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

 


August 2015

DATE

EVENT

7Public release of the 2015 State Accountability Ratings
Contact: Texas Education Agency, Division of Performance Reporting, 512-463-9704, Performance.Reporting@tea.texas.gov
  
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

7-9Texas Sales Tax Holiday - Tax Free Weekend 
 
http://comptroller.texas.gov/taxinfo/taxpubs/taxholiday/d/

 

 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

13 Rosh 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
   
4-6TEPSA Assistant Principal Conference, Omni Southpark Hotel, Austin, TX.
Contact: Kirsten Hund, Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association, 512-478-5268, kirsten@tepsa.org
  

 4-10 

Fire Prevention Week, www.nfpa.org

 7

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

 
12
 

Columbus Day (Observed)

13TEPSA K-2 Learning Conference, San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Kirsten Hund, Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association, 512-478-5268, kirsten@tepsa.org
  
 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  
  
29-30TCEA System Administrators & Technical Support Conference, Austin, TX.
Contact: Meaghan L. Rhame, Texas Computer Education Association, 800-282-8232, mrhame@tcea.org  
  
31Halloween
  


  November 2015

 

DATE  

EVENT  

1

Daylight Savings Time Ends – Set clocks back one hour  

1-2TASSP Fall Summit, Austin, TX.
Contact: Cindy Kirby, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, 512-443-2100, cindy@tassp.org 
   
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
5TEPSA Fall Summit, Grapevine Convention Center, Grapevine, TX.
Contact: Kirsten Hund, Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association, 512-478-5268, kirsten@tepsa.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  

2-42015 TAGT Annual Conference, Grand Hyatt Hotel & Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Tracy Weinberg, Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented, 512-499-8248, tweinberg@txgifted.org
  
11-12     TAMS Annual Legislative Conference, Hyatt Regency Hill Country Hotel, San Antonio, TX. 
Contact: Sandy Schwartz, Texas Association of Mid-Size Schools, 512-346-2177, sschwartz@midsizeschools.org  
  

 24  

Christmas Eve (TEA closed)  

25  

Christmas Day (TEA closed)  

26  

Day after Christmas

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) 

21-232016 Texas STEM Conference, Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonade, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Texas STEM Coalition, www.TxSTEM.org
22-24Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts 51st Annual Conference, Austin, TX.
Contact: 512-617-3200, info@tctela.org, tctela.org  
  
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  

27-28State 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 
 

 28  

Christa McAuliffe Day  

29State Board of Education Meeting, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact:Texas Education Agency, 512-463-9007, www.tea.state.tx.us 
 
30TAGT Gifted Plus Conference, Chapin High School, El Paso, TX.
Contact: Tracy Weinberg, Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented, 512-499-8248, tweinberg@txgifted.org  
  

 
February 2016

Black History Month
Career & Technology Education Month  

DATE  

EVENT  

1-5Texas Computer Education Association 2016 Convention & Exposition, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: Meaghan L. Rhame, Texas Computer Education Association, 800-282-8232, mrhame@tcea.org  
  
 10Ash Wednesday 
  

 14  

Valentine’s Day  

14-16TASSP Assistant/Aspiring Principal Workshop, Austin, TX.
Contact: Cindy Kirby, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, 512-443-2100, cindy@tassp.org
 

 15 

President’s Day (TEA Closed)  

18-19Texas Transition Conference: Navigating Systems for Post School Success, Westin Dallas Park Central, Dallas, TX.
Contact: Cheryl Grenwelge, 979-458-1593

 20-27

National FFA Week 

Feb. 29-Mar 4Texas 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


 April 2016

  STAAR Testing

DATE  

EVENT  

4-5TAGT 2016 Leadership Conference, Hilton Hotel, Fort Worth, TX.
Contact: Tracy Weinberg, Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented, 512-499-8248, tweinberg@txgifted.org  
  
6-7State 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 
8State Board of Education Meeting, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact:Texas Education Agency, 512-463-9007, www.tea.state.tx.us 
  

 10-16

National Library Week, www.ala.org 
  
12TEPSA K-2 Learning Conference, Irving Convention Center, Irving, TX.
Contact: Kirsten Hund, Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association, 512-478-5268, kirsten@tepsa.org
  

 18-22 

Public School Volunteer Week, www.projectappleseed.org 

21

San Jacinto Day(TEA Skeleton staff)

27 

Administrative Professionals’ Day  

  

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

30

Memorial Day (TEA Closed)

 

June 2016

STAAR Testing
  
 

 DATE

EVENT

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   

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