Welcome and thank you for your interest in participating in National School Choice Week 2014!
Already, more than 5,000 schools are registered to participate in this national celebration by holding events. Your school can plan any type of event...a special assembly, a parent's evening or an open house...it's up to you!
You can hear more about the power of a National School Choice Week event directly from one school who celebrated with us last year:
Do you need some suggestions for a compelling, fun, and celebratory National School Choice Week event for your school? The team at National School Choice Week has put together this list of 20 event ideas to give you some inspiration.
Of course, you don't need to be confined to this list; you can plan anything to celebrate National School Choice Week – the sky is the limit!
• School tour for prospective parents and students
• Open house to promote your school
• Family night
• NSCW-themed breakfast, lunch or family dinner
• School-wide assembly or pep rally
• Speech to students by local elected officials
• Student poster and essay contest
• Locker or bulletin board decoration party
• School choice-themed field trip
• Student and teacher talent show
• School garden or tree planting ceremony
• Science fair
• Indoor or outdoor carnival
• Mural painting
• Student and/or teacher awards celebration
• Community roundtable about the importance of school choice
• Screening of an education reform-related movie
• Community service project
• Ice cream social
• Dance competition using our official NSCW 2014 dance
Do you have the materials and supplies you need for your event? If not, head over to our store and order your school's Event Kit which comes loaded with the materials you need to visually link your event with the thousands of others taking place from coast to coast.
Then be sure to post your event details on our website so we know what kind of celebration you intend to host.