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  • Teachers make a lifetime of difference, yet often don’t get thanked.

    You can help change that.

Nominate a teacher for the Mayor's Teacher of the Year

Do you know a stellar San Francisco teacher? We are partnering with Mayor Lee to honor five teachers for their hardwork and dedication to our City's students.
You can nominate here.

Thank your favorite teacher today. Post a note.

Dear Ms. Morehen,

Thanks for pushing me beyond my comfort zone. You inspired me to always try my best in everything I do.


School: Lowell
Grade: 11th grade

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Dear miss Cohen,

Thanks for makeing me smart. You inspired me to be amazing.


School: Grattan
Location: coal valley
Grade: 4

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Dear Ms. Cohen,

Thanks for being the best teacher You inspired me to work hard on what I feel I can’t do.

thijs simonian

School: grattan
Location: 165 Grattan St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Grade: 5th and 4th

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Others ways to show your gratitude for teachers.

Let's cover Facebook with posts thanking teachers! Share on Facebook.

Donate to provide grants to educators.

We award Innovation Grants to San Francisco public school teachers that have creative ideas about how to increase student achievement. You can bring these ideas to life by contributing to a grant. Donate today.

Volunteer in a classroom

Teachers throughout the San Francisco request volunteers—we match you to them based on your skills, interests and availability. Learn more.

Sergio Romo thanks SF teachers

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