Happy National Teacher Appreciation Day

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Happy Teacher Appreciation Day!

Joanne Guidoccio

In 1953, Eleanor Roosevelt persuaded the 81st Congress to proclaim National Teachers’ Day. The day was celebrated on March 7th until 1985, when the National PTA established Teacher Appreciation Week as the first full week of May. The first Tuesday of the that week was then designated as National Teacher Appreciation Day, a day to thank all the special teachers in our lives.

Here are ten of my favorite quotes about teachers…

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

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. Aristotle

Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth. Helen Caldicott

If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers. They…

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