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It's World Teachers' Day! Who Are the Best Teachers in Macomb Township?

Help recognize the work of local teachers by celebrating World Teachers' Day on Oct. 5.

World Teachers' Day, celebrated on Oct. 5, is a great opportunity to show teachers in Macomb Township how great you think they are. But, the day also takes on a deeper meaning, standing for the protection of teachers' rights.

Since its inception in 1994, World Teachers' Day has had a theme every year. The theme for 2012 is “Take a stand for teachers.”

This day was founded by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Its aim is to educate the public about the conditions of being a teacher around the world, focusing specifically on the protection of teachers' rights, and the proper training, development and status raising of teachers.

UNESCO’s partners in this effort are the International Labour Organization, the United Nations Development Programme, Education International and UNICEF.

Everyone has an educator who has changed his or her life with their kindness, humor or educational impact.

On World Teachers' Day, we can remember them by looking at issues and obstacles they may face, knowing that the brightest and most motivated teachers need to be continually attracted to a profession whose status continually needs improvement socially and monetarily.

More than 100 countries currently observe World Teachers' Day, with many corporate supporters such as Google recognizing the global impact and conditions of teachers.

TELL US: Who are the best teachers in Macomb Township? Give them a shout out in the comments below!

Kim Goss October 05, 2012 at 12:47 PM
Miss Zwirner at Carkenord Elementary---- Really ALL the teachers at Carkenord are GREAT!
Stacy Clark October 05, 2012 at 01:47 PM
Kim you beat me to it! MISS ZWIRNER!! Carkenord has an awesome group of Teachers!!
dena kinnie October 05, 2012 at 01:54 PM
Mrs.D'Agostini at Carkenord is amazing. I have never been in a more peaceful learning enriched classroom.
Jan Finn October 05, 2012 at 02:41 PM
Even though they do not teach in Macomb...they both live in Macomb! My daughters... Shelley Mundle and Nicole baron! They are so dedicated to their classes. They put so much of themselves in their work..... They are the warm and fuzzy teachers that make kids love school! Yes, I am a very proud mom!
Denis Mohr October 05, 2012 at 04:34 PM
Immanuel Lutheran! Dedicated, caring teachers who are giving my children an education that will prepare them for the future and allow them to excel at whatever they chose to do with their life!
Giana Ciesielski October 05, 2012 at 07:31 PM
Marianne Caraccia is the best teacher at Shawnee Elementary School!
Stacy Vick October 08, 2012 at 02:18 PM
We love Ms. Maddiagn, Ms. Lubnow and Ms. Henley at Carkenord. Great school and my son loves going there.

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