2020 School Social Work Week - March 1-7, 2020

The School Social Work Association of America is proud to promote National School Social Work Week, held the first full calendar week of March (Sunday - Saturday).  SSWAA collects and shares resources to help you celebrate and promote School Social Work Week. We hope you will make some great plans to celebrate as well as receive much-deserved recognition for the vital role that you provide to students, administrators, teachers, educators, parents, and the community!


“Beacon of Hope: School Social Workers – Lighting the Way” is our theme for School Social Work Week 2020.  In our role, School Social Workers are able to light the way, emphasizing the whole child, collaborating with other professionals, linking students and families with needed services, and advocating for our profession.   We hope that you will find these resources useful.  Please feel free to use them all or pick and choose what is beneficial to you and your district.  We invite you to follow us on social media and share throughout the week as well.  We hope you have a successful School Social Work Week 2020!  #BeaconofHope #SSWWeek2020


Enjoy and hope you have a Happy School Social Work Week!!!


2020 school social work week resources - available for you!

School Social Work Week resources are available to SSWAA Members. 

To view the resources, click the links below and login to your membership account. Then, on the left hand side of the screen click on the Resources option (Cloud icon). 

Posters & images available for download

Activities that you can do to promote School Social Work 


Honor Colleagues

Write an article for the newspaper or do an interview

promote school social work on social media

display a school social week poster at school 

If you have any ideas or suggestions for celebrating school social work, send us an email.

School social work memes


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Our Mission

The School Social Work Association of America empowers school social workers and promotes the profession to enhance the social and emotional growth and academic outcomes of all students nationally and globally.

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