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Mr. Evans from Las Cruces NM is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

From Brain to Hand

My students need woodworking tools including a table saw, band saw, drill press, planer and router and a Versadesk power pro standing desk with dual monitors to collaborate and plan.

  • $2,403 goal

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My Students

The school's Engineering Program supports over 200 nontraditional STEM students. The program is approximately 95% Hispanic students. Currently, there are approximately only 10% female students in the program. While this number is small, it is rapidly expanding and we strive to get the number much higher over the next few years.Our high school has established a career readiness program in the pathway to engineering program, so that not only can students leave high school and move on to higher education, but they can also start careers that do not require a 4 year degree.

My Project

As we continue to establish our Engineering Technology program, we are now focusing in on the students that don't want to be engineers, and instead want to build things. We now have the space and commitment from leadership, all we need is the right tools to begin our goal of creating an Innovation Space, where not only do student think of solutions, but they prototype and make their solutions reality.

To do this, we will need tools, including a band saw, table saw, planer, router and drill press.

Students will also be able to use a standing desk with multiple monitors to plan and design their solution.

Mr. Evans
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LG 32MA70HY-P 32-Inch Full HD IPS Monitor with Display Port and HDMI Inputs • Amazon Business $199.99 2 $399.98
VersaDesk Power Pro - 36" Electric Height Adjustable Standing Desk Riser. Power Sit to Stand Desktop Converter with Keyboard Tray. Black. • Amazon Business $390.00 1 $390.00
DEWALT DW745 10-Inch Compact Job-Site Table Saw with 20-Inch Max Rip Capacity - 120V • Amazon Business $299.00 1 $299.00
PORTER-CABLE PC305TP 12" Thickness Planer • Amazon Business $269.00 1 $269.00
WEN 3962 Two-Speed Band Saw with Stand and Worklight, 10" • Amazon Business $248.85 1 $248.85
DEWALT DWP611PK 1.25 HP Max Torque Variable Speed Compact Router Combo Kit with LED's • Amazon Business $182.99 1 $182.99
WEN 4212 10-Inch Variable Speed Drill Press • Amazon Business $163.80 1 $163.80
VIVO Dual LCD LED Monitor Desk Mount Stand Heavy Duty Fully Adjustable fits 2/Two Screens up to 27" (STAND-V002) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99

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