Puerto Rico Teacher's Day - May
Among the highlights of the Puerto Rico Teachers Day
in May could be the issues and concerns of teachers union that threatened the government of a nationwide strike two weeks ago to air their grievances for salary increases and other benefits. The teacher appreciation
in this country is celebrated in seven days or exactly one week. The head of the teacherís federation Rafael Feliciano had earlier announced their demands would continue until the government meets their need for salary increases at reasonable level.
Despite of the ongoing concerns of teachers in the country the Teacherís Day in May
could still go on as scheduled and traditional activities such as gift giving, tokens and love cards are always part of the celebration.
The following are the usual activities in the country during teacher appreciation week in Puerto Rico
, situated in the Caribbean region.
Traditionally, every month of May thousands of students across the country would prepare for their personalized greetings and love cards and give them to their favourite teachers. Teachers would always love to read these messages from their students, saying they would always remind them that even though how tiring their job itís still worth the efforts when their students always love them the way they wrote their messages.
Many also of the colleges and universities in the country which can afford to host parties are giving this party as a gift for their teachers. This is the time when they would treat the teachers with the countryís top delicacies and cuisine. During the night there would be dances and other forms of entertainment, after which a finale would be the awarding of the most outstanding teachers in their field of expertise
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