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Mrs. Krieger from Endicott NY is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Cartagena Calling

I need to spend one week learning Spanish in Cartagena.

  • $1,265 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach enthusiastic students who are excited to make their marks in the world. Like so many communities across the United States, we have endured economic upheaval and redefinition over the last few decades. Nonetheless, my students are resilient and eager to learn everything they can about writing, literature, rhetoric, and life. They are also eager to do good in our community and in our world. By giving students constant opportunities to do amazing things, we empower them to change anything and everything.

My Project

I would like to spend one week in an intensive Spanish language program in Cartagena, Colombia. I would like to learn Spanish for two reasons: 1. to be a better teacher for our ELL students and 2. to better understand grammar across multiple languages.

This one-week Spanish course will be the start of my language adventure.

My hope is to continue my learning by engaging with the Spanish speakers in my building. I would also like to do some summer learning programs in Central America.

The Centro Catalina School includes several cultural activities with the enrollment fees so I'll have opportunities to use what I learn out in the world.

I look forward to putting my new found skills to use in the classroom.

Mrs. Krieger
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Lodging Kelli Krieger $500.00
Activity Centro Catalina $379.00
Transportation United or comparable $150.00

Trip cost

$1,029.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,074.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$189.61

Total project goal

$1,264.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,264.05

3 Donors

-$1,074.44

Donations toward project cost

-$1,074.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$189.61

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$0.00

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