Every year, teachers across the country spend $1.6 billion out of their own pockets to support their classrooms. Last year, during our second Teach For America Kansas City Shark Tank: Teacher Edition, we funded six corps member or alumni projects that benefited our students in huge ways. For example, Isao Osuga (Alta Vista High School) worked with health experts to bring juicing to his students for a nutritious boost in their day. Giorgio Griffin (Hogan Prep) created a pop-up classroom for her special education students to have a quiet and confidential space to take tests.
On October 16, we're hosting the third annual Teach For America Kansas City Shark Tank: Teacher Edition. We'll have new contestants and new sharks plus more money available for projects that will impact our students.
All ticket proceeds will benefit Shark Tank teacher projects.
5-6 PM: Drinks + Appetizers
6-7 PM: Pitches + Sharks' Debate
7-8 PM: Dessert + Networking
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