Teacher Affirmations

Today’s Thought

The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
~William Arthur Ward


Today I am featuring some affirmations for one of our most important professions – teachers. Tomorrow I will feature some student/learner affirmations.

I received a B.S. in Education and planned to go into teaching at one point in my life. Life took me in another direction, but I have always appreciated and respected what teachers do for all of us.

  • Teaching is my purpose! Teaching is my passion! Teaching is my life!
  • Great teachers are great learners. I am a great teacher and a great learner.
  • I am an awesome teacher making a real difference in the lives of my students today!
  • Today my students have my absolute commitment.
  • Today I give my students all I can so that tomorrow they can be all they can!
  • My teaching makes an impact in the world in completely unexpected and amazing ways.
  • Each and every day, I bring knowledge and dedication to my classroom.
  • I love teaching! At the end of every day, I KNOW I have made a difference.
  • I am a great teacher! I am a great teacher! I am a great teacher and I get better and better each and every day!
  • I am a great teacher! Each day I strive to be that teacher my students will look back on an say, “Thanks!”
  • I thrive on making [fill in your subject] relevant to the lives of my students and today I do!
  • Teaching is more a relationship than a job or a role. Today I remember to relate the learning to each student!
  • A great teacher lives within me! Today that teacher is shaping futures!
  • Today and every day, I stay focused by remembering why I got into teaching!
  • Each and every day, I share life’s greatest gift – the gift of learning!
  • My commitment to my students is unwavering, but they must meet me half way!
  • I own my responsibility as a teacher and insist that parents do the same!
  • Like all good teachers, I share my knowledge. Like all great teachers, I share a my joy for life and learning.
  • Every moment has within it, the power to transform every moment that came before it.
  • Today I am a good teacher becoming a great teacher!
  • Today I am a great teacher becoming a world-class teacher!
  • Today I AM a world-class teacher!

Please share these with your favorite teacher!

Follow your bliss. Experience your bliss. Become your bliss.


Ray Davis is the Founder of The Affirmation Spot and co-founder of 6 Sense Media. He’s been writing, recording, and using affirmations for 30 years. He's also the author of Anunnaki Awakening. He advocates for the potential of the human race. He's life-long history buff and holds a B.S. in History Education.