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Celebrate National Teacher Day! May 6, 2014

Here’s How Our Partners Are Saying Thank You

President Barack Obama Thanks His Fifth-Grade Teacher

National Teacher Day In the News

Communities nationwide are celebrating National Teacher Day!  Check out the latest headlines, news, and highlights!





Why Teachers Deserve Our Praise and Support
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Planning an Event? Download National Teacher Day 2015 art!

Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8, 2015

NEA President Lily Eskelsen García and National PTA President Otha Thornton thank teachers for their service and invite everyone to #ThankATeacher on social media this week. For more information, visit

Slideshow: National Teacher Hall of Fame Inductees #ThankATeacher for National Teacher Appreciation Week

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


Coming This Fall...

American Education Week
November 16-20, 2015

Education Support Professionals Day
November 18, 2015

Substitute Educators Day
November 20, 2015

Coming In 2016...

Read Across America Day
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

National Teacher Day
May 3, 2016

National Teacher Appreciation Week
May 2-6, 2016

American Education Week
November 14-18, 2016

Education Support Professionals Day
November 16, 2016

Substitute Educators Day
November 18, 2016