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Mrs. Plank from Tawas City MI is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Getting My Teach On!

I need to attend the Get Your Teach On National Conference in Dallas.

  • $693 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is in a small, rural community in northern-lower Michigan. For the most part, my students come from a very low, socioeconomic status. Most depend on free or reduced rate breakfast and lunch, and food backpacks that are sent home weekly. Despite a lack of resources, they are truly some of the most loving and compassionate students I know. Every year, in lieu of a Christmas present exchange, my first graders collect and donate presents to a local children's hospital. They are a curious, hardworking, and kind-hearted group of children.

My Project

Get Your Teach On is a conference like no other. The conference is put on by master educators from around the country whose main focus is making the education process come alive. Get Your Teach On is known for igniting flames in teachers to develop new and innovative ways to present content. I believe this conference will increase motivation and excitement in teaching. It will also put me in direct communication with other teachers from around the world, leading to increased collaboration. To attend GYTO would be an absolute dream come true as an educator, having direct impacts on my students!

Mrs. Plank
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Lodging Gaylord Texan $400.00
Transportation Delta $150.00

Trip cost

$550.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$588.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.81

Total project goal

$692.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$692.06

2 Donors

-$589.75

Donations toward project cost

-$588.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$102.31

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$0.00

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