California Day of the Teacher

Special Dates

The California Day of the Teacher celebrates our state’s educators and urges all Californians to observe the day by taking the time to remember and honor all individuals who give the gift of knowledge through teaching.

On the Day of the Teacher, all public schools and educational institutions are encouraged to conduct exercises commemorating and directing attention to teachers and the teaching profession.

California Day of the Teacher is recognized on the second Wednesday in May of each year.