Dear teacher, you are appreciated! This inspirational book, written by motivational speakers Brad Johnson and Hal Bowman, provides daily encouragement to thank you for all that you do in the classroom and beyond. Johnson and Bowman offer quotes and powerful stories for 100 days of the school year, highlighting topics such as celebrating small successes, bringing out the best in your students, knowing your worth, and being all in. The book is perfect for teachers of all grade levels, and for principals to buy their teachers for schoolwide morale, to keep teachers feeling their best. The uplifting advice will remind you why you’ve chosen this profession and the impact you have on others!
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Meet the Authors
100 Days of Inspirational Quotes and Anecdotes
Brad Johnson has over 20 years of experience as a teacher and administrator at the K–12 and collegiate level. He is a national speaker and author and is also on the national faculty for Concordia University School of Graduate Studies in Leadership.
Hal Bowman is a renowned speaker, education consultant, and the creator of transformational programs like Teach Like a Rockstar and Be the One. Before becoming a full-time speaker, he spent over 20 years in K–12 classrooms, teaching everything from Band to Biology.
"Dear Teacher is a very practical, inspirational book designed to motivate and inspire our educational heroes, our teachers. Brad Johnson and Hal Bowman offer 100 inspirational quotes and anecdotes that will touch the heart of any teacher, rookie or veteran. Our business is a people business, a relationship business. This is clearly articulated throughout as Brad and Hal emphasize the importance of forming connections with students and staff, being authentic, and making school fun. As educators we will all leave legacy. What will yours be? The choice is clearly ours to make. If every teacher would follow Brad and Hal’s lead, every teacher would live a legacy of love, empathy and respect. Every student deserves just that!"—Dr. Jeff Bearden, Superintendent, Forsyth County Schools, GA
"Dear Teacher: 100 Days of Inspirational Quotes and Anecdotes has both a laser-like analysis and knowledgeable reflections on the state of education. The rich array of anecdotes and wise quotations about the mission of teaching are spot on and will appeal to ALL who love education and the scholars we serve."—Dr. Adolph Brown III, Servant Leader, Author, and International Consultant