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Thank a Teacher

3 students holding up an LGBTQ Pride flag with "Happy Teacher Appreciation Week" to the side

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 8-12!

Supportive educators can make all the difference. According to GLSEN research, LGBTQ students who can identity 11 or more supportive school staff are less likely to feel unsafe, have higher GPAs, and feel more connected to their school communities.

Because of the difference they make, educators deserve our gratitude. Thank a supportive educator in your life by purchasing Telefora's Be Happy Bouquet with Roses. From May 1-12, the bouquet is 20% off, and 10% of sales will benefit GLSEN's work to create safe and inclusive schools for all, including providing educators the resources they need to make every classroom inclusive for LGBTQ students.

Photo of Teleflora's Be Happy Bouquet with Roses

Use code TEACH20 for 20% off when thanking a supportive educator with this bouquet.

Help us support educators by making a contribution to GLSEN today.

Messages of Thanks

These LGBTQ students express their gratitude to educators for their life-changing support. Click each image to read their messages of thanks.

Headshot of Ev NorsworthyHeadshot of Alyssa CandelmoHeadshot of Danny Charney

Have your own story of a supportive educator? Share using #ThankATeacher, and follow the hashtag to read more messages of thanks. 

More Ways to Thank

  • Give the gift of community. Share GLSEN's Educator Network and Educator Facebook group with an educator looking to share ideas and resources with like-minded peers.
  • Share GLSEN resources. GLSEN's Safe Space Kit is our flagship resource for secondary educators, and Ready, Set, Respect! is for elementary educators. Share these resources to help an educator make their school even more inclusive.