Staff Appreciation

Teachers and school staff play a key role in every student’s success and sometimes a simple “thanks” is all a teacher needs to feel valued. It is a special time to honor the men and women who lend their passion and skills to educating our children.

Description:

Provides a week of activities and goodies to show appreciation to the school staff.

Duties:

Coordinates Staff Appreciation Week dates with the general calendar or the school / county school system dates. The Chair/Chairs for this Committee are responsible for planning and communicating ideas for Staff Appreciation Week. This week is the perfect time to personally thank your students’ teachers for their sacrifices and support for children throughout the year. 

 

Time Needed:

Planning the week's activities may take several Committee meetings. Depending on what is planned, several hours may be needed to shop, gather materials, or make phone calls to other parents soliciting donations. During the actual week, time may be spent according to what is planned for each day. To deliver flowers may only take an hour in the morning; to provide a luncheon may take several hours in the middle of the day.

Characteristics/Skills Needed:

Creativity: Ability to develop new and interesting ideas.

Dependability: Can be counted on to complete tasks.

Organization: Can make a logical order out of many competing interests.

Lifespan of Committee:

Usually one work week, Monday through Friday.

Personal Benefits:

This is a real opportunity to get to know staff members, and to work with other parents throughout the week.