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.
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.