Donating to the Creative Reuse Center provides local teachers and students in Phoenix with the essential tools they need to be successful.
PHÉNIX, October 07, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The University of Phoenix has donated essential school supplies to Treasures 4 Teachers, a “Creative Reuse Center” located in Tempe, AZ. Donated items ranged from classroom supplies to teachers’ lounge necessities and will benefit local students and teachers.
According to a June 2021 survey, teachers in the United States spent more than $ 750 in the 2020/2021 school year out of pocket on school supplies for their students. The goal of Treasures 4 Teachers is to bridge the gap between the need for school supplies and the resources available in the local Phoenix community.
“Without basic learning tools, students face unnecessary barriers to learning. We are delighted to make this donation to Treasures 4 Teachers and assist them in their mission of supporting teachers and helping students become productive members of society, ”said Pamela Roggeman, Ed.D., Dean, College of Education, University of Phoenix.
The University of Phoenix donation included: office, school, and arts and crafts supplies; easels and flip charts; sign supports; trolleys; newsletter and whiteboards; sport equipment; mini-refrigerators; microwave; Keurig machines; board and carnival games; and decorations.
“We are very grateful for the essential donations from the University of Phoenix to support the teachers and students they serve. After a year like no other, the needs of teachers and students for classroom and office supplies have changed. more than doubled. These donations give us the ability to provide more supplies to teachers who desperately need them to comply with health guidelines and ensure that students do not have to share supplies, ”said Barbara Blalock, Founder and Executive Director of Treasures 4 Teachers.
Treasures 4 Teachers is a member-based resource and supply store providing Arizona educators with access to a wide selection of materials, resources, and training that enhance and expand the learning process. Because the operation is based on donations, Treasures 4 Teachers is able to offer this material to teachers for free or at low cost.
To learn more or to donate, visit Treasures4teachers.org.
About the University of Phoenix
The University of Phoenix continually innovates to help working adults improve their careers in a rapidly changing world. Flexible hours, relevant classes, interactive learning, and Career Services for Life® help students more effectively pursue their professional and personal aspirations while balancing their busy lives. For more information visit phoenix.edu.
About Trésors 4 Teachers
Treasures 4 Teachers was founded in 2004 by Barbara Blalock. It is a “Creative Reuse Center” providing teachers in the Phoenix area with a wide selection of materials, resources and training to improve and extend the learning process. Treasures 4 Teachers is a donation-based operation, enabling them to provide free and low-cost school supplies to its members. Treasures 4 Teachers is booming and is located at a 12,000 square foot facility in Tempe, Arizona. For more information, visit Treasures4teachers.org
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