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

     

2018-2019

 

September  

October 

November

December  

January  

February

March  

April

May

June

 July

August 

December 2018

STAAR Testing

DATE  

EVENT  

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  

24  

Christmas Eve   

25  

Christmas Day   

26  

Day after Christmas(TEA closed)

26   

Kwanzaa Begins 

31  

New Year's Eve  


January  2019

School Board Recognition Month  
Human Trafficking Prevention Month   

DATE  

EVENT  

1  

New Year's Day (TEA Closed)

886th Session of the Texas Legislature Convenes
152019 Digital Transition Discussion - Digital Design, Region 20 Education Service Center, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: The Learning Counsel, 703-433-3715, davidk@learningcounsel.com

19Confederate Heroes Day
21Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (TEA Closed)  
  
27-30

TASA Midwinter Conference & Education Expo, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: TASA, 800-725-8272, www.tasanet.org/midwinter  

28Christa McAuliffe Day
30-Feb 1TCTA Annual Convention, Sheraton Hotel at the Capitol, Austin, TX.
Contact: Persie Ngo-Hatchie, Texas Classroom Teachers Association, 512-477-9415, pngohatchie@tcta.org


February 2019

Black History Month
Career & Technology Education Month  

DATE  

EVENT  

4-8TCEA Convention and Exposition, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Texas Computer Education Association, 800-282-8232, registration@tcea.org
10-12 TASSP Assistant/Aspiring Principal Workshop, Hilton Austin Airport Hotel, Austin, TX.
Contact: Billy Pringle, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, 512-443-2100, ext 8505, pringle@tassp.org

14  

Valentine's Day  

16-23National FFA Week   https://www.ffa.org/participate/events/ffa-week
  
18President's Day (TEA Closed)
18-21     Texas School Public Relations Association Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort, Cedar Creek, TX
Contact: TSPRA, http://www.tspra.org/
19State of Texas Anniversary Remembrance DayTexas Government Code 

19Iwo Jima Day  Texas Government Code 662  
  
21-22Fourth Annual STEM Summit of South Texas, Isla Grand Beach Resort, South Padre Island, TX.
Contact: STEM Center of South Texas, Region I Education Service Center, 956-984-6042, gperez@esc1.net


March 2019

Texas History Month
Youth Art Month 
Music in Our Schools Month 

DATE  

EVENT  

 Texas Public Schools Week,http://www.tspra.org/
 
  

2

 

Texas Independence Day

  
3-4TASSP Making Middle School Matter, Hilton Austin Airport Hotel, Austin, TX.
Contact: Billy Pringle, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, 512-443-2100, ext 8505, pringle@tassp.org 

4-8

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

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

10Daylight Savings Time Begins – turn clocks ahead one hour

17  

St. Patrick's Day  

29Vietnam Veterans Day   Texas Government Code 662 

31      Cesar Chavez Day Texas Government Code 662  


April 2019

  STAAR Testing
 Child Safety Month 
Month of the Military Child

DATE  

EVENT  

7-13 National Library Weekwww.ala.org  

15-18Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: Elise Walker, TLA, 512.328-1518, elisew@txla.org 

19Good Friday 

21Easter 

21San Jacinto Day

22-26 

Public School Volunteer Weekwww.projectappleseed.org

24Administrative Professionals Day
26-27     TSTA House of Delegates, Frisco, TX.
Contact: Portia Bosse, TSTA Director of Public Affairs, PORTIAB@tsta.org

 

May 2019

   STAAR Testing

DATE

EVENT

5Cinco de Mayo 

6-10  

National PTA Teacher Appreciation Weekwww.pta.org

7National Teacher Day
 
 
8Public School Paraprofessional Day  Texas Government Code 662
9Willie Velasquez Day   Texas Government Code 662
  
12Mother's Day
  

27

Memorial Day (TEA Closed)

27     86th session of the Texas Legislature Sine Die



  June 2019

STAAR Testing

 DATE

EVENT

9-11Elementary Technology Conference, Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis, Galveston, TX.
Contact: Texas Computer Education Association, 800-282-8232, registration@tcea.org

12-14TASSP Summer Workshop, Austin Convention Center; Austin, TX. 
Contact: Cindy Kirby, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, 512-443-2100, ext 8506, cindy@tassp.org 

14Flag Day  
  

16

Father's Day  

19Emancipation Day (TEA Skeleton staff)
  


July 2019

STAAR Testing
Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Month  

DATE

EVENT

4

Independence Day(TEA Closed)  

9-12Texas Library Association Annual Assembly, Hyatt Regency Barton Springs, Austin, TX.
Contact: Elise Walker, TLA, 512.328-1518, elisew@txla.org 

11-14TASSP New Principals Academy, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Billy Pringle, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, 512-443-2100, ext 8505, pringle@tassp.org 

14-1635th Annual TAHPERD Summer Conference, Embassy Suites by Hilton Conference Center & Spa, San Marcos, TX.
Contact: Lisa Fall, Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 512-459-1299, lisa@tahperd.org 

27National Day of the Cowboy   Texas Government Code 662

August 2019

DATE

EVENT

9-11Back to School Sales Tax Holiday
Contact: Texas Comptroller's Office,  https://comptroller.texas.gov/taxes/publications/98-490/ 

11Texas Parents Day   Texas Government Code 662 
  
26Women's Independence Day  Texas Government Code 662 

 27

LBJ's Birthday  (TEA Skeleton Crew)


September 2019

Library Card Sign Up Month

DATE

EVENT

Labor Day (TEA Closed)

8Grandparents Daywww.grandparents-day.com 

11Texas First Responders Day Texas Government Code 662
10-12State 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 

13State 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
  
15Texian Navy Day  Texas Government Code 662 

16 Diez y Seis de Septiembre

17-23Constitution Week

17

Constitution Day 


19Dr. Hector P. Garcia Day   Texas Government Code 662 

20-22 TASA/TASB Annual Convention, Dallas,TX.
Contact:TASA/TASB, 800-725-8272,  https://www.tasa.tasb.org/Home.aspx 

28American Indian Heritage Day   Texas Government Code 662


 October 2019

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

DATE

EVENT

1-6Monarch Butterfly Week  Texas Government Code 662
  
2International Walk to School Daywww.walktoschool-usa.org

6-12

Fire Prevention Weekwww.nfpa.org

14

Columbus Day (Observed)

16

National Boss' Day   

23-31Red Ribbon Week  http://redribbon.org
  
31Halloween 

November 2019

Month of the Military Family

DATE  

EVENT  

1     Texas Arbor Day  Texas A&M Forest Service 
  
3Father of Texas Day  Texas Government Code 662 

3

Daylight Savings Time Ends – Set clocks back one hour 

5Election Day

11 Veteran's Day (TEA Closed)

12-14

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  

15

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

28  

Thanksgiving (TEA closed) 

29 

Day After Thanksgiving (TEA closed)