The initiative was started as an attempt by Sean McComb, a high school English teacher in Baltimore, Maryland, and the 2014 National Teacher of the Year, and his friends to put the love back into their vocation.
A year later and it has become a nationwide Twitter campaign, with thousands of teachers sharing the reasons why they love their jobs.
Here's a pick of the best so far:
I #LoveTeaching because I can share my favorite books with a new generation of readers.— Julia Bishop, NBCT (@juliabishopnbct) February 17, 2016
I #LoveTeaching because I get to help people learn how to become who they want to be, not what others say they are right now.— Leslie David Burns (@DrLeslieDBurns) February 17, 2016
I #LoveTeaching because working with students- day in and day out- is meaningful, exciting, hilarious, challenging, and NEVER boring.— Dan Brown (@DanBrownTeacher) February 16, 2016