5 Reasons to Appreciate Teachers This Week

Teachers everywhere deserve acknowledgment every day for their role in shaping young minds. This year, Teacher Appreciation Day falls on May 3. Don’t miss the chance to remind your favorite teachers of how much they mean to you. We know you already have great, heartfelt reasons to thank your teachers. But here are some other, silly […]

New Feature Helps Active Teachers Shine

Have you noticed the new stars on AdoptAClassroom.org profile pages? We’ve added stars to the profiles of teachers who have logged-in during the current school year. Why? For donors: now you can tell which teachers are actively working to raise funds, ensuring your donations are going to classrooms that need it most. For teachers: many of you […]

How to Celebrate Your Favorite Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

2:00 pm CST: We did it! Thank you for helping us reach our goal of 100 classroom adoptions. There are still plenty of reasons to donate now. Your gift will enter your teacher to win awesome giveaways, plus make a huge impact in their classroom. Read on to find out how. It’s that time of year again: the one […]

April Featured Projects

Did you know? Teachers can use AdoptAClassroom.org to fundraise for specific projects. Check out these featured projects expiring soon or click here to find and support a classroom near you. Figure It Out! Barbara Fiaccone’s Classroom Sky Ranch Es Oklahoma City, OK Pencil, paper and your own “gray matter” are what counts! Barbara’s school serves a predominantly low-income […]

Fundraising is Instrumental in Bringing Supplies to this Music Room

Music teacher Kyle Manley understands the important role supplies play in the classroom. His Band, Orchestra, and Guitar classes rely heavily on classroom materials, as students couldn’t learn to play instruments properly without them. Kyle teaches middle school students at the Crosswinds East Metro Arts and Science School in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Almost half of the school’s […]

6 Celebrities Who Got Their Start Teaching

Did you know? Teaching is where several celebrities got their start. From music to acting, the following former teachers began by working in the classroom. Of course, teachers are the true stars to us at AdoptAClassroom.org. 1. Sheryl Crow After receiving a degree in music education from the University of Missouri, Sheryl Crow became a third-grade music […]

A Music Classroom Where Every Student Is Important

Dr. David Lazerson understands what he does is serious… seriously fun, seriously unique, and seriously effective. Dr. Lazerson, also known as Dr. Laz, is a special education music and drama teacher at The Quest Center in Hollywood, Florida. There, Dr. Laz has created a one-of-a-kind classroom full of visual and sound effects for his students […]

March Featured Projects

Did you know? Teachers can use AdoptAClassroom.org to fundraise for specific projects. Check out these featured projects expiring soon or click here to find and support a classroom near you. Possible Mentoring Through Inspirational Strategies Jacqueline Torres-Quinones’s Classroom South Dade Senior High School Homestead, FL Jacqueline’s students need exposure to community role models and relevant books to read […]

Announcing the AdoptAClassroom.org Art Fund

Tomorrow’s artists need materials today. That’s why we launched the AdoptAClassroom.org Art Fund. The AAC Art Fund will support art classrooms in need across the country. Through AdoptAClassroom.org, teachers can find all the supplies they need to create the best classroom possible. As a contributor to this fund, you will receive regular updates and photos from […]

Your Donation is this Teacher’s Entire Budget

For teachers without classroom budgets, a donation provides the bare necessities for a classroom. Danielle Blumhoefer teaches special education at Maple Lake Elementary. Her classroom needs are basic, but still amount to many out-of-pocket purchases. “As a special education teacher, I don’t have my own classroom per say, so I don’t have a classroom budget,” she said. […]