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 



 May 2016

   STAAR Testing

DATE

EVENT

 2-6 

National PTA Teacher Appreciation Week, www.pta.org

3National Teacher Day
 
5Cinco de Mayo  
  

 8

Mother's Day

9Wilie Velasquez Day   Texas Government Code 662

11Public School Paraprofessional Day  Texas Government Code 662

30

Memorial Day (TEA Closed)

 

June 2016

STAAR Testing

 DATE

EVENT

13-15Texas ASCD's Ignite16: Transforming Curriculum with Technology, Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX.

Contact: Laura Stubbins, Texas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 512-477-8200, lstubbins@txascd.org  

14Flag Day  
  
15-16

Unlocking the Learning: Learning Forward Texas Summer Conference, The Hurst Conference Center, Hurst, TX.
Contact: Denise Sanford, Denise.Sanford@icloud.com 

15-17

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

15-17     TEPSA Summer Conference, Austin Renaissance Hotel, Austin, TX.
Contact: Kirsten Hund, Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association, 512-478-5268, kirsten@tepsa.org  
  
19Emancipation Day
  

 19

Father's Day

 

July 2016

STAAR Testing
Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Month   

DATE

EVENT

4

Independence Day(TEA Closed)  

20-21State 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

 

August 2016

DATE

EVENT

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
 
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

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
 
 
 17

National Boss' Day

23-31Red Ribbon Week  http://redribbon.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
 
11Veteran's Day (TEA closed)
  

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 
  

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)


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