National Teachers Day: May 4th

May 3, 2021
National Teachers Day: May 4th

National Teacher Day is observed on the first Tuesday of the first full week of May and BronxNet is more than ready to honor of all of the teachers who have made an impact in the lives of their students––especially during these difficult times. To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day we created a special programming schedule highlighting educators across the nation. 

Tune in Tuesday, May 4th, on BX INFORM channels 70 Optimum/ 2136 Fios in the Bronx and online at on the following times:

See the lineup below:

Teachers Make a Difference: The 400th Video

Everyone has that one special teacher that made a difference in their life. Now they have a chance to say "thank you." Here are their stories.

Teachers Make a Difference: Ian Manuel

At age 13, Ian Manuel was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Here he talks about the man who made a difference, Bryan Stevenson.

Teachers Make a Difference: Mark Naison

Fordham professor Mark Naison talks about the teacher who made a difference in his life, Paul Noyes.

Teachers Make a Difference: Ken Burns

Documentarian Ken Burns reflects on a teacher who made a difference in his life - Jerome Liebling.

Teachers Make a Difference: Nolan Bushnell

In 1972, Nolan Bushnell founded Atari and hired a young Steve Jobs. It was his first job. Later Nolan founded Chuck E. Cheese. Here he talks about his third grade teacher, Mrs. Cook.

Teachers Make a Difference: Ernest Morrell

Former Teachers College, Columbia University professor Ernest Morrell talks about his fifth grade teacher Mrs. Franklin.

Teachers Make a Difference: Henry Louis Gates

Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. talks about his teacher Helene Iverson.