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Ms. Seckel from Sumter SC is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

21st Century PD for 21st Century Learning

I need the conference registration fee to attend the Teach Your Heart Out Conference. This conference will allow me to learn new and innovative classroom strategies.

  • $977 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a STEM teacher at a middle school that is just beginning a STEM program. We are located in a high poverty area along the "95 Corridor of Shame." Often, we do not have the finances needed for materials or professional development to provide the enriched learning experiences our students deserve.

Meaningful professional development is a must in order for teachers to provide students with 21st Century learning opportunities.

Our students are excited to learn when they are provided with lessons that they can relate to as the digital, fast-paced generation of learners that they are. Teachers must learn new methods to reach this generation.

My Project

The sessions at this conference are cutting edge and research-based. Experts in their fields share their expertise. I will be learning 21st Century strategies from top educators from all around the world.

Upon return to my school, I will not only implement these new strategies, but I will conduct professional development sessions to share these with my colleagues at the school, district, and state/national level.

Students deserve a 21st-century education and to be provided with innovative learning experiences. The way to ensure this, is to ensure that teachers receive top quality professional development. This conference will provide that!

Ms. Seckel
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 680 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Teach Your Heart Out $788.00

Trip cost

$788.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$829.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$146.44

Total project goal

$976.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$976.26

1 Donor

-$976.26

Donations toward project cost

-$829.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$146.44

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$0.00

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