Department of Defense Education Activity

Read Across America

Read Across America Banner

Inspired by the National Education Association (NEA)'s Read Across America Day, on March 2, 2022, students of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools in the United States, Europe and the Pacific will join millions of their peers around the U.S. to "Read Across DoDEA".

The 25th annual NEA Read Across America Day anticipates millions of readers, both young and old, to pick up a book and read. Military-connected students and their families will participate in events at DoDEA schools around the world.

It's a day for schools across DoDEA to join each other and the nation in celebrating the importance of encouraging literacy for all ages.

DoDEA schools around the world stand firmly committed to promoting reading as the catalyst for our students' future academic success, their preparation for America's jobs of the future, and their ability to compete in a global economy.

Plan a Read Across America Event

Read Across America: Event Ideas

Read Across America: Event Ideas

Ready, Set, Read Across America! Plan for NEA’s Read Across America Day in March. Get involved in year-round reading fun in your community. Want to plan a Read Across America event, but don't know where to start? Learn more...