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American Education Week Kickoff Day Fact Sheet 2019

American Education Week 2019 Celebrates the Nation’s Public Schools and Educators

November 18-22 marks the National Education Association’s 98th annual celebration of American Education Week. The AEW festivities will honor the team of people who work in the nation’s public schools, everyone from the bus driver and classroom teacher to the cafeteria worker and administrative staff, plus countless others. The celebration is also an opportunity for school and community leaders to renew their commitment and support for quality public education for all students.

The 2019 theme, “Reach. Educate. Inspire.", will be reflected throughout the week of activities.

The Monday Kickoff begins a weeklong celebration that will spotlight distinguished individuals who are critical in building great public schools for the nation's 50 million K-12 students. American Education Week's celebration days include:

Tuesday, November 19: Parents’ Day
Wednesday, November 20: Education Support Professionals Day
Thursday, November 21: Educator for a Day
Friday, November 22: Substitute Educators Day

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