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Ms. Escherich from Chicago IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our Special Education Class Move to a New Space!

Help me give my students the supplies we need to start next year in our new environment!

  • $331 goal

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My Students

Summarizing a typical day in my classroom is not an easy task as no two days are alike! In general, my students participate in a variety of tasks, all aimed at increasing their independence as they become young adults. My goal for my students is that they grow into positive members of society.

My students are freshmen through seniors in a cluster program for students with moderate cognitive impairments.

Their abilities and disabilities all vary from readers to non-readers, from those who can solve word problems to those who are still working on learning their colors and numbers. Although they are different, they have one thing in common: their determination. My students work hard to exceed the world's expectations of them. My school is a large Chicago public high school. The students here are incredibly supportive of my students and welcome them as central members of the school community.

My Project

This project includes: light covers, extension cords, hygiene packs, money packs, 3m hooks, and diffusers.

We're moving!

Next year, we will be getting a larger space which is very exciting however, it requires some new items! We do not have enough light covers for our new classroom, need more storage items, and need to update our hygiene and community money pouches! This project will help us transition smoothly into our new environment for the 2019-2020 school year. The light covers make a dramatic impact in the environment by providing soft lighting rather harsh fluorescent lighting. The zipper packs will be used when students go out in the community to store their money, and to store hygiene items like deodorant. The extension cord will be used to plug in technology. The 3m hooks will be used to hangup functional item Thank you so much for considering this project for your donation, it will make a significant impact on our year!

Ms. Escherich
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
32.5-Foot 14/3 Multi-Outlet Extension Cord MOX Stinger - Stage Backlines, LED Uplighting, Pin Spots, Booths • Amazon Business $67.75 1 $67.75
VicTsing Essential Oil Diffuser, 150ml Mini Aroma Wood Grain Cool Mist Humidifier for Office Home Study Yoga Spa Baby, Auto Shut-Off and 14 Color Night Lights (Dark Brown) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Abilitations Cozy Shades Softening Light Filters - 54 x 24 inches - Pack of 4 - Green • Amazon Business $36.13 1 $36.13
Abilitations Cozy Shades Softening Light Filters - 54 x 24 inches - Pack of 4 - Sky Blue • Amazon Business $35.42 1 $35.42
Binder Pencil Pouch with Zipper Pulls, Pencil Case with Rivet Enforced 3 Ring, 10 Pack 5 Colors • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
JM-capricorns 36pcs 9 x 4-1/2 inches Waterproof Plastic Double Layer Zipper File Bags Invoice Pouches Bill Bag Pencil Pouch Pen Bag (10 Color) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Vkey 1000pcs (500 Pair Sets) 20mm Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes White-Delivery by FBA • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Command Medium Utility Hooks, White, Decorate Damage Free, 9 Hooks, (GP001-9NA) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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