‘I want to celebrate teachers who are under-appreciated but who have a lifelong impact on their students,” says award-winning children’s book author.
Founded in 1989, the National Teachers Hall of Fame recognizes dedicated, creative and successful educators from across the United States.
On National Teacher Day, “let us ensure our educators know how much we value their service in the classroom,” Obama said.
Five teachers, including two NEA members, who will be inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame (NTHF) in 2016.
Teachers are “superheroes” and “nation builders,” says Duncan.