Extra Yard for Teachers Classroom Project Contest
The deadline to submit your project was September 6, 2023. Thank you for your participation.
The University of South Alabama is joining universities, conferences, bowl games, ESPN and education supporters across the country in an eight-day celebration dedicated to honoring and recognizing great teachers. Extra Yard for Teachers Week is Friday, Sept. 15 through Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023.
Together, we are going big for teachers.
Throughout the week, the college football community goes out of its way to let teachers know they are valued and respected. The University of South Alabama College of Education and Professional Studies and South Alabama Athletics are partnering with the College Football Playoff Foundation to celebrate teachers in Mobile and Baldwin Counties.
USA Classroom Project Contest
To show our appreciation, the USA Classroom Project Contest will provide teachers with an opportunity to win gift cards. The goal of the classroom project contest is to assist our educators in making a direct impact on student learning. We will provide one $1,000 gift card, one $500 gift card, two $250 gift cards and one $100 gift card to the teachers who submit the best project ideas for classroom enrichment. Winners will be honored on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023 at the Jags vs. Central Michigan football game at Hancock Whitney Stadium.
- Must teach in Mobile or Baldwin County.
- Submit your classroom project proposal below by Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
Winners will receive the following:
- Overall classroom project winner: $1,000 gift card
- Runner-up will receive: $500 gift card
- Two teachers will receive a: $250 gift card
- One teacher will receive a: $100 gift card
- All winners will be featured on the USA College of Education and Professional Studies and South Alabama Athletics social media outlets.
- Winners will be honored Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023 at the Jags vs. Central Michigan football game at Hancock Whitney Stadium.