Extra Yard Classroom Makeover Project

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The Extra Yard Classroom Makeover Project gives teachers across the country the chance to win a fully funded classroom makeover!

The Extra Yard Classroom Makeover Project, sponsored by SSI Guardian, a subsidiary of School Specialty, has been created in coordination with the Direct Provision of Resources component of the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers cause brand. Classroom makeover elements include furniture, new technology, storage components and more directly into the classrooms of a few lucky teachers.


At this time, the submission deadline has passed, and we are no longer accepting applications.



Melissa Hedrick, Whitcomb Elementary, Houston, Texas


Nicole Smith-Franklin, Hoyne Elementary, Chicago, Illinois


Ryan Jones, Okolona High School, Okolona, Mississippi


Dawn Whipple, Pebblebrook High School, Mableton, Georgia & Christopher Roy, Diamondback Elementary School, Bullhead City, Arizona

*In coordination with the host communities of the College Football Playoff Semifinals



Stay tuned to follow these teachers on their classroom makeover journey!