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TAEA Forward Strategic Plan

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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2017 Conference

Come to the 2017 conference in Galveston, November 2-4 to participate in exciting workshops presented by our "Inside the Studio" presenters and a myriad of others. Click here for more information.

VASEVASE

VASE is the only art event of its kind in the nation. See past winners, register, and more.
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JRVASEJunior VASE

Junior VASE serves the same purpose as VASE, but at the junior high / middle school level.
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TEAMTEAM

TAEA has launched a program for elementary art teachers and students, modeled on VASE.
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VASE PrepVASE Prep

Access online training to prepare for VASE, Junior VASE, and TEAM.

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VASE Juror TrainingVASE Jurors

Apply to complete online training to be a VASE Juror.

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2017 TAEA Conference2017 Conference

Be sure to join us November 2-4, 2017 in Galveston.

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TAEA AppTAEA App

Watch for year-round updates from TAEA via your TAEA App.

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2017 Spring Retreat2017 Spring Retreat

Join us April 7-9, 2017 for the HeART & Hands TAEA Spring Retreat in Hunt, TX.
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CalendarCalendar

Find out important dates for YAM, VASE, and other TAEA events for 2016-2017.
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2014 TRENDSTRENDS

View the latest issue of Trends or any of the archived issues going back decades.
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GalleryStudent Gallery

View student artwork from VASE, TEAM, and YAM.

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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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iconCEDFA

Visit the website of the Center for Educator Development in Fine Arts (CEDFA).
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iconNAEA

Visit the NAEA website to learn more about the NAEA and the 2017 Convention.
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Big Art DayBig Art Day

Join in this statewide event on March 3, 2016. Help us promote art in Texas!

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YAM 2016YAM Registration

Registration for Capitol Exhibit is open until December 9. Login and click on the YAM Registration link.
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YAM Book2016-2017 YAM Book

This great resource (Adobe PDF) will help you to celebrate National Youth Art Month.
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TASA / TASBTASA / TASB

TAEA presents student artwork at the fall conference and at the Texas Education Agency.
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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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