As the nation celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week, we need to definitely show our appreciation for all teachers across the United States.
Teachers work extremely hard under a myriad of conditions, ranging from overcrowded classrooms, to dealing with discipline problems, lack of instructional materials, sometimes difficult parents and sometimes unsupportive administrators and supervisors.
Also, teachers strive to help each student reach his or her full potential, and that certainly is not an easy task. Our teachers deserve the highest respect and need to be treated with the professionalism that they very much deserve. They also need to be paid a fair and livable salary. Let us salute our teachers each and every day, and thank them sincerely for all that they do for the students in our country.
BY John Amato