Teachers are an extension of you. You depend on them to direct your child in their learning when they are not at home. Great teachers are those who positively influence your child, beyond the book knowledge. We have been so thankful to have such wonderful teachers at my oldest daughter's school.
This year, for teacher appreciation week, we gave her this:
Apparently we ruined a perfectly good mascara day. I know how that can be. We, especially my daughter, will sincerely miss being in her class.