Education News Bulletin Board: February 2019

AdoptAClassroom.org keeps a close eye on K-12 education news so we can best understand and serve the needs of our principals, teachers, and students across the country. We want to keep you updated, too. That’s why we’re launching our new monthly News Bulletin Board series. Make sure to check us out monthly for bite-size updates […]

AdoptAClassroom.org Launches New School Program to Offer K-12 Schools New Fundraising Option

Nonprofit announces new School Program and updates ownership policy to comply with school districts’ changing guidelines On Feb. 5, AdoptAClassroom.org — the national nonprofit that raises funds for teachers to purchase classroom supplies — launched their new School Program, giving principals and school administrators across the country the opportunity to use the proven platform to raise […]

AdoptAClassroom.org Launches School Program

We’re excited to announce that we have officially launched our new School Program. K-12 principals and administrators, who are authorized by their school district to use our fundraising platform, can now utilize AdoptAClassroom.org to support larger, school-wide initiatives. Our School Program was created in direct response to increased budget cuts and growing school needs. To […]

MPR Interview: Twin Cities Principal Talks Student Homelessness

St. Paul, MN  Principal and AdoptAClassroom.org Board Member Ryan Vernosh was featured on Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) speaking out about student homelessness. “No child should have to question where their head’s going to lay down at night, whether they’re going to have a meal the next day,” said Principal Ryan Vernosh. Every day Principal Vernosh […]

New Vendor Alert: Learning Without Tears

Meet our newest vendor partner, Learning Without Tears! We’re teaming up to provide handwriting and PreK readiness curriculum for our teachers on the AdoptAClassroom.org Marketplace Learning Without Tears offers many different programs that provide all the foundation writing skills your students need to become successful communicators in the classroom. The K-5 handwriting program (Handwriting Without […]

The Los Angeles Strike: A Teacher’s Perspective

On January 14, Los Angeles teacher and AdoptAClassroom.org guest blogger Dr. Jakeisha Gibson joined her fellow teachers on strike for smaller class sizes, increased salaries, and the hiring of more nurses and counselors to meet growing student needs. The night before the strike, Jakeisha detailed on her blog the feelings she and her students experienced […]

Social Media Toolkit: Holiday Fundraising Edition

Nearly 1/3 of annual giving happens in December, so now is the perfect time to fundraise for your classroom. Not sure where to start? We created an easy to follow social media toolkit for holiday fundraising. Check out these fundraising tips: 1. Update your classroom page Your needs during the back-to-school shopping season might be […]

AdoptAClassroom.org Partners with School Districts to Bring Much-Needed Funds to Schools Across the Country.

In 1998, AdoptAClassroom.org was founded as one of the original crowdfunding platforms to bring equity in education to all students and classrooms. The award-winning, online nonprofit has been best known for helping individual teachers raise funds, through private donors and corporate sponsors, to purchase the classroom supplies they need without draining their personal budget. Today, […]

Help Students in Need with a Holiday Fundraiser

During the season of giving, our goal is to raise $10,000 for high-poverty classrooms by December 31. Classrooms in need are still missing crucial funds and you can help by joining us in fundraising for our Highest-Need Fund! Here’s how you can help: Create a Facebook Fundraiser Facebook fundraisers are a great way to connect […]

Applications Now Open for the 2018 AdoptAClassroom.org Arts Fund

AdoptAClassroom.org is currently looking for teachers across the nation who want to bring the arts to their students—from drama to finger-painting to screen printing. From the generous support of individual donors and Fresh Produce, we are able to support classrooms with three $1,000 grants and 12 $500 grants. Log into AdoptAClassroom.org and click “Apply For Funding” […]

Enter Our #SpookyClassroom Giveaway on Halloween

Did you decorate your classroom for Halloween? Show us a photo of your Halloween classroom decor on October 31st and you’ll enter to win $25 on AdoptAClassroom.org. How to Enter Teachers can enter our #SpookyClassroom giveaway by visiting AdoptAClassroom.org’s Facebook or Instagram page on October 31st and sharing a photo of your Halloween classroom decorations. To enter on Facebook, comment […]

A Fun Way to Give: Donate Your Birthday to Teachers

According to an American Red Cross survey, 79 percent of Americans said they would rather have a charitable donation made in their name than a gift they wouldn’t use. Does this sound like you? If so, we can help with our Facebook birthday fundraisers! Facebook Fundraiser With an AdoptAClassroom.org Facebook fundraiser, you can ask your […]