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Thanks to All Teachers

Executive Director Cindy Johanson shares Edutopia’s appreciation for teachers.

May 3, 2011

Let me - and every one of us at Edutopia - be among the first to say "thank you" on Teacher Appreciation Day. We hope it's something you'll hear a lot today, and every day.

Ever since George Lucas founded Edutopia twenty years ago, appreciating and supporting outstanding educators has been precisely what we strive to do 365 days a year. While today is special - no doubt - it all comes back to providing you - our community - with proven strategies, connections, and resources that help you bring the best to your school or district whenever you need it.

There's a lot to be proud of as we mark our twentieth anniversary - and I can't think of a better time to brag about you (and our wonderful staff!) than today, on Teacher Appreciation Day.

What about you, though? What are you most proud of on Teacher Appreciation Day? Is there a specific educator from your past, or a current colleague that you'd like to thank today?

Head on over to our Teacher Appreciation discussion and connect with others from across the country and around the world today -- and be sure to come back, often since appreciating and supporting great teachers is something we're committed to doing year round.

Thanks for everything you've done and will continue to do to improve education. You are a valued member of the growing movement of Edutopia change-makers, and we are honored to work alongside you as we improve education together.

Warm regards,

Cindy Johanson and all of us at Edutopia
The George Lucas Educational Foundation

P.S.: We're giving away an iPad2 in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week. Enter for a chance to win by Sunday, May 15th, 2011.

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