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Special Events and Appreciation Dates

September 2023

  • Sept. 4-8: National Payroll Week
  • Sept. 11: Patriot Day, Emergency Services Day
  • Sept. 11-15: National Arts in Education Week
  • Sept. 11-15: Parent and Family Involvement in Education Week
  • Sept. 19: National Information Technology (IT) Professionals Day

October 2023

Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Disability History and Awareness Month
National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month
National Principals Month
National Walk and Bike to School Month

  • Oct. 2: National Custodian Appreciation Day
  • Oct. 4: Walk and Bike to School Day
  • Oct. 9-13: National School Lunch Week
  • Oct. 16: National Boss's Day
  • Oct. 16-20: National Character Counts Week
  • Oct. 16-20: National School Bus Safety Week
  • Oct. 23-31: Red Ribbon Week

November 2023

  • Nov. 6-10: National School Psychologist Week
  • Nov. 8: Parents as Teachers Day
  • Nov. 11: Veterans Day
  • Nov. 14-17: American Education Week
  • Nov. 15: National Education Support Professionals Day
  • Nov. 16: National Parental Involvement Day
  • Nov. 17: Substitute Educators Day

December 2023

  • Dec. 2: National Special Education Day

February 2024

Black History Month
Career and Technical Education Month
Missouri Lifelong Learning Month

  • Feb. 5-9: National School Counselor Appreciation Week
  • Feb. 15: National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day
  • Feb. 26:-March 1 Public Schools Week

March 2024

Music in Our Schools Month
National Nutrition Month
School Board Recognition Month
Social Worker Month
Youth Art Month

  • March 1: Rockwood Reading Day
  • March 4-8: National School Breakfast Week
  • March 4-8: STEM Week
  • March 4-8: School Social Work Week
  • March 8: Missouri School Read-in Day

April 2024

School Library Month

  • April 3: Paraprofessional Appreciation Day
  • April 7-13: National Library Week
  • April 9: National Library Workers Day
  • April 22: Earth Day
  • April 22-26: After-School Professionals Appreciation Week
  • April 22-26: Public School Volunteer Week
  • April 23: National School Bus Driver Appreciation Day
  • April 24: Administrative Professionals Day

May 2024

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

  • May 1-7: National Physical Education and Sport Week
  • May 3: School Lunch Hero Day
  • May 6-10: National Music Week
  • May 6-10: National Teacher Appreciation Week
  • May 7: National Teacher Appreciation Day
  • May 8: National School Nurse Day
  • May 8-12: School Nutrition Employee Week
  • May 10: School Communicators Day
  • May 18: Speech Pathologists Day

Please note: dates are subject to change.

For additional dates, visit the Special Days and Events page on the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website.

Updated July 3, 2023