30 Million Students: DonorsChoose.org's Impact
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM: Breakout
Room: Council Suite (Hilton Portland Downtown)
Format: Sponsored Session - 30 Minutes
Brief Session Description: Have you ever wondered what crowdfunding is and which websites public school leaders should trust? Founder and CEO Charles Best launched the nonprofit DonorsChoose.org 18 years ago as a high school history teacher. Since then, the organization has generated $750 million from over three million citizen donors for public school classrooms. DonorsChoose.org also supports district stakeholders such as technology leaders to upload their respective guidelines to ensure resource compatibility. Find out more about what sets DonorsChoose.org apart and how we support technology leaders in this session.