For Immediate Release: November 16, 2021
Contact: Neil Becker,Washington County Teachers Association, 301-797-7682, firstname.lastname@example.org
This week, the Washington County Teachers Association joins other associations across the state and nation, including the Maryland State Education Association and the National Education Association, in an annual celebration of public education: American Education Week.
AEW honors the team of people who work in our nation’s public schools. WCTA invites the entire Washington County community to join their efforts by learning more about our local schools and by supporting local public education so that together, we can provide the educational opportunities and environments our students deserve.
Locally, association leaders have suggested activities for each day of the week to mobilize our community in advocacy on behalf of the students in the Washington County Public Schools
American Education Week began on December 4-10, 1921, when the National Education Association and the American Legion joined as co-sponsors. The US Office of Education joined the effort as a co-sponsor, and the PTA followed in 1938.