Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week with a Donation Match!

*** Last Updated 4/19/19 at 9AM CST: $4,000 in matching funds remain.  Please check back for updates. *** Donation matching begins at 10AM CST on Monday 5/6/2019 and ends when we hit our goal of $4,000 in donations. Please check back on 5/6/2019 for updates. Want to help now? Find and support a teacher here. […]

Five Tips from Dr. Jakeisha Gibson on Telling Your Story

Telling the story of your classroom can be overwhelming. You spend most of your time in the classroom, thinking about your students, or lesson planning. You can talk about your profession for hours, but how do you distill the most important information into a few paragraphs? Crafting a donation ask can be hard, but it […]

Four Tips from Dr. Jakeisha Gibson on Creating a Fundraising Plan

During Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6 – 10, 2019, AdoptAClassroom.org is matching every unique donation to your classroom up to $50. Check out this blog post for details.  Teachers spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars a year to provide students with the resources they deserve. We’re experts on making the most of a small […]

How Companies Transform ClassroomsAlerus Mortgage Helps Minnesota Teachers Make the Impossible, Possible

Today public and private partnerships are more important than ever. Businesses of every size are stepping up and pitching in to ensure their communities are both safe and flourishing places for their employees and customers to work, live and raise their families. Everybody wins, it’s good for the community and it’s good for business. At […]

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 […]

Arts + STEM = The New STEAM Fund

STEAM is an educational approach that integrates science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics and is gaining traction in schools across the country. To better serve today’s educators and students, AdoptAClassroom.org has combined our Arts and STEM Funds into our new STEAM Fund. We believe by combining the two funds we can help our educators keep […]

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 […]

Our Best Fundraising Tips for Schools

AdoptAClassroom.org’s education fundraising platform has been trusted by teachers for more than 20 years. Now, our new School Program gives principals and school administrators the opportunity to use our proven platform to help fund their larger, school-wide initiatives. Schools can receive donations through our network of individual donors, grants, corporate sponsors, foundations, as well as […]

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 […]