Giving Thanks to #10FeaturedTeachers This Holiday Season 

There are countless reasons to be thankful for teachers. You are literally shaping children’s lives every day with your knowledge, your patience, and your dedication.

It’s been nine months since we started the Shaped blog, and this is the perfect season to take a step back and say thanks to our Shaped community. Thank you to all of the teachers and administrators who have contributed posts and shared your stories. Thanks to all of the readers—we hope we’re delivering on stories that can help you in your career as an educator.

The teaching profession has been in the news quite a lot this year: low salaries, educators who ran for office, and insufficient school funds have all been in the headlines. It’s no secret that many teachers put their own money towards providing school supplies for their students. But the burden shouldn’t be on you to support America’s students.

Because of this, we wanted to give back to our teacher community—and what better way than to partner with WeAreTeachers. We love the trending #10FeaturedTeachers giveaway initiative, which gives teachers funds for school supplies—and we wanted to make a difference by giving back to 100 teachers.

It seemed like the perfect way to show our support for the people who shape the future for our kids and our country every day. We’re already hearing back from teachers—check them out on Twitter.

Here’s how you can become a Featured Teacher: 

We will give 100 teachers—chosen at random—a free $50 Amazon gift card when they share their classroom needs on Twitter or Instagram

 You just need to do 3 things:

  • Take a photo
  • Tell us in 2 sentences why you need school supplies.
  • Share on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtags #10FeaturedTeachers and #ShapeTheFuture

It's our way of saying thanks—and we can’t wait to hear your stories!

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