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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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TAEA NEWS

The TAEA State VASE Event to be judged electronically

3/18/2020 — The TAEA State VASE Event has been cancelled for students, teachers and staff.

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2020 State VASE Update

2020 JRVASE / TEAM Update

TAEA StarTAEA Winter Star

Let 2020 be the year for exploration, for creativity, and generosity! Download the Winter 2020 STAR now.
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VASE LogoVASE

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

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

TAEA has launched a program for elementary art teachers and students, modeled on VASE.
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VASE Juror TrainingVASE Jurors

Apply to complete online training to be a VASE Juror. Click here for application step-by-step instructions.
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Sketchbook InitiativeSketchbook Initiative

When you create, you inspire others to create with you!

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TAEA AppTAEA App

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

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2020 Book Study2020 Book Study

Join us now as we launch another book study!

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CalendarCalendar

Find out important dates for YAM, VASE, and other TAEA events for 2019-2020.
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GalleryStudent Gallery

View student artwork from VASE, TEAM, and YAM.

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Membership ShowcaseMembership Showcase

View the latest artwork from TAEA's own artists in the TAEA Membership Showcase.
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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 2021 Convention.
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Districts of DistinctionDistricts of Distinction

TAEA announces the 2019 Districts of Distinction. Congratulations to these 20 districts!
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Youth Art Month Book2019-2020 YAM Book

This great resource (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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2019 TRENDSTRENDS

View the latest issue of Trends or any of the archived issues going back decades.
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Big Art DayBig Art Day

Join in this statewide event, and help us promote art in Texas! Register your TAEA Big Art Day event today.
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Youth Art MonthYAM

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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