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November 13–17 — American Education Week

11/13/2017


2017's theme will be reflected in special observances each day of the 2017 weeklong celebration:

MONDAY

13 – Kickoff Day
Celebrate excellence in education by hosting events and activities.

TUESDAY
14 – Parents Day

Invite parents and family members to school for a first-hand look at a typical school day.

WEDNESDAY
15 – Education Support Professionals Day
Recognize paraeducators, bus drivers, food service workers, maintenance staff and all other ESPs who meet the needs of the whole student.

ESP Day Planning Guide
ESP Video
Let’s Learn About ESPs Coloring Book

THURSDAY
16 – Educator for a Day
Encourage elected officials and community leaders to serve as “educators for a day” for a hands-on school experience.

Educator for a Day toolkit

FRIDAY
17 – Substitute Educators Day
Honor and celebrate educators who are called on to substitute for regular classroom teachers in their absence for their services.


Who would you ask to be a substitute teacher at your school?