Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Topic Archive : Observances

Disabilities Awareness Month for Students with Disabilities

Disabilities Awareness Month for Students with Disabilities

March is Disabilities Awareness month! DoDEA is committed to increasing awareness and promoting independence, integration, and inclusion of all students with disabilities. DoDEA provides a range of support to students with disabilities – from accommodations to specialized instruction in the classroom.

Read Across America

Read Across America

DoDEA joins the National Education Association and schools across the nation in celebrating Read Across America on March 2nd and all year long to help motivate kids to read, bring the joys of reading to students of all ages, and make all children feel valued and welcome.

National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week 2020, “School Counselors: Helping Build Better Humans,” will be celebrated from Feb. 3–7, 2020, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems.

Black History Month

Black History Month

Black History Month celebrates the achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their immeasurable impact on the history of the United States.

DoDEA Career and Technical Education Month

DoDEA Career and Technical Education Month

DoDEA celebrates CTE Month every February as a reminder to students that Career and Technical Education programs are available to all those who want to pursue a college education; enlist in the military; or enter directly into the workforce.

School Psychology Awareness Week

School Psychology Awareness Week

From November 11-15, 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.