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Ms. Yolanda Gonzalez from Norwalk CA is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Breathe 4 Change

I need to attend the Breathe For Change Summer training to help empower me to become a champion of well-being in my life, my classroom and school community.

  • $1,469 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have been an educator for 11 years and I’ve taught Pre-K Head Start for the last 8 years. I hold a Masters in Science in Curriculum and Instruction, a Bachelor in Science in Child Development, a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, and a Child Development Site Supervisor Credential. I have had the privilege of working with wonderful 3,4, 5 year old children and parents from low economic areas, teaching them the importance of preschool and what a powerful impact it has in the foundation of a successful educational journey towards achieving academic success and self development.

This summer I am excited to begin a wonderful journey I will become a certified yoga instructor qualified to lead wellness classes for my students and school community.

My Project

As an educator I will grow professionally after attending this summer training by gaining a deep knowledge in Yoga, Mindfulness, and Socio Emotional Practices. The training will help me learn and attain certification that will empower me to be able to help myself, my students and school community learn to become more engaged, have smooth transitions, develop healthy socioemotional skills, self control, practice mindfulness, socio justice, self acceptance, focus their minds through breathing, yoga and meditation and develop compassion for themselves and others. It will allow me to be able to share what I have learned to love myself, and to love and serve others.

Ms. Yolanda Gonzalez
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Breathe For Change $1,200.00

Trip cost

$1,200.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,248.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$220.24

Total project goal

$1,468.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,468.24

1 Donor

-$1,468.24

Donations toward project cost

-$1,248.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$220.24

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$0.00

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