The regions have all set closing deadlines. You need to register for the competitive events by the deadline your region set to be able to compete. If you do not know your region deadline, contact your region president advisor. Also, the state will not be accepting any uploads for the region competitive events. If your region requires you to send papers in before the competition day, you will need to send them directly to your region.
- FIRST TIME LOGIN On the new website: When you log-in the first time, you will click on “Join/Renew” then click on “Renew” type in your username which is your email address then click on “Forgot your password”. The system will generate a password and send it to your email. You will then be able to login and if you want, you can change your password at that time. If you changed schools and your new school had a chapter last year, please contact Alice at 512-443-2100 ext. 229. If you changed schools and your new school has not had a chapter or you are a new chapter, you will need to click on “Join/Renew” and follow the prompts.
- 2017 TAFE Teach Tomorrow Summit will be held in Arlington at University of Texas at Arlington, the Arlington Convention Center and the Sheraton Hotel on February 17-19, 2017. Our theme for the year is “Teachers Go Beyond the Call of Duty!” The hotel links will be posted to the website this week.
1. TAFE CAREER DAY AND NIGHT WITH THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS - OCTOBER 14TH. Deadline
for orders is Thursday, September 22, 2016. Click here for more information.
2. DALLAS MAVERICKS' ANNUAL FCCLA/TAFE LEADERSHIP DAY ON FRIDAY, MARCH 3RD.
Deadline for orders/payment is Friday, February 3rd, 2017. Tickets are extremely limited, and
have sold out very quickly in the past. ORDER FORM
- NEW TAFE SCHOLARSHIP: At the Advisor's Workshop on August 2nd, Donna and Mike Sattler of Its Your Spice announced that they will be offering a $500 TAFE scholarship. They also said there could be a possibility of more than one scholarship depending on participation. Come on TAFE Teacher Leaders get those fundraisers going!!!! Read his announcement below.
- SOCIAL MEDIA: If you have not joined TAFE on Facebook, please join. We currently have 112 members of the group out of 250+ advisors and co-advisors and very few of those are students. Help us get the word out! If you know a TAFE teacher leader who is not currently a member of this group, please invite them to join our group. Also, get your students to join. They can also join the TAFE Twitter and Instagram.
TAFE REGION CONFERENCES:
Please check out your region conference information. You will find the region map under the "About" tab. Then when you click on your region, the information that is currently available for each region is posted there. Region Competitive Events registration will open October 1, 2016. If you have not renewed your membership and paid your dues, you will not be able to register for the competitive events. Make sure that you get your dues paid before your region deadline to register expires.