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Mrs. Courty from Carmi IL is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Meeting My Mentor - Getting My Inspiration On

I need funding to attend a workshop in Washington DC .

  • $907 goal

This project expired on March 2, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love my students and I love teaching! My students come from all walks of life, some a little more challenging than others. Therefore, I try to create a warm, loving, and safe environment in my classroom. I try to make learning fun!

Each day I greet my students at the door with a smile and a hug.

They usually come in like the wind and are excited to learn. With that being said I try my best to grow as a teacher, and to learn different ways to keep that excitement and love for learning alive in my classroom. I do this by educating myself through reading and attending conferences.

My Project

Funding will allow me to attend an amazing workshop, where I will be inspired by one of my favorite teachers. I live in a small rural town and I am not able to attend workshops of this magnitude, most of the workshops are in bigger cities. Attending Get Your Teach On by Deanna Jump would be a dream come true!

I’ve been teaching for twenty five years and I am always looking for ways to be inspired and motivated.

I am currently teaching at the kindergarten level. I have heard so many great things about this workshop. I would feel blessed to be able to go!

Mrs. Courty
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Lodging Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel $200.00
Activity Workshop Get Your Teach On $320.00
Food McDonalds $60.00
Transportation Southwest Airlines $150.00

Trip cost

$730.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$770.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$136.05

Total project goal

$907.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$907.00

3 Donors

-$907.00

Donations toward project cost

-$770.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$136.05

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$0.00

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