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.state.tx.us

     

 2014-2015

 

 



 September 2014

Library Card Sign Up Month

DATE

EVENT

1

Labor Day (TEA Closed)

7

Grandparents Day, www.grandparents-day.com

13-14

TASC/Honor Society Advisors Workshop, Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center, San Marcos, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org  

 17

Constitution Day

17-23

Constitution Week

16-18

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

19

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

Rosh Hashanah begins

26-28

TASA/TASB Convention, Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, TX.
Contact:  Paul Whitton Jr., Texas Association of School Administrators, 512-477-6361, www.tasa.tasb.org

27

TAFE Advisor's Workshop, Embassy Suites, San Marcos, TX.
Contact: Donita Garza, Texas Association of Future Educators, 512-443-2100, ext 230, donita@tassp.org 

28-30

TEPSA Tour, Austin Omni Southpark Hotel, Austin, TX.
Contact: Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association, 512-478-5268, www.tepsa.org 

 
October 2014

Computer Learning Month

 

DATE

EVENT

5

Gifted + Conference, John Chapen High School, El Paso, TX.
Contact: Tracy Weinberg, Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented, 512-499-8248, tweinberg@txgifted.org

 5-11  

Fire Prevention Week, www.nfpa.org

 8

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

8-11

53rd Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference, Dallas, TX.
Contact: Council for Economic Education, Annamaria Cerreta, 212-730-6727, www.councilforeconed.org/events/cee-national-conference

 13

Columbus Day (Observed)

 16

National Boss’ Day

20-24  

National School Bus Safety Week, www.napt.org

23-24

TCEA System Administrators & Technical Support Conference, TCEA Conference Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: Kristy Breaux, Texas Computer Education Association, 512-476-8500, kristy@tcea.org 

23-24

TASB Superintendent Secretary Training Conference, TASB Offices - Riata Gateway, Austin, TX.
Contact: Texas Association of School Boards, 512-467-0222, www.tasb.org 

 23-31

 Red Ribbon Week

24

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

26-28

Texas ASCD 2014 Annual Conference, Westin Galleria Hotel, Houston, TX.
Contact: Laura Stubbins, Texas Association for Supervision & Curriculum, 512-477-8200, lstubbins@txascd.org 

30-Nov. 2

National Forum on Character Education, Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Contact: Character Education Partnership, 202-296-7743, bcazad@character.org  

 

November 2014

 

DATE  

EVENT  

2

Daylight Savings Time Ends – Set clocks back one hour  

4Election Day
 
5

TEPSA Tour, Grapevine Convention Center, Grapevine, TX.
Contact: Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association, 512-478-5268, www.tepsa.org 

6

TEPSA Tour, Lubbock Overton Hotel, Lubbock, TX.
Contact: Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association, 512-478-5268, www.tepsa.org 

9-11

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

 11  

Veteran’s Day (TEA closed)

12

TEPSA Tour, San Antonio Omni Colonnade, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association, 512-478-5268, www.tepsa.org 

12-15

58th Annual TCA Professional Growth Conference, Dallas Sheraton Hotel, Dallas, TX.
Contact: Robin Rumancik, Texas Counseling Association, 512-472-3404, robin@txca.org

 17-21  

American Education Week, www.nea.org  

19-20

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  

19-21

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) 2014 Regional Conference & Exposition, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX.Contact: NCTM, 5800-235-7566, www.nctm.org/houston

20-22

Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching, Hilton Anatole Hotel, Dallas, TX. 
Contact: Science Teachers Association of Texas, 512-491-6685, stat@statweb.org

21

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  

21

TASC Board Meeting, Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center, San Marcos, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org   

21-22

TASC ML Annual Conference, Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center, San Marcos, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org  

 27  

Thanksgiving (TEA closed)  

28  

Day After Thanksgiving (TEA closed)  

 

December 2014

STAAR Testing

DATE  

EVENT  

3-5

TAHPERD 91st Annual Convention, Moody Gardens, Galveston, TX.
Contact: Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, www.tahperd.org

3-5

Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented 2014 Annual Conference, Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX.
Contact: Contact: Tracy Weinberg, TAGT, 512-499-8248, tweinberg@txgifted.org 

 24  

Christmas Eve (TEA closed)  

25  

Christmas Day (TEA closed)  

26  

Day after Christmas (TEA closed)  

26   

Kwanzaa Begins  

31  

New Year’s Eve  

 

January  2015

School Board Recognition Month  

DATE  

EVENT  

1  

New Year’s Day (TEA closed)  

9

State Board for Educator Certification Special Meeting and Workshop, William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress, Austin, TX.
Contact:Texas Education Agency, 512-936-8304, www.tea.state.tx.us

13

84th Session of the Texas Legislature convenes at noon.
Contact: http://www.capitol.state.tx.us

16-18

TASC Director & Consultant Training, Austin, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org  

 19  

Confederate Heroes Day 

19

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (TEA Closed)  

23-25

TASC Advanced Leadership Workshop, Lakeview Methodist Conference Center, Palestine, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org

