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Ms. Towery from Starkville MS is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Mrs. C Wants to Roll With Ron Clark!

I need help funding an amazing professional development opportunity to see the famous Ron Clark in action!

  • $1,110 goal

This project expired on April 30, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Being a teacher, a difference maker, is the most challenging and rewarding thing I have the privilege of doing each day. Some days I go home in tears because of the stories I hear and some days I run home excited because a student was excited about mastering multi-digit multiplication. It is the hardest and the best thing I do.

This is my second year of teaching, and I am confident that I am fulfilling my life's purpose.

The leaders I am blessed to teach this year are creative, kind, and outgoing! I have students from all kinds of backgrounds, all kinds of experiences, and all with unique interests. I will do whatever it takes to highlight each of these student's strengths and meet whatever needs they may have. I want to encourage and show students that with an education they can achieve any dream they may have.

My Project

I would like to opportunity to attend a two-day professional development at the Ron Clark Academy because I want to enhance my instruction and teaching! Ron Clark is known for his engaging lessons and positive teaching atmosphere. I would love to incorporate the strategies he uses in his school in my own fourth grade classroom.

By observing at this unique school, I feel that I would certainly be a better teacher, cheerleader, and mentor to my students.

This would also give me a chance to change my classroom management so that it is more effective, consistent, and meets the needs of my students.

Ms. Towery
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Ron Clark Academy $900.00

Trip cost

$900.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$943.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$166.50

Total project goal

$1,110.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,110.00

6 Donors

-$985.00

Donations toward project cost

-$837.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$147.75

match offer

-$125.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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