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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 Mark Farrell to honor our City's 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.King,

Thanks for helping me with my work and be nice to the class, you are a wonderful teacher! You inspired me to be a good student and be amazing.

Sincerely,
Suki Huang

School: Lafayette Elementary school
Location: 4545 Anza st.
Grade: 5

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Dear Ms. Flynn,

Thanks for being a great teacher to the whole class. I like it when you read to us. You inspired me to be a great student.

Sincerely,
Kokobe

School: Argonne
Location: Richmond
Grade: 2nd

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Dear Ms. Flynn,

Thanks for being a great teacher to the whole class. I like it when you read to us. You inspired me to be a great student.

Sincerely,
Kokobe

School: Argonne
Location: Richmond
Grade: 2nd

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Others ways to show your gratitude for teachers.

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Donate to provide grants to educators.

We award Bright Ideas 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.

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