Teacher Appreciation Is in Deficit, Let’s Not Make It Worse

Teachers have it bad enough already, so why are some school districts cutting off much-needed additional resources for classrooms? The unprecedented number of teacher strikes across the country in recent months is the culmination of years of growing frustration among teachers. Salaries have stagnated relative to other professions; funding for classroom resources has been cut; […]

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week with a Donation Match!

*** The Donation Match Has Ended: $0 in matching funds remain.*** Thank you to everyone who made a gift to a classroom this Teacher Appreciation Week. If you made a gift, you will receive a donation match confirmation email later this week. Still want to help? Find and support a teacher here. This Teacher Appreciation Week, […]

Here Are 6 Ways We’re Celebrating Teachers This Week

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week AdoptAClassroom.org is excited to celebrate teachers all week long! We want to thank teachers for their hard work and dedication to helping their students learn and succeed. To show our gratitude, we teamed up with some of our great partners to appreciate teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week. Check out these opportunities […]

Win a $25 Gift Card From Lakeshore Learning

May is Teacher Appreciation Week, and in celebration our partner Lakeshore Learning is giving away $250 in gift cards to AdoptAClassroom.org teachers! Today through May 11th, you can enter a K-12 teacher to win one of ten $25 digital gift cards to Lakeshore Learning when you send that special teacher one of our free thank-you […]

$75 Social Media Giveaway: National Haiku Poetry Day

We’re celebrating National Haiku Poetry Day with a $75 teacher giveaway, and you don’t have to be a teacher to enter! On April 17th, we’ll post this National Haiku Poetry Day image on our Facebook page, asking that you submit a haiku about your favorite classroom supply in the comments. You’ll have one week to […]

Education News Bulletin: April 2019

AdoptAClassroom.org continues to keep a close eye on K-12 education news so we can best understand and serve the needs of principals, teachers, and students across the country. We want to keep you updated on our findings, so check back each month for our News Bulletin Board series. Read what’s happened recently in the world […]

Harnessing the Power of Community with AdoptAClassroom.org Donor Meenakshi Sinha

When Meenakshi Sinha started painting three years ago, she had no idea she would raise more than $40,000 selling her artwork. Meenakshi runs The Giving Canvas, a Facebook page where she auctions her paintings online and donates the proceeds to causes she is passionate about. When she heard about the needs teachers face in the […]

Triple your gift to the Inclusive Classroom Fund, up to $5,000!

Through the end of March 2019 we’re tripling your gift to the Inclusive Classroom Fund, up to $5,000. Donate to the Inclusive Classroom Fund >> What is an inclusive classroom? An inclusive classroom addresses inequity in the classroom on the basis of race, ethnicity, family background, sexual and gender identity, ability, or any personal or […]

Education News Bulletin: March 2019

AdoptAClassroom.org continues to keep 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 on our findings, so check back each month for our News Bulletin Board series. Read what’s happened recently in the […]

Vote to Win Funds for a Teacher or School on AdoptAClassroom.org

March is finally here and we’re celebrating the spring season with a social media giveaway. We’re bringing back March Supply Madness, with $750 in prizes, and we need you to help us determine which school supply is the classroom’s most valuable player. But this time, you don’t have to be a teacher to join in […]

20 Years of Making a Difference: Annual Report 2018

Hot off the presses, our 2018 Annual Report highlights the incredible impact AdoptAClassroom.org donors made for students across the nation. Here’s a summary of this year from Executive Director Ann Ruhr Pifer: In 2018, AdoptAClassroom.org celebrated its 20th Anniversary and laid the groundwork for the next 20 years by introducing an updated mission statement: “Advancing […]

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 […]