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Ms. Veatch - ATPE Member from Mesquite TX is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Help Grow Miss V at Ron Clark Academy

I need funding for registration and transportation so I can attend a 2-Day Educator training at the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • $1,182 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach 5th grade math at a Title I school in Texas. I am blessed to teach such a diverse group of students each and every day. My students come from different backgrounds and many of our families are economically disadvantaged. I strive daily to engage my students in meaningful learning activities, as well as enrich their daily lives. In order to fully impact all of my students, I strive to continue my education and learn new and improved ways to educate each child that steps into my classroom. I couldn't imagine doing anything else, teaching is my destiny.

My Project

I would LOVE the opportunity to attend the Ron Clack Academy Two-Day Educator Training. I am inspired by the non-traditional teaching methods, hands-on activities, and relationships that Ron Clark Academy (RCA) is able to offer their students.

As a teacher who aspires to constantly improve and refine my skills, attending RCA would be a life-changing experience.

This project covers the cost of registration for the training and a portion of the cost of transportation. This training would allow me to have an inside look at the Ron Clark Academy - a place that is giving children a reason to love going to school. I would love to learn from the educators who are able to make this impact on children's lives and collaborate with colleagues attending this training. If I was blessed with the opportunity to attend Ron Clark Academy Educator Training, I would take every opportunity to share my experience with my fellow colleagues so we can work together towards creating a school environment that promotes student engagement and gives students a reason to love going to school.

The Ron Clark Academy is well known in the education community for the effective manner in which they cultivate positive relationships among students and staff members, who come from all walks of life. Attending this training would allow me the opportunity to bring back the knowledge and skills to help implement a positive school culture at my campus.

Ms. Veatch - ATPE Member
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Ron Clark Academy 2-Day Educator Training $900.00
Transportation Southwest Airlines $60.00

Trip cost

$960.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,004.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$177.25

Total project goal

$1,181.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,181.65

6 Donors

-$590.82

Donations toward project cost

-$502.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.62

Matching donations from our partners

-$590.82

Match offers toward project cost

-$502.20

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.62

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$0.00

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