25-28

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  

28  

Christa McAuliffe Day  

  

February 2015


Black History Month

Career & Technology Education Month  

DATE  

EVENT  

2-4

Texas Career Education Conference, Renaissance Austin, Austin, TX.
Contact: Jami Gigliotti, Career and Technology Association of Texas, 512-288-8666, registration@ctat.org

8-10

11th Annual School Counselor Conference, Moody Gardens, Galveston, TX.
Contact: Robin Rumancik, Texas Counseling Association, 512-472-3404, robin@txca.org 

1 1-12

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  

13

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

11-14

Texas Music Educators Association Annual Clinic/Convention, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Robert Floyd, TMEA, 512-452-0710, ext 101, rfloyd@tmea.org

13-15

TASC Advanced Leadership Workshop, Mo Ranch Conference Center, Hunt, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org   

 14  

Valentine’s Day  

14-16

TAFE Teach Tomorrow Summit, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

Contact: Donita Garza, Texas Association of Future Educators, 512-443-2100, ext 230, donita@tassp.org

16  

President’s Day (TEA Closed)  

18

Ash Wednesday  

18-19

Fast Growth School Coalition 2015 Legislative Conference, AT&T Executive Center, Austin, TX.
Contact: Fast Growth School Coalition, 512-536-1206, michelle@fastgrowthtexas.org

19-20

TASB Superintendent Secretary Training & Conference, TASB Offices - Riata Gateway, Austin, TX.
Contact: Texas Association of School Boards, 512-467-0222, www.tasb.org  

19-21

NASSP Ignite 15, San Diego, CA.
Contact: Beverly Hutton, National Association of Secondary School Principals, 512-443-2100, huttonb@nassp.org 

 21-28

National FFA Week 

23-26

TSPRA 53rd Annual Conference, San Antonio Colonnade Hotel, San Antonio, TX.
Contact:  Linsae Snider, Texas School Public Relations Association, 512-474-9107, lsnider@tspra.org  

26

Texas PTA Rally Day, Austin Capitol, Austin, TX.
Contact: Darren Grissom, Texas PTA, 512-320-9823, dgrissom@txpta.org 

26-28

TASB Winter Governance & Legal Seminar, Omni Bayfront Hotel, Corpus Christi, TX.
Contact: Texas Association of School Boards, 512-467-0222, www.tasb.org  

 

March 2015

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

DATE  

EVENT  

2  

Texas Independence Day (TEA Skeleton staff)  

2-6Texas Public Schools Week, http://www.tspra.org/
 

2-6  

National School Breakfast Week  

6

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

8  

Daylight Savings Time Begins – turn clocks ahead one hour  

9-12

SXSWedu, Austin, TX  

 17  

St. Patrick’s Day  

29Palm Sunday

 

April 2015

  STAAR Testing

DATE  

EVENT  

3

Good Friday  

5

Easter Sunday  

10

TASC Board Meeting, Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org  

10-12

TASC HS Annual Conference, Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, TX.
Contact: Terry Hamm, Texas Association of Student Councils, 512-443-2100, ext 233, terry@tassp.org  

12-18
 National Library Week, www.ala.org 
  
13-14

Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented Leadership Conference, Austin, TX.
Contact: Tracy Weinberg, TAGT, 512-499-8248, tweinberg@txgifted.org 

15-16

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

17

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

 20-24 

Public School Volunteer Week, www.projectappleseed.org 

21

San Jacinto Day(TEA Skeleton staff)

22 

Administrative Professionals’ Day  

 

May 2015

   STAAR Testing

DATE

EVENT

5

Cinco de Mayo

 4-8  

National PTA Teacher Appreciation Week, www.pta.org

 5

National Teacher Day

10

Mother’s Day

25

Memorial Day (TEA Closed)

31-June 1

College Counseling & Career Development Conference, Austin Marriott South, Austin, TX.
Contact: Robin Rumancik, Texas Counseling Association, 512-472-3404, robin@txca.org  

June 2015


    STAAR Testing  

 DATE

EVENT

1Sine Die, Last day of the 84th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature
 
9-12

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

11-13

TASB Summer Leadership Institute, Marriott Rivercenter,
San Antonio, TX.
Contact: Texas Association of School Boards, 512/467-0222, www.tasb.org

12

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

14

Flag Day

18-20

TASB Summer Leadership Institute, Omni Hotel, Fort Worth, TX.
Contact: Texas Association of School Boards, 512/467-0222, www.tasb.org

19Emancipation Day (TEA Skeleton staff)
  

 21  

Father’s Day

21

84th Texas Legislature, Last day governor can sign or veto bills passed during the regular legislative session

24-26

Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT), Fort Worth Convention Center and Omni Hotel, Fort Worth, TX.
Contact: CAMT, 512-335-2268, www.camtonline.org

 

July 2015

STAAR Testing   

DATE

EVENT

4

Independence Day (TEA Closed)

 15-16

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

17

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

 

August 2015

 

DATE

EVENT

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

 27

LBJ’s Birthday (TEA Skeleton staff)

 

 

 

 

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