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2017 DoDEA Celebrates

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National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15, 2017

Hispanic Heritage observations began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and were expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period. The expansion was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402.
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School Psychology Awareness Week, 2017

From November 13-17, DoDEA joins the nation in celebrating School Psychology Awareness Week (SPAW). School psychologists effectively link teaching, learning, and mental health to improve outcomes and are a ready resource in schools. They support student’s mental health, help students overcome barriers to learning, and become successful members of thriving school communities.
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Military Family Appreciation Month, November 2017

During Military Family Appreciation Month, DoDEA renews its commitment to the families and communities we are proud to serve.
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Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month

October is Bully Prevention and Awareness Month - resources videos, resources and materials to help educate people on the importance.
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Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, September 17, 2017

On this day US citizens remember the blessings of liberty and are recognized for holding the responsibilities of citizenship.
Labor Day

Labor Day, September 3, 2017

DoDEA wishes everyone a safe and happy Labor Day weekend!
9/11 Remembrance

National Day of Service and Remembrance, September 11, 2017

DoDEA remembers the lives lost on September 11, 2001 and those who responded in the aftermath.
Suicide Prevention & Awareness

DoDEA Suicide Prevention, September 1-30, 2017

September marks the DoDEA's annual observance of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
2017 Women's Equality Day.

Women's Equality Day, August 26, 2017

The United States Congress passed the 19th Amendment to the Constitution granting women full and equal voting rights on this day in 1920. Every year on August 26, we commemorate this right with National Women's Equality Day.
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U.S. Coast Guard Birthday, August 4, 2017

National Coast Guard Day observed annually on August 4. This is a day set aside to celebrate and honor the courageous work of the Coast Guard.
2017 LGBT Pride Month

LGBT Pride Month, June 1-30, 2017

DoDEA recognizes LGBT Service Members and civilians for their dedicated service to both the DOD mission and to our nation.
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National School Nurse Day - May 10, 2017

This day, set aside to honor the contribution of school nurses in schools all over the world, falls in the middle of Teacher Appreciation Week.
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Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8-12, 2017

DoDEA joins the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and schools around the country in celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week.
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Public Service Recognition Week, May 7-13, 2017 

DoDEA honors all of the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees.
Decision Day

Decision Day, May 1, 2017

Celebrate Decision Day 2017 on May 1st – the day when DoDEA high-school seniors announce what they’ll be pursuing after graduation.
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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, May 1, 2017

DoDEA recognizes the service and sacrifices of Asian/Pacific Islanders throughout the United States.
Days of Remembrance

Days of Remembrance, April 23-30, 2017

DoDEA joins all of the military branches in remembering the Holocaust.
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Earth Day, April 22, 2017

DoDEA supports efforts to build a healthy, sustainable environment, address climate change, and protect the Earth for future generations.
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Purple Up! For Military Kids, April 21, 2017

An extension of Month of the Military Child, everyone at DoDEA wears purple on this day to show support and thank military youth for their strength and sacrifices.
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School Library Week, April 2017

Celebrate Library Week by learning more about your DoDEA School Library Information Center.
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Autism Awareness Month, April 2017

DoDEA joins in the celebration of 2017 National Autism Awareness Month to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance and to draw attention to the tens of thousands facing an autism diagnosis each year.
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The Month of the Military Child, April 2017

DoDEA joins the Department of Defense and the military community in honoring military families and their children for the sacrifices they make and the challenges they overcome.
Women's History Month 2017

Women's History Month, March 2017

DoDEA proudly honors trailblazing women who have paved the way for future generations.
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March is National Nutrition Month

DoDEA reminds military children and families – Put Your Best Fork Forward for healthy eating habits.
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Read Across DoDEA Day, March 2, 2017

Join schools across DoDEA in celebrating the joys of reading: Grab your Hat and Read with the Cat.
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National School Counseling Week, February 6-10, 2017

Thank you, DoDEA school counselors, for your dedicated efforts to support the success of our students!
2017 National African American History Month

National African American History Month, February 2017

Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role they have played in the history of the United States.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 16, 2017

Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not A Day Off!