Teacher appreciation getty
CNN  — 

Most of us are lucky to have at least one teacher who molded us into the people that we are today.

To commemorate National Teacher Appreciation Day on May 3, we’d like to hear your stories about the teacher that changed your life. How did they change your life for the better? What would you tell that teacher if you could reconnect with him or her today?

Share a photo of your teacher, or a photo of the two of you together, and send us your story. The best stories will be featured on CNN.com. Upload your stories by hitting the button below.