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Ms. James from Chicago IL is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Tamps PD for Me, Please

I need a well deserved PD on Creativity in the classroom.

  • $884 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are 6th, 7th, and 8th graders from a southeast school in Chicago. Most of my students come from low-income houses. I am a teacher of students with disabilities including autism, learning disabilities, and emotional issues. I teach the subjects of math, science, and writing.

We all have unique learning needs and styles.

We also learn in our own way and at our own pace. I must learn to adapt lessons to meet many learners' needs every day. I want to be able to improve my teaching practices.

My Project

For this project, I am requesting funds for a PD and a trip to learn about creativity in the classroom. This is a topic in which I have not attended the previous PD for and I’m very excited about the opportunity to learn about this subject. I feel like I have equity in my classroom but checking yourself and your practices are the best way to learn and grow as a teacher.

I want to be the best teacher I can be and learning each day is best practices.

I am very excited for an opportunity to learn with teachers from other states about their perspective and an important topic such as creativity in the classroom.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Lodging Hotels.com $200.00
Trip package Think Differently: A Crash Course on Creativity & Innovation (Registration Fees Only) $300.00
Food Tampa Eateries $60.00
Transportation Gina James $150.00

Trip cost

$710.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$750.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$132.47

Total project goal

$883.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$883.12

1 Donor

-$295.00

Donations toward project cost

-$250.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.25

match offer

-$588.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$499.90

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.22

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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