National Teachers Day is an attempt to honor teachers, who play a crucial role in our lives. Through National Teacher's Day, we attempt to show our appreciation to the shapers of our future. Behind every successful person, there is an educator. National Teacher's Day acknowledges the devotion of all the educators of the world for the purpose of education. National Teacher's Day is the brainchild of the National education Association (NeA), the largest professional employee organization, representing 2.8 million elementary and secondary teachers, higher education faculty, education support professionals, school administrators, retired educators and the students preparing to become teachers.
NeA has affiliated organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities, across the United States of America. It is engaged in a range of issues that affect public schools, students and professional school employees. National education Association, along with its affiliates lobbied the Congress for dedicating a day to teachers around the world. The first National Teacher's Day was celebrated on March 7, 1980. It was declared as National Teacher's Day for that year only. Later on, NeA Representative Assembly voted to make Tuesday of the first full week of May as National Teacher's Day.
National Teacher's Day History
Teacher's Day is the occasion to spend quality time with teachers. It is the day to commemorate the profession of teaching and everyone associated with it. Teacher's day is celebrated on different dates in different countries. In United States of America, the day is observed as National Teacher's Day. The day is observed with great fanfare, across the western country. There, people indulge themselves in a number of activities that concentrating on bringing teachers and students closer. On the day, a number of educational institutions across the country organize cultural programs, to honor teacher and appreciate them.