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American Education Week

The NC State College of Education will host a number of events and activities to celebrate American Education Week Nov. 14-Nov. 18. Help us celebrate extraordinary educators and the field of education by participating in our activities and events below.

Weeklong activities


Share your stories about the educators who made a difference in your life and how they are transforming lives, schools and communities across North Carolina, the nation and the world. Post your entries on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #ThankAnEducator and tag @NCStateCED for a change to win a prize package that includes a T-shirt, a clear stadium bag, a bottle chiller and a phone stand.

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All American Education Week Events

  • All Week Long:
    • Thank an Educator hosted by the Student Diversity Programming Board in the Poe Hall South Atrium
    • Food Drive Competition for American Education Week hosted by Ed Council in the Poe Hall South Atrium
    • Button Bonanza Sponsored by METRC in METRC (Poe Hall 400)
    • Books that Matter feat. You! Sponsored by METRC in METRC (Poe Hall 400)
  • Monday, Nov. 14
    • Books that Matter feat. You! Kick-Off at 1 p.m. in METRC (Poe Hall 400)
  • Tuesday, Nov. 15
  • Wednesday, Nov. 16
  • Thursday, Nov. 17
    • Teacher Toolbox: Making Accommodations for Multilingual learners (Tips and Tricks for ESL) at 6 p.m. in Poe 120 sign up for PD 6717 in SAGE
    • Changes to Teacher Licensure and Compensation: What’s in the proposal? With Dr. Erin Horne at 11 a.m. via Zoom sign up for PD 6721 in SAGE
  • Friday, Nov. 18

Support extraordinary educators throughout the year

Each year, donors make a difference for thousands of children and families both in North Carolina and across the country by supporting the College of Education Excellence Fund. Help us prepare extraordinary educators who will make a difference across our state and beyond.

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