Thank-A-Teacher, May 7-11

What is Thank-A-Teacher?

Every year, we celebrate our amazing teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week. We’re back with lots of fun ways to recognize your #AACPSAwesome teachers in your life! Check out the site for information about contents, drawings, and prizes that will be happening throughout the week!

2018 Flyer

Help us spread the word! Click here for our 2018 Thank-A-Teacher flyer.  (Spanish flyer)

Show Your Appreciation

Make a Donation

Make a donation to provide opportunities and resources to the students, staff, and families of Anne Arundel County Public Schools.

Your AACPS Thank-A-Grams

Thank you to everyone who took the time to send a Thank-A-Gram to their teacher for Teacher Appreciation Week. Because of you, we were able to send over 750 personal messages to our #AACPSAwesome teachers to let them know how much we care. Click here to see some of our favorite messages from 2018!

Share A Story

Share a story about a great teacher you know through the Faces of AACPS Campaign. We’ll share your story online and through AACPS Social Media.

Contests & Prizes

Thank-A-Gram Drawing, Monday-Thursday

Send a Thank-A-Gram and your teacher will automatically be entered for our daily Thank-A-Gram drawing. Every day, three winners will receive a $25 gift card to Office Depot!

24-Hour Facebook Challenge, Noon, Thursday-Noon, Friday

Nominate your favorite teacher and school on facebook and your school school will be entered to win $250! More information will be posted on our AACPS Facebook page during Teacher Appreciation Week.


Thank you to the 21st Century Education Foundation for sponsoring the 2018 Thank-A-Teacher Campaign.

21st Century Education Foundation

Read Stories About Our Teachers

Bringing Authentic Cultural Experience To The Classroom

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Instruction Is The Essence Of Education.

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  • Lori-Ann Balzano

My Teaching Philosophy

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Improving classrooms through teamwork and personal connections.

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The best lessons start with a question: “What if?”

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Opening the Door for Deaf Culture in Our Schools

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Connections that Matter

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My Journey with AACPS

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A Legacy of Teachers

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Teaching is My Purpose

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  • Charlene Beyerlein standing next to a poster of artwork created by her students.

Beyond the Teaching Standards

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  • Jill Weigelt

Paying Teaching Forward

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Why I Love Teaching

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  • Marlene Kramer standing in front of her classroom door decorated for the holidays

My students’ home away from home

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Reflecting on my Honorable Profession

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