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PTA Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week 2016

Teachers are real life superheroes. They educate, innovate, encourage and support. Every day they touch the lives of millions of children and their work and impact extends far beyond the boundaries of the classroom.

Take the time to celebrate these real life superheroes during PTA Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2-6, 2016.

How You Can Show Appreciation

PTA Teacher Appreciation Week is the perfect time to thank teachers for the difference they make. 

Event Toolkit

To help you plan for the week, we’ve created a Promotional Event Toolkit with ideas and resources you can use to honor teachers. 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 FacebookTwitter and Instagram about a teacher who had an impact on your life and how you plan to celebrate teachers during the week.

About Teacher Appreciation WeekSM

Since 1984, National PTA has designated the first week in May as a special time to honor the men and women who lend their passion and skills to educating our children.

PTA events at the national, state and local levels celebrate the outstanding contributions teachers make. We are also proud to recognize teachers and administrators with awards and grants.

National PTA also serves on the selection committees for the National Teacher of the Year Program.