Students throw a dance party for staff and their families.

How To:

Celebrate the staff at your school and let them know you appreciate everything they do.

Choose a date, create a theme, invite people, and decorate! Don’t forget to have great music and snacks.

Tips & Suggestions:

  • Offering childcare will go a long way in getting people to attend.
  • Collect votes for staff prom royalty and other superlatives like best dancer or most glamorous.

Fast Facts:

  • Positive student-teacher relationships lead to higher levels of student engagement and better learning outcomes (Skinner & Belmont, 1993).
  • Cultivating a positive school climate can improve teacher satisfaction and reduce rates of teacher burnout (Hoy, 2000; Klusmann et al., 2008).