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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.

November Ed Ahead

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Good Nutrition Month

National American Indian Heritage Month

National Child Safety and Protection Month

Sikh American Awareness and Appreciation Month (Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 25, Chapter 105, Statutes of 2013)

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Election Day
5 6 7 8
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School Psychology Awareness Week

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Speaks at Veterans Day Ceremony, Pittsburg

Veterans Day (California Education Code §37220; CDE offices closed)

12 13
State Board of Education meeting, Sacramento
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State Board of Education meeting, Sacramento
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American Education Week
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National Family Week
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Thanksgiving Day (California EC §37220; CDE offices closed)
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Day after Thanksgiving (CDE offices closed)
 
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October Ed Ahead

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep. 15–Oct. 15; 36 United States Code 126)

California School Bus Safety Awareness Month

Character Education Month

Crime Prevention Month

Filipino American History Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (36 USC 121)

National Energy Awareness Month

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Holds News Conference on Additional Preschool Slots, Emeryville
3
Visits Career Technical Education Program, Santa Rosa
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National Fire Prevention Week: U.S. Flag to be displayed at half-staff from sunrise to sunset at start of week

National 4-H Week

World Teacher Day

6
National Child Health Day (36 USC 105)
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Visits Las Virgenes District Schools

10
Holds news conferences in Orange County

World Mental Health Day

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National School Lunch Week (36 USC 132)

Columbus Day (36 USC 107)

14
Discusses Jefferson High Improvements, Los Angeles

15
Switches Jobs for a Day in Los Angeles

White Cane Safety Day (36 USC 142)

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Attends Police Academy Magnet Inspection, Reseda; Holds News Conference on After School Survey, Los Angeles

World Food Day

17
Tours Yuba and Sutter County Schools
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America's Safe Schools Week

National School Bus Safety Week

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Visits River City High School, West Sacramento
22
School Bus Drivers Appreciation Day

23
Holds news conference on after school survey, Oakland

National Red Ribbon Week

24
Speaks at LULAC event, Anaheim

United Nations Day

25
Make a Difference Day
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