American Education Week
American Education Week, celebrated this year November 17-21,
is an opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that children receive high-quality learning experiences.
The weeklong celebration features a
observance each day of the week.
Monday, November 17: Kickoff Day
Nationwide Kickoff. Across the country, schools will celebrate excellence in education by hosting kickoff events and activities.
Tuesday, November 18: Parents Day
Schools will invite parents into the classroom for a firsthand look at what the school day is like for their children.
Wednesday, November 19: Education Support Professionals Day
Education Support Professionals keep schools running and students safe, healthy and ready to learn. Check out these videos to see how hard ESPs work to serve students in public schools and how committed ESPs are to both their jobs and their communities.
Thursday, November 20: Educator for a Day
Community leaders will be invited to experience the day as
educators and experience the challenges of teaching and the needs of
Friday, November 21: Substitute Educators Day
Substitute educators play a vital role in the maintenance and continuity of daily education.
Information from the National Education Association.
Click here for 25 ideas on how to celebrate American Education Week from Education World.