15 Reasons Why a Teacher Would Make a Great President

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We can think of a hundred different reasons why a teacher would make a great president. Teachers are the full package. They can keep an eye on 30 kids while grading papers, listening to 3 different stories, holding a cup of coffee in one hand and tying shoelaces with the other, all at the same time. But that’s not all. Teachers are wicked smart, well-educated, and make more decisions on a minute-to-minute basis than most other professionals do in a day’s work. Still not convinced? Here are a few more!

1. Getting up in front of a crowd of people doesn’t scare us!

GIF - michael scott from The Office "Pam, I'm public speaking."

2. Oh, we know how to handle stressful situations…

GIF - Will Ferrell in Old School after catching on fire, in locker room "We gotta keep our composure!" slams chair against lockers

3. Give us a problem, we’ll give you a solution!

GIF - Jennifer Lawrence "Pizza fixes everything."

4. We do what we do to make a difference, not for the money or fame (obviously)…

GIF - The Joker from Batman Heath Ledger "It's not about money."

5. We know how to laugh, take a joke, and be silly when it’s needed most…

GIF - Jennifer Lawrence "If I doin't have anything to do all day, I might not even put my pants on."

6. HARD WORK? Pshh! We don’t only do it, we teach our students every day that nothing great has ever been achieved without it.

GIF - female on Oscars red carpet "Work hard. Be so good they can't ignore you. Keep to your morals and stick to your integrity."

7. We definitely know how to take a punch or two…

GIF - Teachers Series - Miss Snap getting food thrown in face by young female students in cafeteria

8. No one cares more about the future of EVERYONE’S children than a teacher!

GIF - Teachers Series - Miss Snap hugging young female student in classroom

9. The first line of business as president… PAY TEACHERS MORE MONEY!

GIF - Masterchef "They deserve better than that!"

10. We put the ‘multitask’ in multitasking!

GIF - Tiana from Disney Princess and the Frog catching plates on trays as waitress

11. We are experts at creating safe environments for everyone…

GIF - The Simpsons principal talking to class "Class, settle down. We have a new student today."

12. We truly believe we can change the world, one student at a time!

GIF - Robin Williams in Dead Poets Society talking to class "No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world."

13. Teachers know best that we should never stop learning.

GIF - Game of Thrones Petyr Baelish "Knowledge is power."

14. We can survive any bad day…

GIF - Teachers Series - Miss Watson drinking cold medicine from bottle in classroom while on cell phone

15. We understand the power of collaboration…

GIF - Teachers Series - all teachers sitting in circle on top of desks raising cups to cheers

Why else would a teacher make an awesome president? Let us know in the comments below!


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