Teachers are showered with gifts on A Day Made Better
Seven winning teachers received $1,000 worth of classroom supplies from OfficeMax.
Office Max delivered boxes and boxes of supplies to Stacey Ball and her students at Emerson Elementary.
Seven extraordinary elementary teachers were caught off guard by OfficeMax reps bearing great gifts on Oct. 4.
- Stacey Ball, Emerson Elementary
- Leonarda Chavez, Sirrine Elementary
- Eileen Kruer, Irving Elementary
- Lawrence Allen, Stevenson Elementary
- Brian Bradshaw, Edison Elementary *
- Thelma Liszak, Lincoln Elementary
- Patty Castro, Guerrero Elementary
Winners were nominated by their principals for demonstrating passion for teaching, innovation in the classroom, and dedication to their profession and their students' success.
Each year, the retailer showers 1,000 teachers nationwide with $1 million worth of classroom supplies. OfficeMax reports that teachers spend an average of $1,000 annually to offset school budget shortfalls and to ensure that their students have the resources they need. A Day Made Better helps end teacher-funded classrooms.
• See Brian Bradshaw's video on A Day Made Better at Edison Elementary.