Did you know that May 2-6 2016 is PTA Teacher Appreciation Week? Good teachers can leave an impression on us that lasts a lifetime, so I’m celebrating teachers on my blog too. I’ve picked out a few of my favorite quotes to start the post, then I’m sharing a great infographic National PTA put together on the brilliant work teachers do.

Don’t forget to continue down the post to find out more about how to get involved and enter the giveaway! I’d love to hear from you in the comments section if you’ll be sharing your appreciation this year or if there’s a teacher who impacted on you in some way!

Teacher Appreciation Week: Quotes

Albert Einstein

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
~ Albert Einstein

Henry Adams

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
~ Henry Adams

Nikos Kazantzakis

True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their
~ Nikos Kazantzakis

Robert Frost

I am not a teacher, but an awakener.
~ Robert Frost

Teacher Appreciation Week: Infographic

Infographic: Why Teachers Deserve Our Praise and Our Support

I hope you’ll enjoy this great infographic produced by National PTA illustrating why teachers really do deserve our support and praise for the many things they do!

Teacher Appreciation Week: Why Teachers Deserve Our Praise and Our Support

Teacher Appreciation Week: 2-6 May 2016

Teacher Appreciation Week: Find Out More

Want to get involved in other ways? Check out these great ideas from National PTA:

Thank a Teacher
Here’s how you can get involved:

  • Send a thank you card to a special teacher in your life or a teacher of a child in your life.
  • Show your support for the tremendous work teachers do by volunteering in a classroom.
  • Tell us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram about a teacher who had an impact on your life and how you plan to celebrate teachers during the week.
  • Follow our PTA Pinterest boards for teacher appreciation ideas.

Check out the PTA Pinterest board for more ideas

Follow #ThankATeacher on Twitter

Teacher Appreciation Week: Giveaway

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Teacher Appreciation Week

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