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Mrs. Fracassi from Centreville MD is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Not Lost at School

My students need adjustable desks, classroom rugs, and beanbag replacement pellets in order to have a safe, relaxed environment to learn strategies for self regulation.

  • $1,246 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

While I am not a new special educator, I am new to the behavior support classroom for middle school students in my county. My students are placed in this program when they have significant interfering behaviors which prevents them from being successful in the general education classroom. The program helps students manage these behaviors by learning strategies to manage their emotions so they can be available for learning.

My students need someone to be their champion and advocate while they are learning self regulation and behavior management in a safe, comfortable environment to learn and grow.

My Project

Our Behavior Support Classroom is barren! This is my first year teaching in this particular classroom so my own supplies our limited (although I have spent LOTS of my own money to provide for our class). In addition, the classroom was moved from a portable outside the school to an inner classroom to meet the needs of one of the students. This means we went from a smaller space to a bigger space (which is awesome!) but our classroom has lost its safe, cozy feel (the room used to be an industrial arts room). My students are experiencing significant interfering behaviors which impact their ability to be successful in a general education room and need this environment to learn how to successfully manage their behaviors.

My students need this space to feel safe so they can thrive.

To help with this atmosphere, we need to large carpets to cover the tile floors and create safe spaces within our classroom. We would also like to have two stand up desks to help with the movement need of these children. Finally, we have several bean bag chairs for a "cool down" area but they are all in dire need of beans!

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This project will reach 5 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Endurance Classroom Rugs Shape: Rectangle, Rug Dimensions: 12' W x 8' L, Color Choices: Midnight Blue 03 • Teachers' School Supply $223.08 2 $446.16
DESK -ROYAL 1600 SWITCH SIT OR STAND - LAMINATE W/ T-MOLD TOP- BLACK FRAME- SPECIFY TOP COLOR - SPECIFY BOOK BOX • School Specialty $184.77 2 $369.54
BEAN BAG CHAIR REPLACEMENT PELLETS • School Specialty $13.97 4 $55.88
PLASTIC BOOK BOX - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS BOOK BOX TYPE • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS ROYAL LAMINATE TOP COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00
FUSION MAPLE (PP) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00

Materials cost

$871.58

Vendor shipping charges

$91.62

State sales tax

$52.29

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,058.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$186.80

Total project goal

$1,245.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,245.36

6 Donors

-$618.44

Donations toward project cost

-$525.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$92.76

Matching donations from our partners

-$626.92

Match offers toward project cost

-$532.88

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.04

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$0.00

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