Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Topic Archive : Observances

American Education Week

American Education Week

During American Education Week. DoDEA joins the nation in raising awareness about the need to provide every child with a quality public education. Explore NEA's AEW toolkits.

National School Psychology Week

National School Psychology Week

From November 7-11, DoDEA joins the nation in celebrating National School Psychology Week. School psychologists effectively link teaching, learning, and mental health to improve outcomes and are a ready resource in schools.

National Native American Heritage Month

National Native American Heritage Month

DoDEA joins the nation in recognizing Native Americans for their respect for natural resources and the Earth, having served with valor in our nation's conflicts and for their many distinct and important contributions to the United States.

School Principals Week

School Principals Week

DoDEA is celebrating School Principals Week Oct. 17-21. School Principals Week is an opportunity to recognize the contributions and impacts principals make in their schools and communities. This year’s theme is “Leadership and Service.”