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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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Did You Know that you can submit a conference workshop / presentation proposal until July 15?

Did You Know that you can now submit a YAM Report between now and June 14?

Did You Know that the 2019 TAEA Conference will be held November 14-16 at Moody Gardens - Galveston?

TAEA - 2019 Conference


VASE is the only art event of its kind in the nation. See past winners, register, and more.
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Junior VASE serves the same purpose as VASE, but at the junior high / middle school level.
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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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Watch for year-round updates from TAEA via your TAEA App.

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Visit the NAEA website to learn more about the NAEA and the 2020 Convention.
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2019 TAEA Conference2019 Conference

Be sure to join us November 14-16, 2019 in Galveston.

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Download the Winter 2019 STAR now.

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2019 Book Study2019 Book Study

Join us now as we launch another book study!

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Find out important dates for YAM, VASE, and other TAEA events for 2018-2019.
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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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TAEA Conference ProposalsConf. Workshops

TAEA members may submit a proposal to present a workshop at the 2019 TAEA Conference.
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Youth Art Month2019 YAM Reports

Collect and share your YAM Events through a YAM Report for 2019. Click the link to submit online!
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TAEA presents student artwork at the fall conference and at the Texas Education Agency.
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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 on March 7, 2019. Help us promote art in Texas!

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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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