California Department of Education's "Ed Ahead" for October 2010

Important Dates in October
 
October 7                CollegeWeekLive UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA DAY
October 21              The Great California ShakeOut
 
Designated Month
 
California School Bus Safety Awareness Month
Crime Prevention Month
Filipino American History Month
National Energy Awareness Month
 
Designated Week   

 
October 3-9             National 4-H Week
October 3-9             National Fire Prevention Week (U.S. Flag to be displayed at half-staff from sunrise to sunset)
October 17-23         America's Safe Schools Week
October 17-23         National School Bus Safety Week
October 23-31         National Red Ribbon Week. This year’s theme is “I am Drug-Free.”
 
Designated Days
 
October 4                National Child Health Day (36 United States Code §105)
October 5                UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Teacher Day. This year’s theme is “Recovery Begins With Teachers.”
October 16              World Food Day
October 23              Make a Difference Day
October 24              United Nations Day

Posted: 10/1/2010 12:53:33 PM