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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, contact us at communications@cde.ca.gov.
  • 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.

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)
       

February Ed Ahead

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

1
American Heart Month

National African American History Month

National Children's Dental Health Month

National Freedom Day (36 United States Code 124)

2
National School Counseling Week
3 4
Rosa Parks Day
5
Speaks at Leadership Awards Ceremony, Sacramento
6
Ronald Reagan Day (California Education Code §37222)

7
Participates in Community Run, San Jose; Speaks at Labor Community Awards, San Francisco

8 9
Speaks at PTA Legislative Conference, Sacramento
10
Speaks at Workforce Diversity Summit, Mountain View
11

12
Speaks at Childhood Health and Education Summit, Sacramento

Lincoln Day (California EC §37220)

13 14
Frederick Douglass Day
15
Susan B. Anthony Day (California EC §37221)

16
Honors Teachers of the Year, Sacramento

Take Your Family to School Week

Washington Day (California EC §37220; CDE offices closed)

17
National Parent Teacher Association Founders Day
18 19 20
Announces California's
Green Ribbon Nominees for Federal Awards Program

21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28

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