Alumni Appreciation for #UTeach20

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In celebration of UTeach's 20th anniversary, and in appreciation of wonderful UTeach alumni, ExxonMobil has provided a $150 gift code for UTeach alumni to use on DonorsChoose.org. Alumni can launch a project of their own, including a project led by their students, or they can fund an existing project.

UTeach alumni who are teaching in a U.S. public school, or public charter, are eligible for this funding. Deadline: November 15, 2017

Here’s how:

1. Create or log-in to your DonorsChoose.org teacher account.

Log-in to your existing teacher account or go to www.donorschoose.org/teachers to create one.

2. Submit your project.

DonorsChoose project submission screenshotOn the welcome screen of the project creation process, select Student-Led Project, or you may choose a Standard or Professional Development project. You can also use your gift code to fund another teacher’s project on DonorsChoose.org.  The system will walk you through the process of submitting your project, including those that are student-led.

3. Apply your gift code and get funded!

Over 75% of projects posted to DonorsChoose.org reach their funding goal. To make the lift even lighter, ExxonMobil is providing you with a head start! Once your project is live on DonorsChoose.org, apply the gift code you received by email.

If you have any questions, contact Jo Hamilton.

Double your dollars OR use your funds to help UTeach Alumni affect by Hurricane Harvey

Turn this $150 into $300 by exploring match offers. Also, if this is your first project on DonorsChoose, have your supporters apply the code LIFTOFF, and then each contribution will be matched, up to $50, in the first 7 days after your project launches.

Find out how your fellow UTeach alumni are using their codes, and post about your projects in the UTeach Nation Virtual Network. If you’d like to support UTeach alumni who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey using your DonorsChoose code, please check the Virtual Network discussion forum for links.

The best way to stay up to date with all things UTeach is to keep your member profile in the UTeach Nation Virtual Network current. If you are logging in for the first time, go through password reset steps. Contact Jo Hamilton if you have any questions.