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Teacher Appreciation – Tip #18: Organize a Food Truck Party

Get tips and ideas every day in May for Teacher Appreciation Month on how you can thank your favorite teachers — and support them throughout the year!

May 18, 2012
Credit: Illustration by Walter C. Baumann

Tip # 18: Organize a Food Truck Party

Food trucks have become quite popular in the last few years. As a result of this rising trend, many different types of food trucks have sprouted up -- there's even an online food truck directory here and another one here. Whether it be Mexican, vegetarian, Indian, or even just dessert -- there's a food truck for you! So pick and choose from the many options out there and surprise a teacher with a nice lunch that comes to them. Principals and administrators -- why not get a food truck to treat your entire teaching staff?

Not sure how to throw a food truck party? Here's a good article on how to host a food truck party and here's some useful tips on how to choose the right food truck for your event.

"Every Day in May"

Every day in May we'll be offering up a new way to appreciate teachers.

Do you want to share a recommendation for how best to show your gratitude to an educator? Post a comment with your tip below -- we'll feature the most popular ones (that is, comments with the most likes) on and in our newsletter.

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