2TAFE Advisors Workshop, Sheraton Hotel, Dallas, TX. 
 Contact: Donita Garza, Texas Association of Future Educators, 512-443-2100, ext 230, donita@tassp.org
  
5-7     

Texas Sales Tax Holiday/Tax-Free Weekend
http://comptroller.texas.gov/taxinfo/taxpubs/taxholiday/d/

14Texas Parents Day   Texas Government Code 662 
  
26Women's Independence Day  Texas Government Code 662

 27

LBJ's Birthday

 

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

14-15State 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

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 
  

 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 
  
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  
 
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 
 

 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) 

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


February 2017

Black History Month
Career & Technology Education Month  

DATE  

EVENT  

 14  

Valentine's Day  

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)
  


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  

 9-15

National Library Week, www.ala.org 
  

 17-21 

Public School Volunteer Week, www.projectappleseed.org 

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)