Help Oklahoma City Recover From Tornado Damage

On May 20, 2013, the Oklahoma City area was hit with one of the most destructive tornadoes in history. Two schools were at the center of this devastation – Plaza Towers Elementary in Moore and Briarwood Elementary in Oklahoma City. When tragedies like this tornado strike, AdoptAClassroom.org helps those often forgotten in the aftermath – […]

Hurricane Relief for Teachers (HuRT) Program

Thousands of our friends, family and neighbors along the Atlantic coast were affected when Hurricane Sandy hit this October. They have faced devastating floods, rains and winds, resulting in billions of dollars in damage. To help the East Coast schools, teachers, and students affected by Hurricane Sandy, we’ve launched the Hurricane Relief for Teachers (HuRT) […]

Engaging the Conversation

Our very own Jamie Rosenberg participated as a panelist at Incite’s  Ad Week IX! Jamie was a panelist on the ‘How Marketers Shape the Social Agenda’ panel. . The discussion focused on the ways marketing and media have become critical tools in the fight to keep education reform on America’s social agenda. Jamie, shared the […]

Hear Our Story on Huffington Post!

Yesterday, our founder Jamie Rosenberg shared the story of how Adopt-A-Classroom started on Huffington Post. Here is an excerpt: While I was happy professionally, I wanted to give back to the world outside the law firm. I started mentoring a student at a nearby school for mentally and physically delayed children. During my time in the […]

Adopt-A-Classroom is growing!

We’re honored to announce a new Executive Director, Bob Thacker, who brings four decades of experience in business and marketing at OfficeMax, Target, Sears and beyond. We’re thrilled to have him join our team and are opening a second office in Minneapolis so we can continue to push beyond on boundaries to support more teachers […]

Supporting Our Friends at Kids In Need Foundation

Our friends at Kids In Need Foundation are in this week’s Target Give Joy Promotion and we are happy to support their participation! They’d like you’re support too and here’s what you can do to help Kids In Need Foundation receive up to $50,000 this week: go to www.facebook.com/target and create a wish list. For […]

12 Champions of Change™

It’s almost 2011 and we are proud that Adopt-A-Classroom is featured in the 2011 Champions of Change calendar! The calendar is designed to raise awareness for charitable organizations and we are highlighted in the month of August, right in time for the Back-to-School season. Each month of the calendar features a different organization and we […]

Adopt-A-Classroom selected for Members Project! November 29~February 20

We are very excited that Adopt-A-Classroom has been selected to participate in the next round of Members Project voting! This means that we will have a chance to win $200,000 in funding from American Express through Members Project – as long as we get enough votes. The next round of voting starts on Monday, November […]

Jonas Brothers Kick Off ‘A Day Made Better’

http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/mnr_lib/201002/players/player-single.swf?job=46467 Earlier this week, the Jonas Brothers showed their continued support for teachers and students by helping to kick off the annual ‘A Day Made Better‘ campaign with our national sponsor, OfficeMax. They surprised the entire teaching staff of Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts in Los Angeles with $25,000 worth of school supplies […]

Find us at the NYSSBA Convention ~ Oct 21-24

Coming up in October is the New York State School Boards Association’s annual convention in New York City (October 21-24). Adopt-A-Classroom will be hosting a panel session titled “Engaging Your Community to Support Teachers and Raise Classroom Funds” on Saturday, October 23rd at 1:00pm. If you are attending the convention, please drop by to say […]

THE TEACHER SHOW on Martha Stewart

Tomorrow’s edition of The Martha Stewart Show will celebrate teachers and highlight the joy of learning. Food writer and cooking teacher Nick Malgieri will share baking techniques; FIT professor Kenneth D. King will demonstrate how to make DIY fashion accessories; Jones New York stylist Lloyd Boston will provide tips for how to upgrade your wardrobe. […]