#ThankATeacher Contest

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Thank you to all who entered the National PTA #ThankATeacher Contest between April 3-17, 2017. The contest has now ended and winners will be announced during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8-12, 2017.

Read the official contest rules & frequently asked questions for more information.

Missed the contest? Don't despair—there's still reason to celebrate! Find flyers, postcards and more to show your appreciation for teachers in our Teacher Appreciation Week Event Toolkit.

Winners Will Be Announced During Teacher Appreciation Week

Monday, May 8: Google Express Runner-up Winners
  • Bandelier Elementary School PTA - Albuquerque, NM
  • Bethke Elementary PTA - Katy, TX
  • Cedargrove Elementary School PTA - Covina, CA
  • Cornerstone Health + Technology High School PTSA - Southfield, MI
  • Crosspointe Elementary School PTA - Boynton Beach, FL
  • Deer Run School PTA - East Haven, CT
  • Denali Elementary School PTA - Fairbanks, AK
  • Fairview Park PTA Council - Fairview, OH
  • Farmington PTA - Farmington, NH
  • Floyd Middle School PTSA - Mableton, GA
  • Hamburg Central PTSA - Hamburg, NY
  • Hanover Highlands Elementary School PTA - Hanover Park, IL
  • Henderson Mill Elementary PTA - Atlanta, GA
  • Herndon Elementary School PTA - Herndon, VA
  • John M. Bailey Community School PTA - Bayonne, NJ
  • Laukhuf Elementary School PTA - Louisville, KY
  • Liberty Elementary School PTA - Boise, ID
  • Lukas Elementary School PTA - Westminster, CO
  • Nimitz Elementary School PTA - Cupertino, CA
  • Northwoods Elementary School PTA - Cary, NC
  • Pathfinder Elementary PTA - Kansas City, MO
  • Procter Elementary School PTA - Independence, MO
  • Rose Springs Elementary School PTA - Stansbury Park, UT
  • Ruth Chaffee Elementary School PTA - Newington, CT
  • Valley View Elementary PTA - Rapid City, SD
Tuesday, May 9: Google Express First-Place Winners
  • duPont Manual High School PTSA - Louisville, KY
  • James E. Randolph Elementary PTA - Fulshear, TX
  • Lakeview Middle School PTA - Greenville, SC
  • Sycamore Elementary School PTA - Vail, AZ
Wednesday, May 10: All HarperCollins Winners 10 Runner-up Winners
  • Alice Birney Elementary PTA - San Diego, CA
  • Cave Spring Elementary School PTA - Roanoke, VA
  • Celebration School PTA - Celebration, FL
  • Colona Grade School PTA - Colona, IL
  • Hedge Elementary PTA - Plymouth, MA
  • Norman J. Levy Lakeside School PTA - Merrick, NY
  • Southside Elementary School PTA - Johnson City, TN
  • Tumbleweed Community PTA - Phoenix, AZ
  • W.A. Porter Elementary School PTA - Hurst, TX
  • Westowne Elementary School PTA - Catonsville, MD
3 Major Winners
  • Creekside Elementary School PTA - Winterville, NC
  • Joe Nightingale Elementary School PTA - Santa Maria, CA
  • Unity Drive Pre-K Kindergarten Center PTA - Centereach, NY
Thursday, May 11: Google Express Grand Prize Winners
  • Fullerton Elementary School PTA - Addison, IL
  • Martha Baldwin School PTA - Alhambra, CA
Friday, May 12: GoFundMe Campaign Flash Funding Recipients
  • Central Kitsap High School PTSA - Silverdale, WA
  • Grafenwoehr Elementary School PTA - APO, AE
  • Grover Cleveland Elementary PTSA - Erie, PA
  • Pinnacle View Middle School PTSA - Little Rock, AR
  • Sand Lake Elementary School PTSA - Anchorage, AK

#ThankATeacher Contest Prizes

Google ExpressSponsored by Google Express

2 Grand Prize Winners ($4,500 retail value)

  • Google Express Shopping Spree to spruce up the school's teachers' lounge
  • One Google Home

4 First-Place Winners ($2,500 retail value)

Your choice of:

  • Teacher Snack Delivery + Google Home
  • Teacher Wellness Delivery + Google Home

25 Runner-up Winners ($140 retail value)

  • One Google Home

Even More Prizes

HarperCollins I Can ReadSponsored by HarperCollins Children's Books

3 Major Winners

  • Three (3) PTAs will receive a library of 100 "I Can Read!" books including characters like Pete the Cat, Amelia Bedelia, and Biscuit (SRP $399) delivered at a school event featuring a children’s book author or costume character.

10 Runner-Up Winners

  • Ten PTAs will receive an “I Can Read” book set for their school (10 books in each set) which will be delivered by mail.