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Top Ways to Make a Difference in the Lives of Teachers

You’ve made a card, bought flowers to celebrate Teacher Day, but now what? Make a difference in the lives of amazing teachers nationwide by taking these five easy actions.

1. Petition your representative to issue a proclamation celebrating teachers and declaring Tuesday, May 5 National Teacher Day.

2. Support public education by making a donation to the NEA Foundation. Your investment will help educators close the achievement gaps, increase classroom innovations, provide professional development opportunities, and more.

3. Be a partner in education. Find effective parent-teacher strategies that will have a direct impact on your child's success.

4. Visit your local school and find out how you can help. Volunteer in the concession stand at a football game, donate supplies, or chaperone an event