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DoDEA Observance Calendar

Upcoming Observances, Celebrations and Recognition Events


September 2017

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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.



October 2017

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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.



November 2017

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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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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.