American Education Week

November 13-17, 2023

What is American Education Week?

American Education Week—Nov. 13-17, 2023. This event presents all Americans with an opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. Each day of the week-long celebration is an observance of how each member of the community can contribute to making public schools great.

Mon., Nov. 13: Kickoff Day
Tues., Nov. 14: Family Day
Wed., Nov. 15: Education Support Professionals Day
Thurs., Nov. 16: Educator for a Day
Fri., Nov. 17: Substitute Educators Day

American Education Week
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Help us Celebrate

To help us celebrate American Education Week, share the images below on your social media. Accompany the image with a special message about why you think public education is important to all Americans or use one of the blurbs below. 

At-mention @MissouriNEA to tell us how your school celebrated American Education Week, using hashtag #AEW2023. Share why you feel public education in America is important. 

  • American Education Week is Nov. 13-17. If you are PUBLIC SCHOOL PROUD, let us know by leaving a comment below. ✅ Help us celebrate #AEW23 by sharing this message.
  • I am a proud American Educator. 👩‍🏫👨‍🏫 I support and celebrate Missouri public schools. ✅✨Help me celebrate public education by sharing this message.  #AEW23 
  • Are you a product of public schools? I am. Let’s celebrate American Education Week Nov. 13-17. Share this message, and say “I am a proud public-school  _______ (teacher, paraprofessional, school bus driver, school secretary…). #AEW23 
  • Happy Education Support Professionals Day! 😍You are appreciated every day. Schools just would not function without the dedicated service of support staff like cafeteria workers, custodians, bus drivers, paraprofessionals, and nurses. Wed., Nov. 15 is for celebrating you and you and you! 👏👏👏 #AEW23


To download the images below, right-click on the image below and choose "Save image as..." or "Download Image." Then, you can use the image to create a social post of your own.