Our Commitment to Educators During COVID-19. Because Learning Can’t Stop.

Updated 6/30/2020 Teachers and schools are doing amazing things right now to continue supporting their students during the Coronavirus pandemic.  At AdoptAClassroom.org, we are committed to providing teachers and principals with what they need to reach their students. In this unprecedented time, we have been challenged to think of new ways we can support distance […]

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AdoptAClassroom.org’s Dedication to Racial Equity

In the weeks following the killing of George Floyd by police, right here in our hometown of Minneapolis, protests have rippled across the country demanding change to end pervasive and systemic racial injustice in our country. As we process our outrage, grief, and pain, the staff and board of AdoptAClassroom.org have been reflecting on what […]

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Unusual Times. Original Thinking. Transparency. Because Learning Can’t Stop.

The Coronavirus pandemic is challenging all of us to rethink how we live and work. For those of us in the nonprofit sector, it challenges us to rethink how we can best fulfill our mission in changed circumstances. Students are home. Schools are closed. Teachers are working remotely. Many students’ families do not have access […]

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Puffs Joins AdoptAClassroom.org to Celebrate Teachers

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Puffs is recognizing teachers who go above and beyond for their students. You can join the celebration! Thank A Teacher with Puffs! Starting Monday, May 4 through Friday, May 8, head to @PuffsTissues on Instagram and @Puffs on Twitter and Facebook to celebrate teachers across the country with #PuffsLovesTeachers. […]

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Teacher Appreciation Week $100 Classroom Giveaway

While being a teacher has never been easy, it also has never been this hard. During our April Distance Learning Twitter Chat, we asked teachers if their out-of-pocket spending for their job had stayed the same or even increased. Overwhelmingly, teachers told us they are spending more. We want to help. In celebration of Teacher […]

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Student Q&A: A Senior Project to Help Teachers

Rachelle is a high school student on a mission: to help more teachers! As part of her senior project, she researched how AdoptAClassroom.org is helping teachers get what they need. We asked Rachelle more about her project and passion to help teachers like those who have helped her. AdoptAClassroom.org: What is your senior project about? […]

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Annual Report 2019: Shining a Light on High-Needs Education

Since we began compiling our Annual Report in late 2019, the entire world has changed. As schools transition to distance learning, our nation’s teachers are being asked to do more than ever before. High-needs schools are facing overwhelming challenges to help their students access education from home. Much remains uncertain for the education of our […]

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Apply for a 2020 Inclusive Classroom Grant

Note: The application for the 2020 Inclusive Classroom Grant is now closed. To fundraise for your classroom or school and receive updates for our next grant opportunity, you can register on AdoptAClassroom.org. Teachers register here. School adminstrators register here. The 2020 Inclusive Classroom Grant is now open! Our Inclusive Classroom Fund addresses inequity in education […]

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How to create and fund a makerspace
How To Create and Fund a Makerspace

Educators today are preparing students to tackle the unknown challenges tomorrow. As a result, many schools have developed a Makerspace to allow students to get hands-on experiences and experiment in a variety of ways. AdoptAClassroom.org funds have helped educators create or enhance Makerspaces for their students for years in unique and impactful ways. What is […]

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