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#TeachersCan: Texas to honor educators with statewide show of light blue for World Teachers' Day

The “show of blue” will include trees wrapped in light blue ribbons and buildings and landscaping illuminated in light blue lighting.
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TEXAS, USA — World Teachers' Day is coming up Monday, October 5, and cities across Texas are preparing to mark the day with light blue signs of support.

Businesses, organizations, municipalities and community members across Texas are encouraged to celebrate World Teachers’ Day with a statewide show of light blue – the official color of education.

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The “show of blue” will include trees wrapped in light blue ribbons and buildings and landscaping illuminated in light blue lighting.

The lighting displays will begin Monday at 5 p.m. as part of #TeachersCan, a statewide movement led by teachers and supported by more than 125 partnering businesses and organizations committed to elevating the teaching profession and honoring the critical role teachers play in the success of Texas.

All Texas businesses, organizations, municipalities and community members are encouraged to participate. Here are some lighting displays that have been announced:

Austin

  • City Hall
  • Long Center for the Performing Arts

Boerne

  • City of Boerne

Brownsville

  • City of Brownsville

Canyon

  • West Texas A&M University

College Station

  • Texas A&M University

Commerce

  • Texas A&M University - Commerce

Corpus Christi 

  • Harbor Bridge
  • Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Dallas

  • Bank of America Plaza
  • Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
  • Klyde Warren Park
  • KPMG Plaza
  • 1900 Pearl Street
  • Victory Park

Galveston

  • City of Galveston
  • Texas A&M University - Galveston

Harlingen

  • City of Harlingen

Houston

  • Bridges on 59
  • Houston City Hall
  • NRG Stadium

Johnson City

  • City of Johnson City

Killeen

  • Texas A&M University - Central Texas

Kingsville

  • Texas A&M University Kingsville

Laredo

  • Texas A&M International University

Prairie View 

  • Prairie View A&M University

San Antonio

  • Alamodome
  • Empire Theater
  • Frost Bank Tower
  • Hemisfair Park
  • Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center
  • Jefferson High School
  • Majestic Theater
  • Old Frost Bank Tower
  • Pearl
  • Quarry Market
  • San Antonio Zoo
  • Texas A&M University - San Antonio
  • Tobin Center
  • Tower of the Americas
  • Trinity University

Stephenville

  • Tarleton State University

Texarkana

  • Texas A&M University - Texarkana

This is sponsored content by TeachersCan.org.