EXTRA YARD FOR TEACHERS WEEK
September 14-21, 2019
Extra Yard for Teachers Week is a week-long period during which universities, conferences, and ESPN come together to celebrate and recognize teachers across the country.
The Go Teach Project
Leverage the CFP Foundation’s new initiative, the Go Teach Project, to support the recruitment and placement of student-athletes at local universities to become teachers in Orleans Parish.
In 2019, devastating wildfires in Northern California wiped out schools in Butte County. The CFP Foundation was able to leverage crowd funding and partner resources to contribute more than $200,000 to the teachers of Butte County.
EXTRA YARD 5K
The Extra Yard 5K is a family-friendly 3.1 mile race dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the Extra Yard for Teachers platform.
TASTE OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP
The Eckrich Taste of the Championship is a premium dining experience and fundraising event on the eve of the national championship game. Funds from this event benefit the work of the CFP Foundation.
TEACHER OF THE YEAR CHAMPIONSHIP EXPERIENCE
A full weekend of VIP treatment for the State Teachers of the Year in coordination with CCSSO and supported by Dr Pepper.
THE MAKEOVER PROJECT
A transformed learning environment can result in enthusiastic learners. The Makeover Project infuses valuable supplies like furniture, technology, storage components and more directly into the classrooms.