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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 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