Kona Ice partners with AdoptAClassroom.org
Kona Ice Partners With AdoptAClassroom.org for Third Consecutive Year!

We’re thrilled to partner with Kona Ice for the third year! Over the past two years, our partnership with Kona Ice has helped fund classrooms in need of support nationwide. Together, we’ve helped teachers purchase the school supplies they needed to keep their classroom stocked with the learning materials their students were lacking. According to a […]

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#ClearTheLists Founder Partners With AdoptAClassroom.org
#ClearTheLists Founder Courtney Jones Q&A

This back-to-school season, Texas elementary teacher Courtney Jones started the #ClearTheLists movement that is highlighting the needs of individual teachers who are stocking their classrooms using their own money. Teachers across the country are taking part in this campaign, and education advocates, like Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, are providing teachers with funds to purchase the […]

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5 Ways Teachers Are Treated Like College Students

Teaching is the most important job that exists, but teachers aren’t always treated like it. In fact, many of these professionals can relate more to college students than they can to their college-educated peers. Don’t believe us? Based on conversations we’ve had with teachers across the country, we know most can relate to at least […]

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4 Surprising Purchases Teachers Make to Do Their Job

These days, no one is surprised to hear that teachers spend their own money on classroom supplies. During the 2018/2019 school year, U.S. teachers were in the national spotlight, going on strike in record numbers to advocate for education reform, including higher wages and smaller class sizes. A 2018 AdoptAClassroom.org survey found that 96 percent […]

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Americans care most about education. They say companies should too!

Education has long been one of the social issues that Americans care most about and want to support. Now, it tops the list. According to a 2018 report released by Catalist, one of the leading cause marketing agencies, education is the number one social issue Americans support and feel is most relevant to their lives. […]

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AdoptAClassroom.org 2018 Teacher Survey on Classroom Spending

In April 2018, AdoptAClassroom.org invited all teachers registered on our website to complete a survey about their spending on classroom supplies. Our intent was to better understand how much teachers are spending out of pocket on supplies for their classroom and students and if/how this has changed since our 2015 survey. More than 4,400 teachers […]

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Teachers Spend $740 Each Year on Classroom Supplies, Up 23 Percent Since 2015

National nonprofit releases 2018 classroom spending survey of more than 4,400 teachers Minneapolis, MN — August 12, 2018 — AdoptAClassroom.org, the national nonprofit that raises funds for teachers to purchase school supplies, released today the results of their 2018 classroom spending survey of more than 4,400 U.S. teachers. Results show that the situation is getting […]

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Ann Ness Talks Teacher Spending on WCCO

If you didn’t see our Valentine’s Day segment on WCCO, check it out! AdoptAClassroom.org Executive Director Ann Ness joined 7th-grade history teacher Mark Westpfahl on WCCO this Valentine’s Day to talk about the everyday purchases teachers make for their students. Westpfahl was able to speak to the needs teachers face every day because he spends hundreds of […]

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