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Events

This is a list of special days observed around the nation that affect students, schools, and parents. This calendar also lists public events attended by the State Superintendent.

  • If reporters would like more information about these events, please use the Reporter Request Form to contact the Communications Division.
  • The Newsroom page provides a more detailed overview of services provided by the Communications Division.
  • The links and information below were developed for reporters and others involved in education.

April Ed Ahead

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
     

1
Autism Awareness Month

Mathematics Awareness Month

Month of the Military Child

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Poetry Month

Public Schools Month

School Library Month

2
International Children’s Book Day
3 4
5 6
California Poppy Day (California Education Code §37222)
7
World Health Day
8 9
Visits Ceres Elementary School, Whittier
10 11

12
Week of the Young Child

National Library Week

13
Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday (36 United States Code 141)
14 15

16
Holocaust Remembrance Day

National Librarian Day

17 18
19
National Environmental Education Week
20
Public School Volunteer Week

21
Visits McCafrey Middle School to Showcase NGSS, Galt

John Muir Day (California EC §37222)

22
Earth Day

Administrative Professionals Day

23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30    

March Ed Ahead

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1
Arts Education Month in California/Youth Art Month

Music in Our Schools Month

National Middle Level Education Month

National Nutrition Month

National Social Work Month

National Women’s History Month

American Red Cross Month

Save Your Vision Week (36 United States Code 138)

2
Speaks at Career Pathways Conference, Sacramento

National School Breakfast Week

Newspapers in Education Week

Read Across America Day

3
National Anthem Day
4

5
Teleconference briefing for school information officers on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)

Black American Day (California Education Code §37221)

6
Participates in 18th Annual "Read Across America" Day, Fair Oaks;
Speaks at Early Education Conference, Sacramento
7
Conservation, Bird, and Arbor Day (California EC §37221)
8 9 10
News conference on official start of CAASPP, Sacramento
11
State Board of Education meeting, Sacramento
12
State Board of Education meeting
, Sacramento
13 14

15
National Poison Prevention Week (36 USC 130)

Child and Adult Care Food Program Week

16 17 18 19 20 21
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
22
National Tsunami Awareness Week
23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day (California EC §37222)
31
Cesar Chavez Day (California EC §37220.5; CDE offices closed)
       

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