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Mrs. Syed from Detroit MI is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Hello Lit Conference!

I need Hello Literacy California Conference admission, airfare, and lodging.

  • $513 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is a high poverty school. All of our students receive free or reduced-price lunches, and we are very limited in resources and materials. Even though we face many challenges in our school, my students are bright children who love to learn and come to school with smiles on their faces every day. My students often tell me that they love coming to school to learn new things! They also love writing stories about their favorite characters from different book series.

My Project

By attending this conference, I will grow professionally by learning new ways to teach literacy and guided reading to my students. Jen Jones is such an inspiration to many teachers and learning from her would be a dream come true. With the 3rd grade reading law in Michigan, this school year one of my goals is to strengthen my reading and writing instruction to help all of my students reach grade level and move up to the next grade. This conference will teach me new and innovative ways to not only teach literacy but get my students excited about reading!

Mrs. Syed
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Lodging California hotel $100.00
Activity Hello Literacy Conference $150.00
Transportation California airfare $150.00

Trip cost

$400.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$436.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.94

Total project goal

$512.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$512.94

1 Donor

-$218.00

Donations toward project cost

-$218.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$256.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$218.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.47

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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