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Mrs. Henselder from Westbury NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Small Classroom Needs More Space

Help me give my students a bigger classroom with more space to grow and learn by providing them with new desks.

  • $765 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students serve as inspirations to all. The majority of my students come from low socioeconomic backgrounds and for most of them, English is their second language. Most of them need to take advantage of the school's free breakfast and lunch program. In addition to the general education students I teach, I also work with students with disabilities. In spite of all these challenges they face, they come to school every day and work as hard as they possibly can. They inspire and motivate each other to be the very best students they can be. These students are inspirations to all. These children are our future doctors, heroes, teachers, lawyers, nurses, etc. In short, these children are our future.

My Project

My students love to learn! However, my classroom doesn't have ample space to allow flexibility in learning. Because I teach both general education students and students with disabilities, there are many adults in the classroom. While this is wonderful, it also means that the classroom is crowded. All of the adults in the room need an appropriate workspace to individually conference with students.

New desks will provide an opportunity for the teachers in the classroom to individually conference with students privately.

This will allow students to feel confident in their learning. Additionally, these new desks are smaller than our current desks which will result in more space in the room for students to learn.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 21 students.

10 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Monarch Specialties Computer Desk with File Cabinet - Lef or Right Set- Up - 48" L (Black - Grey Top) • Amazon Business $203.48 3 $610.44

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