American Education Week

November 15-19, 2021

Be sure to display your American Education Week poster in your school. Also, share on Missouri NEA's Facebook page ( how your school community celebrated the week, using hashtag #AEW2021. If you have photos of special visitors, please share them and tell your story.

What is American Education Week?

American Education Week—Nov. 15-19, 2021. 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. 15: Kickoff Day
Tues., Nov. 16: Parents Day
Wed., Nov. 17: Education Support Professionals Day
Thurs., Nov. 18: Educator for a Day
Fri., Nov. 19: Substitute Educators Day

Find ideas and materials, along with the history of AEW at

Download and print a poster for your classroom or work area. You can also find a pull-out poster in the centerfold of the fall issue of Something Better magazine.