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Ms. M. from Winston Salem NC is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Middle School Advisory with a SEL Twist

I need donations towards attending a social-emotional professional development, transportation, food, and lodging.

  • $1,839 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our scholars are the next generation STEM innovators in need of advanced counseling supports. Our school is equipped with a plethora of technology, dedicated staff members and students you have the ability to achieve phenomenal results. Although our scholars may not display the same level of proficiency compared to other demographic populations, this innovative group of young scholars has the potential to positively alter their trajectory and impact their communities on a larger scale. Even though they have experienced various setbacks, they are armed with willingness, determination and a vision for a brighter tomorrow.

My Project

As a middle school counselor, one of the biggest challenges I face is in the area of student advisory. This professional development infuses SEL skills in a formalized advisory program. Through my attendence of this PD, I intend to design a school-specific advisory program, provide thought engaging opportunities for my scholars and collect best practices for optimal student performance.

My goal is to improve student autonomy and cultivate student-centered advisory groups through SEL.

Since middle school can be challenging for many students, I believe it is important to equip them with the skillset and tools to effectively navigate within their school community. This professional development will increase healthy peer relationships, decrease negative discipline and promote self-advocacy. Additionally, the SEL component will serve as an extension to bi-annual assessments conducted at the district level.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Lodging Nicole Morris $200.00
Activity Institute for Social Emotional Learning $1,100.00
Food Nicole Morris $60.00
Transportation Nicole Morris $150.00

Trip cost

$1,510.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$22.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,562.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$275.76

Total project goal

$1,838.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,838.41

3 Donors

-$1,320.76

Donations toward project cost

-$1,137.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$183.11

match offer

-$500.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$425.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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