Monday, August 29 was supposed to be the first day of school for hundreds of thousands teachers, students and families. But instead of opening their doors to children excited for another year of learning, many schools have become uninhabitable and unsafe to even enter.
But teachers are still preparing for the school year ahead—and they are mobilizing efforts to be there for each student impacted by the storm. We know teachers often serve as first responders to their students needs. Even so, many teachers have lost resources, supplies, and other items necessary to making their schools a safe place. They need your support now more than ever>
On Wednesday, August 2nd, a natural gas explosion ravaged the upper campus of Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, Minn., piercing a giant hole in the structure, sparking a blaze and leaving mounds of debris where a stairwell, utility area and classrooms previously stood. Your gift to the Minnehaha Academy Relief Fund will not only provide financial resources needed for restocking classrooms destroyed in the explosion, it will help the community begin to heal and move forward after this tragic event. Give now >
At The Lacek Group, communication, creativity, and collaboration define what we do best, and what makes TLG a great place to work. We put those same forces to work to help make our community a great place to live.
This year, we are collaborating with AdoptAClassroom.org to support Banaadir Academy in Minneapolis, where hardworking faculty and staff are doing amazing things to provide educational opportunities for children from the Minneapolis Somali community. Learn more>
An inspiring group of teachers at Obama Elementary in St. Paul, MN believe that a passion for learning starts by enabling students to explore their interests, to learn through doing, and to connect learning to career possibilities. For this reason, they are launching a Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM), and need your help to get the materials they need to succeed. Learn more >
First-year teachers have a unique problem: they’re building their classrooms from scratch. That’s why AdoptAClassroom.org and Lane Bryant are joining forces to help get first-year teachers in Columbus, Ohio the supplies their students need to succeed.
More than half of America’s kids in public schools live in poverty according to the Southern Education Foundation. Nearly two-thirds of all classroom materials are purchased by teachers from their own funds. Teachers are supplying their classroom with everything from pencils to technology to hygiene items.
Contributions to the AdoptAClassroom.org Highest-Need Classroom Fund will support classrooms in high-poverty schools (majority Title 1) across the country. Learn more >
AdoptAClassroom.org is raising funds for first-year teachers in the Columbus, Ohio area to enable those teachers to purchase needed supplies and instructional material for their classrooms. Our goal is to help to reduce attrition among first-year teachers in order to reduce costs for schools and improve student achievement. Learn more.
“Over 30% of Minnesota teachers leave the classroom within their first five years.” – Smart Solutions to Minnesota’s Teacher Shortage: Developing and Sustaining a Diverse and Valued Educator Workforce, Educator Policy Innovation Center
AdoptAClassroom.org is raising funds for first-year teachers in the Twin Cities metro area to enable those teachers to purchase needed supplies and instructional material for their classrooms. Our goal is to help to reduce attrition among first-year teachers in order to reduce costs for schools and improve student achievement. Learn more >
Teachers need school supplies now more than ever. AdoptAClassroom.org brings assistance to teachers by connecting them with funding to purchase the classroom supplies and materials they need immediately. Support our mission here.