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Colorado Teacher Appreciation Week

Celebrating Teachers Teacher Appreciation Week May 8-12 #ThankATeacherCO

About Colorado Teacher Appreciation Week

Colorado teachers change lives! Colorado Teacher Appreciation Week is May 8-12, 2023. CDE is grateful for all the inspiring teachers who work every day to change the lives of Colorado students. 

During this week, we celebrate Colorado teachers and all they do for our communities and schools.

Discounted Rockies Tickets for Teachers

For Teacher Appreciation Week 2023, CDE has partnered with The Colorado Rockies and TEACH Colorado to invite all teachers, support staff, administrators and volunteers to a special night at the ballpark Friday, May 12, through Wednesday May 17. Discounted tickets are available through the Rockies Teacher Appreciation Homestand webpage. For every ticket purchased through the homestand, $2 will be donated to TEACH Colorado.

Teacher Appreciation Discounted Homestand Supporting TEACH Colorado, tickets starting at just $12

Colorado Teacher of the Year

Each year, the Colorado Teacher of the Year Program honors an exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled K-12 classroom teacher to represent the entire profession in the state. For more information, including past winners, visit the Colorado Teacher of the Year program webpage.

Thank you to Denver 7 for supporting the Colorado Teacher of the Year program!

Supported by: Denver 7, ABC and Boettcher Foundation

Nominate a Teacher for the 2024 Teacher of the Year Award

Do you know an outstanding teacher? Say 'Thank You' during Colorado Teacher Appreciation Week by nominating them for the 2024 Colorado Teacher of the Year Award.

Nominate a teacher

Apply to be the 2024 Colorado Teacher of the Year

Are you the next exceptional educator who will represent the profession in our state? Whether you were nominated or want to throw your own hat in the ring, we encourage those interested to fill out the application by Friday, June 2.

Learn about the application process