How to Thank Your Classroom Donors

Congrats! You received a donation for your classroom. Your classroom donor might be a friend, family member, person in your community, a complete stranger, or one of our corporate sponsors. No matter who donated to your classroom, they’d love to see the impact of their donation and receive a thank you. We know educators are […]

Teacher Librarian Tips for Creating an Inclusive Library

Teacher librarians are essential in creating a safe, engaging school environment for students. They provide academic support for students and assist them in reaching their goals for personal development. Teacher librarians also collaborate with classroom teachers to develop curriculum, particularly for one of the most important topics in education today: building a library full of […]

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Announcing New AdoptAClassroom.org Board Member, Jeff Gray

AdoptAClassroom.org, a national nonprofit organization based in Minneapolis that helps PreK-12 teachers and schools gain additional funding for classroom supplies to advance equity in education, has named Jeff Gray to their board of directors.  Jeff Gray is an assurance partner in PwC’s financial services practice. Jeff has 28 years of experience serving a variety of […]

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Our Technology is Essential
Nonprofit Technology is Essential to Our Work

When AdoptAClassroom.org Executive Director Ann Pifer joined the organization in 2013, we were still using the same nonprofit technology for our website and related business systems that we had used since the organization went online in 2001. As one of the first crowdfunding platforms on the internet, AdoptAClassroom.org was a pioneering website that connected donors […]

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New Board Member: Dale Anglin
Announcing New AdoptAClassroom.org Board Member, Dale Anglin

AdoptAClassroom.org, a national nonprofit organization that helps PreK-12 teachers and schools gain additional funding for classroom supplies to advance equity in education, has named Dale Robinson Anglin to their board of directors. Dale Robinson Anglin is the Vice President for Programs at the Cleveland Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to her position at the Cleveland […]

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New Board Member: Ashley Gobert
Announcing New AdoptAClassroom.org Board Member, Ashley Gobert

AdoptAClassroom.org is proud to announce one of our new board members, former educator Ashley Gobert! Ashley is based in Philadelphia.

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Poetry Resources
Four Free Poetry Resources for Teachers

This month, in honor of the twenty-fifth anniversary of National Poetry Month, AdoptAClassroom.org wants to celebrate the power of poetry. Incorporating poetry in the classroom can be a great way to approach complex topics and connect with students. Check out these four free poetry resources for teachers in honor of National Poetry Month below. The […]

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Pre-K activities
Four Pre-K Activities for Distance Learning

Distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for all educators, but Pre-K teachers face a unique challenge in engaging their students. Pre-K activities are largely about play, creativity, and social engagement; how does that translate into a technology-based, socially isolated world?  AdoptAClassroom.org sat down with Dominique F., a Pre-K teacher in the District […]

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Teacher Blog
Teacher Spending from the Students’ Perspective

The following blog was written by two sophomores, Kevin and Jazlyn, at a high school in Florida for a school assignment. The students told AdoptAClassroom.org that they were interested in “the cause of helping people” and decided to write about teacher spending for AdoptAClassroom.org. We’re grateful for the students’ interest and are honored to publish […]

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