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Mr. McHugh from Hartford CT is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Professional Resources for PK-5 Resource Room

I need intervention strategies books and a standing desk as professional resources for our classroom teachers and interventionists in order to best serve our students who are struggling in academics, behaviors, or both, and are in need of interventions to help them succeed.

  • $388 goal

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My Students

Our elementary school is located in the Frog Hollow neighborhood in Hartford, CT. This is not only the poorest neighborhood in the city, but one of the poorest in the country. Many of our students live in poverty and speak English as a second language.

Fifty two percent of our students are ELL serviced students.

This means that the majority of the school speaks another language at home. Additionally, we have approximately 17% of our population who receive special education services. Our students have many social, academic, and behavioral needs.

My Project

As a Resource teacher, I am the point person for the SRBI process (scientific research-based interventions). I supervise the part-time Tier 3 intervention teachers, consult with regular education teachers to create Tier 2 intervention plans, and work with small groups of students for intervention and enrichment.

The professional learning books will assist me and other teachers in creating success plans for students, as we will have the opportunity to use these resources for best practice ideas and strategies.

The books will have scientifically researched interventions that can be used by our staff.

The supplies requested will help ensure the SRBI process is well organized. Folders are essential as they will organize all of the paperwork, documents, and assessments needed to track student work and data. The standing desk will allow for a space to collaborate with another teacher side by side.

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Mr. McHugh
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 400 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Calico Designs Adapta Height Adjustable Office Desk, All-Purpose Utility Table, Sit to Stand up Desk Home Computer Desk, 23" - 32" in Powder Coated Black Frame and 1" Thick Walnut Top, 36 Inch • Amazon Business $72.79 1 $72.79
Academic and Behavior Supports for At-Risk Students: Tier 2 Interventions (The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series) • Amazon Business $38.51 1 $38.51
Math Intervention 3–5 (Eye on Education) • Amazon Business $35.95 1 $35.95
Math Intervention P-2 • Amazon Business $32.17 1 $32.17
Letter Size Paper Portfolios by Better Office Products, Case of 100, Assorted Primary Colors, (Assorted, 2 Pocket Paper Folders) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Best Practices at Tier 2: Supplemental Interventions for Additional Student Support, Secondary (RTI Tier 2 Intervention Strategies for Secondary Schools) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
RTI: Easy Phonics Interventions: Week-by-Week Reproducible Lessons That Teach Key Phonics Skills Students Need to Achieve Reading Success • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
The Struggling Reader: Interventions That Work (Teaching Resources) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
AmazonBasics File Folders with Reinforced Tab - Letter Size (100 Pack) – Manila • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Extra Practice for Struggling Readers: Phonics: Motivating Practice Packets That Help Intermediate Students Build Essential Decoding Skills to Succeed in Reading and Writing • Amazon Business $9.70 1 $9.70
AmazonBasics Chisel Tip Highlighters - Pack of 12 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $4.49 2 $8.98

Materials cost

$294.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$329.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.12

Total project goal

$387.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$387.49

4 Donors

-$386.61

Donations toward project cost

-$329.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.24

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

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$0.00

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