Support Teachers

 

Teachers are the true superheroes of our communities, shaping the minds and futures of our children. Let’s show them the appreciation they deserve. 

Explore this page to discover meaningful ways you can support and uplift our amazing educators. Together, let’s make a difference in their lives and empower them to continue inspiring the next generation.

 

Support Texas Teachers and Double your Impact

#TeachersCan and DonorsChoose are teaming up once again to help teachers across the state through a matching fundraiser campaign. Our Goal: to fund as many classroom projects as possible. How does it work?

  • Teachers add their wish lists at DonorsChoose.org
  • Donors search for topics, teachers, schools, or regions to support
  • Individual donors contribute to fund specific projects
  • #TeachersCan partners match the donation to double the impact
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#TeachersCanTuesday Spotlight
 

Shine a Light On Your Favorite Teacher(s)

Enter your favorite teachers for the chance to be featured in future #TeachersCanTuesday social media spotlights.

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Thank a teacher.

Is there a teacher from your past or present whom you want to honor for how they changed your life, or someone else’s? Share a video or post on social media using the hashtag #TeachersCan and #ThankATeacher Use these share your stories prompts to help get you started

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Ways to Support Our Teachers

With Your Time

  • Volunteer at a school or in a classroom
  • Mentor a student or serve as a tutor
  • Join and become active in PTA / PTO / PTSO
  • Organize a community celebration for World Teachers’ Day (October 5, 2022)
  • Provide employees with time off to volunteer at a school or in a classroom

With Your Financial Support

  • Sponsor a teacher’s classroom supplies or basic necessities for students for the year — like a local #ClearTheList
  • Support a teacher special classroom project with a donation on DonorsChoose
  • Participate in your school’s or community’s school supply drive 
  • Arrange with the principal to take in a lunch or special snack for the teachers and staff at your local school
  • Connect your business or organization as a school partner
  • Support teacher and classroom grants through your school district’s foundation. Find your foundation.
  • Support or start a Backpack Buddy program for hungry children.

With Your Voice

  • Send a note of thanks to a teacher
  • Post a shout-out about a great teacher on social media (and tag their school, district and @TxTeachersCan)
  • Share a positive story of a teacher making a difference with the principal and/or superintendent
  • Speak in the public comments time at a school board meeting to share a positive story of powerful teaching
  • Let your elected officials know that supporting teachers is important
  • Learn how your elected officials or candidates support education and teachers, and be sure to vote
  • Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper about the positive impact of teachers and/or specific teachers making a difference for students
  • Use your business or organization’s advertising to honor and support
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