The Education Fund's Teach-A-Thon

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Benefiting THE EDUCATION FUND

Welcome to theTeach-A-Thon Fundraising Site!

To Register, click the  button on the upper right and follow the steps in the instructions. Then start letting everyone know by sending via email and social media to your friends and family requesting donations. 

About Teach-A-Thon

Get a glimpse into one of our community’s most important jobs – teaching! While its not career day, you’ll help our children learn about the business world!

The goal of the campaign is to educate the business community and their networks about the importance of supporting teachers and elevating the teaching profession

The participating business volunteers and their assigned teachers work together to prepare a lesson and raise money for their classrooms and The Education Fund's teacher programs

Share pictures of your team, your fundraisers, and definetly of your class!
@EducationFundMiami #TeachAThon

Key Campaign Messages

To ensure that our schools have the best qualified teachers, we must focus on:

- Recruit the best and the brightest to teach

- Retain teachers by providing training and support 

- Reward teachers via recognition and competitive wages

Important Dates

Oct. 15 - Nov 15 Pick a day to teach for an hour (or more) 

Dec. 31  Last day to fundraise

January 2016- 30th Year Celebration

Funding will support a variety of our programs

  • 50% of the proceeds will be divided among the classrooms which hosted business people to teach

  •  50% will support The Education Fund's programs including:

  • Our Edible Garden Program in 51 schools, which has helped create a more than 50% improvement in eating habits in children and 73% increase in science achievement

  • Our SmartPath program (piloted in 3 high schools and now in 8) which has increased students’ college and postsecondary program enrollment by 34% increase

  • IMPACT II which helps teachers share best practices and provides funds to teachers to develop or adopt instructional projects that motivate and challenge students to learn