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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, 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.

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

Public Schools Month

School Library Month

2
Holds news conference on Team California for Healthy Kids, Fremont

International Children's Book Day

3
Participates in Advanced Placement Bus Tour in Los Angeles
4 5

6
California Poppy Day (California Education Code §37222)

Week of the Young Child

7
World Health Day
8 9 10
Holds news conference on funding and need for educational technology.

11 12

13
Thomas Jefferson's Birthday (36 United States Code 141)

National Library Week

National Environmental Education Week

14 15 16 17 18
Holds news Conference to Unveil Blueprint for Education Technology, Milpitas
19
20

21
John Muir Day (California EC §37222)

Public School Volunteer Week

22
Earth Day
23
Administrative Professionals Day
24 25 26
27
Holocaust Remembrance Day
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

2
Save Your Vision Week (36 United States Code 138)

Week of the School Administrator (California Education Code §44015.1)

Read Across America Day

3
Participates in Read Across America Day, Sacramento

National School Breakfast Week

Newspapers in Education Week

National Anthem Day

4 5
Black American Day (California EC §37221)
6

7
Career Pathways Trust Press Conference, Los Angeles

Conservation, Bird, and Arbor Day (California EC §37221)

8
9 10
Speaker: The Future of CTE and Career Readiness in California
11 12
State Board of Education meeting, Sacramento
13
State Board of Education meeting, Sacramento

14
Speaks at Robotic Competition, Davis

Speaker: Youth@Work: Health and Safety, Critical Thinkers

15
16
National Poison Prevention Week (36 USC 130)
17 18 19
Visits Central Valley,
Discuss Effects of Drought on Student Attendance


20 21
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
22
23
National Tsunami Awareness Week

24
Speaker: Linking You with Linked Learning

25 26
Speaks at Title I Conference, Burlingame

27
Speaks at Green Schools Conference, Sacramento

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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