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Ms. Petersen from Toppenish WA is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Help Me Improve The Social Emotional Learning Of My Students

I need training in Social Emotional Learning to meet the unique needs of my students.

  • $906 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a diverse group of exceptional learners in rural, central Washington. My students' needs range from autism to specific learning disabilities. Their grades range from six, seven, eight, and ages eleven to fifteen. I have a group of sixty students whom I teach reading and math. There are approximately ten to fifteen students in each of the two classes of each subject. Class periods are fifty-seven minutes each, with a total of six classes a day.

Economically, all of my students qualify for free breakfast and lunch at school.

This being said, most students' families struggle to provide additional school supplies for their students. They want the best for their students and trust that at school, we are able to fill in the gap. I want to ensure this is done for all my students to help remove the burden from their families.

My Project

I teach a diverse group of students from special needs to general education students. All of my students qualify for free or reduced lunch which means they live below the poverty line.

With this can come some challenges and or trauma.

This can manifest in social and or behavior problems at school and home. I have started teaching my students mindfulness practices as well as a gratitude journal. This has proved very empowering and effective for my students. Now I need more resources to help them.

I want to increase my knowledge by receiving training in specific social emotional learning. I would use this training on a daily basis with all my students.

Ms. Petersen
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Lodging Grand Hyatt $200.00
Activity Rehab Seminars - General and Sped Conference $469.00
Food Grand Hyatt Lodging $60.00

Trip cost

$729.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$769.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$135.87

Total project goal

$905.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$905.81

2 Donors

-$769.94

Donations toward project cost

-$769.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$135.87

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$0.00

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