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The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction hosts or promotes a number of educational training and special events through calendars for special topics or subject areas. Event listings show tagged events for that particular topic.  Please direct questions on individual subject or topical calendars to the subject specialist or the event contact.  A combined view of the following calendars can be found in the Administrators Calendar.

Event Listings

  • Government Meetings - List of upcoming meetings for councils and committees that provide advice and guidance on the department's work.
  • Public School Observance Days - Wisconsin's 21 special observance days are part of state statutes governing general school operations (Wis. Stats. 118.02).
  • Testing Dates - Testing dates for various assessments.

General Events and Training

Wisconsin Education Calendar - Lists dates, meetings, conferences, training, and special events related to education.

Subject Area and Topical Calendars

School Start and End Dates

Wisconsin School District Calendars - Provides links to Excel download files that list individual school district start and end dates by year.