NEWS

The Teacher of the Year Championship Experience Recognizes the Nation’s Top Educators

January 2, 2018

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation will again execute the Teacher of the Year Championship Experience, presented by Dr Pepper, during the weekend of the College Football Playoff National Championship. The program recognizes the most influential teachers in the country. This initiative is made possible through the CFP Foundation’s partnership with the…

The Extra Yard – Vol. 1, Issue 5

January 2, 2018

Read how the College Football Playoff New Year’s Six bowl games supported teachers during the postseason, meet the 2017 National Teacher of the Year, and learn about the events hosted by the CFP Foundation during the weekend of the national championship game.

College Football Playoff Foundation and Allstate Sugar Bowl Support Teach For America

December 30, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation has partnered with the Allstate Sugar Bowl to make a $200,000 grant to Teach For America in New Orleans. This is the third consecutive year the two organizations have come together to show their support for New Orleans educators. Teach For America works with local communities to…

College Football Playoff Foundation Partners with Orange Bowl Committee on New Classroom Initiative

December 21, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation has partnered with the Orange Bowl Committee on a new program in which South Florida elementary schools have the opportunity to win a fully-funded media center makeover for their campus. The Media Center Makeover Project is made possible through the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers…

College Football Playoff Foundation and Cotton Bowl Foundation Support Childhood Literacy

December 14, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation has partnered with the Cotton Bowl Foundation to support childhood literacy in North Texas through the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers platform. The CFP Foundation and Cotton Bowl Foundation have awarded a $200,000 grant to Catch Up & Read, a nonprofit, community-funded organization in Dallas…

College Football Playoff Foundation Partners with Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association to Benefit Educators

December 7, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation has partnered with the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association and the Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) to award grants to Pasadena Unified Schools District (PUSD) teachers and principals for classroom projects. This funding takes place in coordination with the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual, a…

Orange Bowl Announces Elementary School Media Center Makeover Project

December 5, 2017

Miami Lakes, Fla. (www.orangebowl.org) – The Orange Bowl Committee has announced a new program by which South Florida elementary schools have the opportunity to win a fully-funded media center makeover for their schools. The Orange Bowl Media Center Makeover Project is powered by Extra Yard for Teachers, which is the College Football Playoff Foundation’s primary…

The Extra Yard – Vol. 1, Issue 4

December 1, 2017

Read how the 10 FBS conferences and their member institutions made a difference in education this fall, get behind-the-scenes details of the Teacher of the Year Championship Experience, and learn how an educator’s background impacted four decades of teaching.  

Pac-12 Donates $10,000 to Santa Clara Teachers

November 30, 2017

Donation is part of the College Football Playoff Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers Program Teachers to be Honored at Pac-12 Championship Game Friday at Levi’s® Stadium SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Today the Pac-12 Conference presented Hughes Elementary School teacher Jennifer Erickson and Buchser Middle School science teacher Carl Erickson with a $10,000 Extra Yard for Teachers…

College Football Playoff Foundation Partners with Mountain West Conference to Provide Classroom Resources

November 30, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation has partnered with the Mountain West Conference through the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers platform to provide educators with classroom resources across the conference’s geographic footprint. Eight Mountain West member institutions — Air Force, Boise State, Colorado State, Fresno State, Nevada, San Diego State, San…