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

    You can help change that.

Thank your favorite teacher today. Post a note.

Dear Mr. Huie,

Thanks for teaching me Chinese. You inspired me to learn more.


School: Alice Fong Yu
Location: San Francisco
Grade: K

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Dear Mr. Medeiros,

Thanks for always trying to bring out the best in me (and everyone else) by being respectful, fair and corteous. You’re an exceptional role model and should be proud. Thanks for everything Mr M. You inspired me to become a better worker who treats the people and environment around me like it’s my home and family.


School: Somerville High School
Location: Somerville, MA

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Dear Mrs. Peterson,

Thanks for bringing us on lots of field trips and being a great 4 and 5 grade teachers.  You inspired me to do great great things.

Tiffany IAN

School: Jefferson elementry school
Location: 1725 18 between Judah and irving
Grade: 4 and 5

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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.

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Donate to a teacher to help them buy supplies.

We award innovation grants to San Francisco public school teachers that have a trailblazing idea about how to increase student achievement. Often they don't have the budget to implement the idea. You can help change that by contributing to a grant. Donate today

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Teachers throughout the San Francisco request volunteers—we match you to them based on your skills, interests, and time commitment.
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Sergio Romo thanks SF teachers

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