You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Tercero from Arlington VA is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Empowering Students Through Dynamic Instruction

I need funding to cover registration, flights, and lodging to attend the awesome, inspiring Get Your Teach On National Conference this summer.

  • $1,170 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The demographic of our school is culturally diverse, but impoverished, serving a 60 percent free-and-reduced lunch rate population. Many of my fifth graders are still learning to read, while also stepping into the world of reading to learn. They deserve access to a quality education that will allow them to do both. We work every day to build our proficiency in both reading and math to ensure we grow into productive, caring and principled world-learners. My fifth graders are dreamers, thinkers, talkers, and inquirers. Trying to learn as much as possible from the world around them. Many of my students are learning a second language, while also maintaining their academics. They are mini inspirations to themselves and others around them, even if they don't know it yet. They are budding ambassadors, world travelers, scientists, entrepreneurs, teachers... They are our future and I want to give them a great start to their long successful careers!

My Project

Get Your Teach On specializes in highly engaging and innovative classroom experiences and instruction for students. This conference will allow me to grow professionally in many ways. First, this conference offers a wide variety of break out sessions for all of the subject areas that I teach, with a focus on high student engagement and hands-on, immersive learning experiences. This conference will present researched-based strategies that can be incorporated into 2nd to 6th grade classrooms to reach all learners through four interactive, full-day trainings. Over the course of the four day conference, I will have the opportunity to learn from and interact with educators from all over the country who specialize in interactive learning experiences that empower students to take charge of their learning. I will be able to walk away from the conference with new strategies to share with my school and colleagues. Most importantly, I will be able to provide my students with truly engaging, memorable learning experiences.

This conference will allow me to connect with teachers across the country to learn best practices, strategies, and techniques to create an ideal learning environment for my students.

Sessions include lessons on reading, writing, science & STEM, social studies, and math. Also, the conference focuses strongly on math and the use of math manipulatives, which will help me grow as a math teacher and learn new ways to present difficult concepts. As a teacher, I am a lifelong learner who is eager for any opportunity to meet other educators and to learn from them!

Ms. Tercero
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Tercero is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Miscellaneous Gaylord Texan- Lodging $400.00
Activity Get Your Teach On- conference registration $400.00
Transportation United Airlines $150.00

Trip cost

$950.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$994.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$175.46

Total project goal

$1,169.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,169.71

16 Donors

-$732.50

Donations toward project cost

-$635.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$97.13

match offer

-$422.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$358.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Arlington","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5023559],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"VA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3830014,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/empowering-students-through-dynamic-inst/3830014/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Tercero","authorIds":{"5023559":{"owner":"Ms. Tercero","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3830014],"proposalHash":"-443330818","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5023559_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1545184785688","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21050539,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjE1ODA0NQ==","NjE1ODcxNg==","NDE4NDUzMg==","NjE2MTQ3Ng==","NjE2MTAxNg==","NTkzNTkzOA==","NjE2MTY5MA==","NTMxOTM0NQ==","NjE2MDc2NA==","NjE1ODU3NA==","NjE1ODQ3MA==","NjE2MTk4NA==","NTAyMzU1OQ==","NjE1ODY4NA==","NjE1OTkzMw==","NjE1ODk4Nw==","NjE1OTE5MA=="],"teacherId":5023559,"schoolCounty":"Arlington","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"VA","name":"Virginia"}}