Zac Posen and Jane Avrich

“Clarity, risk, and brevity” are what Zac Posen learned from Jane Avrich, the English teacher whose class on the literature of seduction influenced his aesthetic.

“Once he turned the classroom into an Eden-like paradise,” recalls Ms. Avrich. “Silvery music played in the background, iridescent fabric swirled, paper flowers bloomed, and glitter rained down around us.”

Behind Every Famous Person is a Fabulous Teacher.

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We received many requests for poster versions of our ads from teachers that had noticed our "Behind Every Famous Person is a Fabulous Teacher" campaign and wanted to display our ads in their classrooms. The ads have been featured in Time, Sports Illustrated, People, Oprah Magazine, Martha Stewart, and Country Weekly. In 2008, with the generous support of The NEA and Scholastic, we began producing a spring and fall series of posters. Each season, a total of 400,000 posters are printed, 100,000 copies for each of the four celebrities pictured with their favorite teacher. The posters are absolutely free.

Just send us an email at with your name, address, and we will send you our latest edition of posters absolutely free!