AI Teacher Appreciation Week - BlogArt Institutes Honors Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, The Art Institutes and AdoptAClassroom.org acknowledged nine Twin Cities teachers for their outstanding work. South High School, Patrick Henry High School, and Highland Park High School each received a $1000 donation to purchase supplies for their honored teachers’ classrooms. The Arts Institutes International Minneapolis President Jennifer Sorenson and AdoptAClassroom.org Executive Director Ann […]

Naz Star Teacher 2016 - BlogStar Teachers Get Quite the Surprise in North Minneapolis

AdoptAClassroom.org celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week with a BIG surprise for teachers. Check out this segment on our local station in Minneapolis, KARE 11 News, to see the surprise in action. On Teacher Appreciation Day, AdoptAClassroom.org joined KARE 11 to surprise five Nellie Stone Johnson Elementary School teachers in their classroom. We were on a mission to recognize “NAZ Star Teachers” and […]

Devon BlogWelcome Devon!

We’re excited to announce the arrival of Devon, our new Public Relations Intern! Last May, Devon graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, where he received a degree in Writing Studies with an emphasis in Professional Writing. He hopes to use his degree to obtain a grant writing position for a nonprofit organization. Before joining AdoptAClassroom.org, Devon was an intern journalist for […]

KENNETT, MISSOURI - FEBRUARY 02:  Recording Artist Sheryl Crow and Farmers Insurance Present Teachers at Kennett High School with an AdoptAClassroom.org Grant during a Pep Rally on February 2, 2016 in Kennett, Missouri  (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for Farmers Insurance)Sheryl Crow Surprises her High School with Adoptions on the Today Show

In case you missed it, we were on the Today Show this morning! (Want to make sure you don’t miss our next big news? Join our mailing list). Last week, AdoptAClassroom.org and Sheryl Crow showed up for a surprise Pep Rally at Kennett High School in Missouri. Jenna Bush Hager and the Today Show came […]

TheTodayShowDon’t miss us on the Today Show tomorrow morning!

We’re excited to announce that AdoptAClassroom.org, plus a special guest, will be featured on the Today Show tomorrow morning. Tune to see what an exciting week we’ve had. You won’t be disappointed. Want to make sure you never miss out on news like this? Join our mailing list and never be out of the loop […]

Annual Report 2015 BlogAdoptAClassroom.org’s 2015 Annual Report

As teachers are looking toward wrapping up the school year, at AdoptAClassroom.org we are reflecting on everything that happened during our 2015 fiscal year. Through support of individual, small business, corporate, and nonprofit partners, we made great progress giving teachers a hand. To learn more about our organization and the momentum we’ve built for 2016, take a look […]

JaeaWelcome Jaea!

We’re excited to announce the arrival of Jaea, our new Program Coordinator! Jaea is a graduate of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where she studied Communications and Family Social Sciences. This fall she received her Master’s in Public and Nonprofit Administration from Metropolitan State University. Her love for nonprofits motivated her to pursue administrative management work. […]

Giving Tuesday Success#GivingTuesday Success Stories

At AdoptAClassroom.org, we’d like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who raised their hands for teachers on #GivingTuesday! Together, we had almost 200 adoptions, putting almost $19,000 (would this be $24,000 with LB funds?) into classrooms across the country. Better yet, with the help of Lane Bryant we matched the first 100 donations to make […]

Give to the max 2015 blogWhy donate on Give to the Max Day? We can think of 10,000 reasons.

Each year, generous supporters like you celebrate Give to the Max Day by making your online donation on GiveMN.org. Your generosity on this day makes a difference far beyond the 24-hour giving event. Please join us on November 12, 2015 for Give to the Max Day and help us continue to support teachers and students succeed. Your […]

Screen Shot 2015-10-11 at 3.11.30 PMBob Joins Propane Council to surprise school with $10,000

Last week our Executive Director joined Propane Council (PERC) and  journalist/former teacher Jenna Bush Hager to surprise Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School in Boston. The event, which culminated in a surprise gift of $10,000 to teachers, kicked-off a partnership between AdoptAClassroom.org and PERC to give over $30,000 to schools who have switched to propane […]

Welcome GinoWelcome Gino!

We’re excited to announce the arrival of Gino, our new Writing Intern! Gino is a senior at Hamline University studying Communication and Digital Media Arts. He aspires to be a journalist and also has experience working with elementary students as a Page Scholar for the Page Education Foundation. For the past few years, Gino has volunteered at Hamline […]

Blog world teacher day#IAmATeacher 50 States, 51 Stories

“We’re teachers and teaching is our life.” – Jolie B., Kindergarten Teacher Every day, teachers get up in front of their classrooms and do their jobs, and it’s a hard job. Still, teachers will often be the first ones to tell you that, despite the challenges, teaching is a beautiful profession. So we wanted to gather some of […]