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TAEA Mission

To promote quality visual arts education in Texas by promoting visual arts education as an integral part of the curriculum through professional development of knowledge and skills, representation of the art educators of Texas, service and leadership opportunities, and research and development of policies and decisions relative to practices and directions in visual arts education; to sustain and advance professional development; to encourage and promote the advancement of knowledge and skills.
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TAEA Announces the Leadership Institute

Leadership  Institute
Wednesday & Thursday, July 16 & 17, 2014
Silver Spur Ranch, Bandera, TX

The Leadership Institute is for members of TAEA who are interested in developing leadership skills - and to volunteer to serve in TAEA leadership roles.
After attending the Leadership Institute, participants will be encouraged to: 
1. Present a workshop at the next TAEA yearly conference,
2. Serve TAEA and/or a local art organization in a leadership role.
(If you are currently serving in a leadership role, but would still like to attend please contact the TAEA office at

Registration is now open and will continue through May 1, or until participant number reaches 40. Register early so you get a spot!

COST:  $99 which includes room, food and all sessions
Extra $40 if you wish to do additional activities (like horseback riding)
Click Here to Register

2014 TAEA Conference2014 Conference

Be sure to join us November 6-9, 2014 in San Antonio.

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March is National Youth Art Month and Texas has been a leader in Youth Art Month since 1961.
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VASE Juror TrainingVASE Jurors

Apply to complete online training to be a VASE Juror.

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Support art education in your Texas community!

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Sketchbook InitiativeSketchbook Initiative

It's time to Get Your Hands Dirty.

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201 TrendsTrends

View the latest issue of Trends or any of the archived issues going back decades.
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TAEA 2014 Leadership InstituteLeadership Institute

TAEA's Leadership Institute will be held July 16-17 at Silver Spur Ranch in Bandera.
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TAEA Star - Fall 2013TAEA Star

Download the latest edition of the TAEA Star and learn more about submitting articles.
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YAM Book 20142014 YAM Book

This great resource (Adobe PDF) will help you to celebrate National Youth Art Month.
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VASE is the only art event of its kind in the nation. See past winners, register, and more.
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GalleryStudent Gallery

View student artwork from VASE, TEAM, and YAM.

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Visit the website of the Center for Educator Development in Fine Arts (CEDFA).
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Visit the NAEA website to learn more about the NAEA and the 2013 Convention.
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Big Art DayBig Art Day

Join in this statewide event on March 6, 2014. Help us promote art in Texas!

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TAEA has launched a program for elementary art teachers and students, modeled on VASE.
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2013 Electronic GalleryElectronic Gallery

View the TAEA Electronic Gallery and showcase your artwork at the TAEA Conference and on our website.
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Watch for year-round updates from TAEA via your TAEA App.

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Find out important dates for YAM, VASE, and other TAEA events for 2013-2014.
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Professional PaletteProfessional Palette

Find a mentor using this tool created to help educators connect to master teachers.
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2014 TAEA Conference ProposalsConf. Workshops

TAEA members may submit a proposal to present a workshop at the conference in Dallas, November 21-24.
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