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Ms. Kim from Houston TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Industry Certification

Help me give my students better technology to meet certification needs in my business practicum class.

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My Students

My students are an amazing set of business professional students who come from an economically disadvantaged background. In my classroom, they undergo training and instruction in preparation for real-world meaningful experiences. They engage in hands-on training in the workforce that will help shape their future. They learn skills necessary for becoming designers and transition to young working professionals. They are a bright, loving, and fun group.

My Project

Students are able to move away from Chromebooks to get laptops that will help them obtain industry certifications. The student will take the Microsoft Office Exams and Adobe Certifications. Chromebooks do not have adequate software or requirement to run the testing/certification software.

Students will gain a competitive advantage over other students.

Having training that your competitors don't can set you apart when pursuing a new career.

The biggest advantage to students earning industry certification is that the certification validates that the student has demonstrated mastery of up-to-date skills in a career field. Industry certifications reflect the industry's latest needs and help students increase earning potential.

Ms. Kim
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP - 15.6'Touch-Screen Laptop - Core i7 - 12GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Natural silver • Best Buy Education $594.62 2 $1,189.24

Materials cost

$1,189.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$17.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,237.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$218.31

Total project goal

$1,455.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,455.39

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$1,455.39

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