NEWS

College Football Playoff Foundation Celebrates and Honors America’s Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

May 7, 2018

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation will recognize and celebrate teachers throughout the next five days as part of Teacher Appreciation Week — a week-long national celebration in recognition of teachers and the contributions they make to education and society. Held annually in the first full week of May, Teacher Appreciation Week…

The Extra Yard – Vol. 1, Issue 9

May 3, 2018

Read about the major announcement made at a recent College Football Playoff press conference, meet the 2018 National Teacher of the Year, and mark your calendar for two upcoming events that celebrate the teaching profession.  

2018 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge Set to Tee It Up for Charity

April 19, 2018

Top coaches and celebrities shift from gridiron to the green for $650,000 in scholarship and charity. Greensboro, Ga. – An 11-team field of NCAA head coaches and celebrity alumni is set to compete in the 12th annual Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament, all vying for their share of $650,000 in scholarship and charity.…

College Football Playoff Foundation, Big Ten Continue Pledge to Support SCORE Program in Chicago

April 16, 2018

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference and the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation have jointly announced the continuation of their partnership to enhance the conference’s SCORE (Success Comes Out of Reading Everyday) Program at the Genevieve Melody STEM Elementary School in Chicago. “The CFP Foundation and Big Ten partnership continues to make a difference…

The Extra Yard – Vol. 1, Issue 8

April 3, 2018

Read how the Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT) Summit has transformed into a multi-day event for teachers, and get a sneak peak into next year’s championship weekend events, including the EYFT Summit, in the Bay Area.

The Extra Yard – Vol. 1, Issue 7

March 2, 2018

Read how the Extra Yard Classroom Makeover Project is impacting schools across the country, and get a behind the scenes peek into what the National Teacher of the Year program looks like for the 2018 State Teachers of the Year.  

College Football Playoff Foundation, Big Ten Continue Support for New York City Literacy Initiative

February 27, 2018

Program designed to mobilize existing resources in neighborhoods in order to deliver reading opportunities for children ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference and the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation are pleased to continue their partnership with Literacy Inc. (LINC) to support future programming initiatives during the 2017-18 academic year in New York City. The…

The Extra Yard – Vol. 1, Issue 6

February 7, 2018

Read how the CFP Foundation utilized the events and enthusiasm around college football’s largest stage to shine a light on this nation’s educators during the weekend of the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship in Atlanta, GA.    

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.