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National Teacher Day, May 5, 2015
Video: What’s the Best Part of Being a Teacher?
2014 inductees into the National Teachers Hall of Fame share their thoughts about what being an educator means to them.
Who's Thanking a Teacher Today?
Around the country, thousands are thanking their educators. See the latest roundup of their efforts at our storify feed.
Celebrate National Teacher Day on Social Media!
Use the #ThankaTeacher hashtag and join thousands showing their support for our nation's teachers. Show some love on Facebook and Twitter or get creative and create your own six-second video thank you on Vine.
2014 National Teacher Day Artwork is Here!
Download poster and web art for this year's celebration.
Resources for Celebrating National Teacher Day
- Ideas and activities for celebrating National Teacher Day
- Easy ways to make a difference in the lives of teachers
- Artwork and posters
- Sample proclamation
- Sample news release
- Quotes about teaching
- Celebrities Name Their Most Memorable Teachers (PDF, 306 KB, 38pp)
- History of National Teacher Day
Information on the Teaching Profession
An Unexpected Thank You
During Teacher Appreciation Week 2013, NEA member Courtney Bertsch-Martin was surprised at a school assembly, where she received a thank you gift in appreciation of her collaborative work on social media, sharing teaching ideas with colleagues.
It's Not Too Late to Thank a Teacher
Share our videos celebrating teachers and thanking them for all they do.
NEA Member Benefits Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week!
From May 4 — 8, 2015, NEA Member Benefits will feature special deals, discounts, and giveaways—designed exclusively for NEA members. It’s their way of saying #ThankATeacher
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November 16-20, 2015
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