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Why Join TAEA?

TAEA is a group of dedicated and passionate art educators and administrators who come together for a common goal — our children. Come join us in our quest to make Texas a leader in art education.

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Welcome to TAEA


TAEA's mission is 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.



We offer students a variety of programs like YAM, VASE, and TASA / TASB. And we proudly display their artwork in our galleries!



We learn from the TAEA Fall Conference, Book Studies, Leadership Scholars and Retreat, etc. In addition, TAEA provides Job Listings, Web Resources, the Annual Members Art Show, and more.



We advocate through several initiatives, like Big Art Day, District of Distinction, Scholarship programs, and Awards.



We connect our members through our governing bodies, publications, TAEO, NAEA, CEDFA, Texas Cultural Trust, Fellows, Job Search, and more.

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Higher Logic — TAEA Introduces New Online Community for TAEA Members

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TAEA members can share ideas, ask questions, lend expertise, and network with peers. The community features a discussion forum as well as a library for sharing documents, resources, links, and more. Now you can interact with TAEA members from around the state wherever and whenever you need to. You'll have instant access to the many experts that make up TAEA's membership. The more you participate, the stronger our new community will be!

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