What is American Education Week?
American Education Week—November 14-18, 2016—will present all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education.
2016’s theme, “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility,” was reflected in special observances each day of the 2016 weeklong celebration:
- Monday, November 14, 2016: Kickoff Day
- Tuesday, November 15, 2016: Parents Day
- Wednesday, November 16, 2016: Education Support Professionals Day
- Thursday, November 17, 2016: Educator for a Day
- Friday, November 18, 2016: Substitute Educators Day
Read more about the history of American Education Week.