May 2–8 | Teacher Appreciation Week


Through all the challenges we’ve faced this year, educators and families have stuck together to show students a bright path forward. Join us not only this week, but throughout the year, in saying ‘thank you’ to our nation’s educators by: 

  1. Texting THANKS to 48744 to share your message of appreciation with real educators around the country. 
  2. Saying thank you to educators on social media, tagging @NEAToday and using our #thankateacher hashtag.
  3. Show Appreciation on Facebook Make sure all your friends know you appreciate educators! Add this Facebook Frame to your profile picture during Teacher Appreciation Week.  Add the Frame 
  4. Digital Fillable Thank You Card (for Teacher)
  5. Say Thank You on Instagram Stories. Share this graphic on your Instagram Story to show appreciation for your favorite teacher.

Calling All Educators: Get Your Dance Shoes Ready! 

You are invited to a Teacher Appreciation Week party with the legendary DJ Spinderella, fellow educators, and gratitude shout-outs! Join us at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on Friday, May 7th for a virtual dance party on @NEAToday Instagram live. It's time to shake off the stress of the past year and channel the joy of our profession.

Appreciating a Year of Extraordinary Educators 

We’ve put together a roundup of stories that showcase just a few of our exceptional educators going beyond the call of duty to help students succeed during a challenging and unconventional school year. Read our stories here.