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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 Ms. Yip,

Thanks for teaching me new things. You inspired me to do mindfulness and not to lose my temper

Cecilia Yong

School: Robert Louis Stevenson
Location: San Francisco, CA
Grade: 2nd

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Dear Mr.Reif,

Thanks for being so kind, and hardworking. You inspired me to maybe become a teacher, and work as hard as I can!

Callie Tzab

School: Claire Lilienthal
Location: Divisadaro San Francisco, CA
Grade: 5

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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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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.

Others ways to show your gratitude for teachers.

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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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