Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6, 2022. We are saying ‘thank you’ this week, and throughout the year, to the extraordinary educators who have worked tirelessly with students and families to keep things moving forward, despite such an unpredictable year.

Text CELEBRATE to 48744 to Participate In a Week of Appreciation

Whether you are an educator or a supporter of one, we have the perfect way for you to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.


We will be gathering messages from across the country and sending them straight to your phone! Text CELEBRATE to 48744 and you will get periodic texts throughout the week that remind you how special both you and your profession are.


Text CELEBRATE to 48744 to leave a message of gratitude to educators. These will be delivered (see above) to the real people helping our students every day.

#ThankATeacher on Social Media

This Teacher Appreciation Week, we want to make sure each and every educator knows just how appreciated they are. Celebrate the educators in your life by sharing a message on social media, tagging @NEAToday, and using the hashtags #WeHearYou and #ThankATeacher.

Visit NEA.org/TAW for more resources to show your appreciation for educators this week!