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Mrs. Ryan from Huntersville NC is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

The Ron Clark Experience for ELA

I need to attend a professional development to boost engagement!

  • $543 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students range from 12-14 years old. As most middle students being asked to sit still and learn for 8+ hours a day, they have a need for engagement. This training would help me find strategies to further engage my students in learning. My students come from all different types of backgrounds. ELA can be a difficult subject for students to be engaged with if they don’t feel strong in that content area. My students need a teacher that can make a tough subject easier and I strive to be that teacher for them every day.

My Project

Ron Clark is a world renowned educator. I would love to be able to visit his school and learn strategies from him for teaching ELA. I have already started implementing some of his strategies in my classroom and I would eventually like to influence a revolution throughout my school. Schoolwide initiatives are my ultimate goals to cause waves in education. The school I teach in has the capacity to implement amazing initiatives. This training can help inspire ideas that would completely revolutionize how we teach students. Although I am starting small, just in my classroom, I would like to use this training to help other teachers. RCA focuses on rigor with high student engagement through movement, dance, song and leadership. I would love for my school to implement these same strategies.

Mrs. Ryan
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity The Ron Clark Academy $425.00

Trip cost

$425.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$461.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.42

Total project goal

$542.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$542.80

7 Donors

-$442.80

Donations toward project cost

-$376.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.42

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

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$0.00

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