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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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Grow as a leader in Texas art education!
2016 TAEA Leadership Scholars Cohort

Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) is proud to announce the opening of the application process for the cohort of Leadership Scholars for 2016. The TAEA Leadership Scholar Cohort Program is designed to work in tandem with the TAEA Leadership Institute to provide the membership of the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) with innovative, relevant, structured and supported professional growth focused on leadership skill sets to advance art education. The Leadership Scholars are selected from a pool of applicants and will learn in depth about leadership in art education, service and structure of the Association and how they can grow professionally. The TAEA Leadership Institute is part of the Association's Strategic Plan, TAEA Forward 2015-2017 for its members and future growth and impact. If you are interested, please apply using the application below.

2016 TAEA Conference2016 Conference

Be sure to join us November 17-19, 2016 in Dallas.

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View the latest issue of Trends or any of the archived issues going back decades.
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Find out important dates for YAM, VASE, and other TAEA events for 2015-2016.
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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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March is National Youth Art Month and Texas has been a leader in Youth Art Month since 1961.
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Support art education in your Texas community!

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Download the latest edition of the TAEA Star and learn more about submitting articles.
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YAM Book 2015-20162015-2016 YAM Book

This great resource (Adobe PDF) will help you to celebrate National Youth Art Month.
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VASE Juror TrainingVASE Jurors

Apply to complete online training to be a VASE Juror.

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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 2015 Convention.
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Big Art DayBig Art Day

Join in this statewide event on March 5, 2015. Help us promote art in Texas!

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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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TAEA has launched a program for elementary art teachers and students, modeled on VASE.
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Watch for year-round updates from TAEA via your TAEA App.

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

It's time to Get Your Hands Dirty.

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