Happy National Teachers Day! Whether you’re still in school or 40 years out, think back on what your teachers have done for you. Calculating your budget? Writing an email that’ll land you that promotion? Reading this blog? Your teachers helped you get to where you are today.
And if you’re brainstorming ways to thank teachers for all of their hard work, put away that shiny red apple–or the “#1 Teacher!” ceramic mug. (Yeah, we know you thought about it.) Teachers work hard year-round (really!) so you should thank them accordingly. How?
The best way to thank teachers is by personalizing the gift with something you know they’ll like. As this Parade article points out, you can still keep it simple by making it super special!
We’ve even created a handy reference for the “Dos and Don’ts” of teacher gifts:
What are the most important lessons your teachers have helped you learn? How are you thanking a teacher this year? Share your thoughts in the comments below!