May 7 is National Teacher Appreciation Day

Teachers pour their hearts and souls into everything they do for Houston’s children more than 170 days out of every year. Be sure to take some time on Tuesday, May 7, to say thanks to a teacher as part of National Teacher Appreciation Day. It’s a day to honor and celebrate a teacher that has made a difference in your life or in the lives of your children.

Do you have a story to share about your favorite teacher? Like us on and leave a comment or a picture of how you are recognizing one of HISD nearly 10,000 teachers today.

There are many ways students and schools can recognize teachers who make a difference. Salute teachers with a sign on classroom doors, thanking each teacher by name. Put balloon and flower bouquets in every teachers lounge. If you’re fresh out of ideas, visit the National Education Association’s website for more tips.

TEACHERS: Share the items of appreciation you received that meant the most to you. Send your photos to

Watch this video below to see what HISD teachers mean to our students.

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