Teachers

We are here to support you, teachers! Our programs and support extend to all K-12 teachers in Southern Arizona, including those who teach in district, charter and private schools.

Teacher Excellence Awards

Teacher Excellence Award Winner

Tucson Values Teachers and Office Depot/OfficeMax have partnered to shine a spotlight on individual teachers who bring that extra something special into the classroom. Please let us know about a teacher that you believe deserves special recognition, one who goes above and beyond in the classroom each and every day. Send us your nomination for a K-12 teacher who works in Southern Arizona. Each month, we will select one teacher who will receive the award, a $100 gift card from Office Depot/OfficeMax, a bag of school supplies, and a festive presentation arranged by Tucson Values Teachers and Office Depot/Office Max.

Teachers in Industry

Teachers in Industry
Teachers in Industry is the innovative business-education partnership that places experienced classroom teachers in the business workforce during the summer. Teachers earn industry wages, earn credits for a Master’s degree or professional development, and take their real-world industry experience back to their classrooms to more effectively prepare students for the future.
 

Teacher Appreciation Week

We Love Our Teachers

In celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Week, this year’s event was a week-long celebration with special opportunities that honored and supported teachers across Southern Arizona. The Pima County Board of Supervisors proclaimed May 7-13, 2017 Teacher Appreciation Week in Pima County. Check out all the things we did!

Raytheon Leaders in Education Awards

Raytheon Leaders in Education Awards

Raytheon Missile Systems, in partnership with Tucson Values Teachers, is extending its support of quality education and exemplary K-12 teaching in Pima County with the annual Raytheon Leaders in Education Awards. This program recognizes teachers demonstrating outstanding performance, educational leadership, and support for a committed teacher workforce.

Raytheon awards three separate $2,500 gifts, plus an additional $2,500 in matching gifts to each of the teachers’ respective schools, for a total of $15,000 in awards annually.

Nominations will be open in the Fall of 2017.

Teacher Discount Card

Do you have your Teacher Discount Card yet? More than 90 businesses have stepped up to provide significant year-round discounts for teachers! Discounts on goods and services include automotive, financial, health and wellness, home and furnishings, recreation, resorts, restaurants, retail, and teacher supply discounts.

Tucson Supplies Teachers

Tucson Supplies Teachers

Tucson Values Teachers collaborates with Pima Federal Credit Union, Office Depot/OfficeMax, and other community partners to help end teacher-funded classrooms. With your support, Tucson Supplies Teachers has become the largest school supply drive in the region! During the month of July, all monetary donations will be used to purchase classroom supplies for area teachers. To date, over $880,000 in supplies have been donated to area teachers. Thanks, Tucson!

Teachers – make sure you’re in our database to be eligible for a $50 Office Depot/OfficeMax gift card – sign up for the TVT newsletter today!

 

 

What teachers are saying...

“Tucson Values Teachers is an amazing local support for Tucson teachers and school leaders. Thank you TVT!”