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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…

ACC Partners with College Football Playoff Foundation to Fund 309 Classroom Projects

November 29, 2017

ACC Partners with College Football Playoff Foundation to Fund 309 Classroom Projects Conference funds DonorsChoose.org projects benefitting 27,726 students. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In partnership with the College Football Playoff Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers initiative, the Atlantic Coast Conference has provided more than $100,000 to fully fund 309 classroom projects in Charlotte and the two…

College Football Playoff Foundation Partners with Southeastern Conference on Season-long Initiative

November 29, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation has partnered with the Southeastern Conference (SEC) to honor teachers through the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers initiative. The SEC worked with its 14 institutions to identify a student-athlete who has had a teacher that greatly impacted his or her life. Each of the teachers…

College Football Playoff Foundation Partners with Conference USA to Provide Classroom Resources

November 21, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation has partnered with Conference USA (C-USA) to provide teachers with classroom resources through the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers platform. Each C-USA member institution received $10,000 in gift cards from Michael’s, a craft specialty retailer, and will distribute these funds to teachers to purchase school…

College Football Playoff Foundation Partners With Big Ten Conference To Support Educational Initiatives in Indiana

November 20, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation has partnered with the Big Ten Conference through the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers platform to support teachers in conjunction with the 2017 Big Ten Football Championship Game on December 2 in Indianapolis. The Big Ten worked with Indiana Sports Corp to select 15 teachers,…

College Football Playoff Foundation Continues Partnership with the Big 12 Conference Through Champions for Life Program

November 16, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation has once again partnered with the Big 12 Conference through the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers platform to honor educators across the country. More than 100 student-athletes featured in the Big 12 Champions for Life campaign have been given the opportunity to recognize a teacher…

School Specialty and the College Football Playoff Foundation Collaborate to Award Five Classroom Makeovers

November 14, 2017

Students and teachers at M. Agnes Jones Elementary School and M.R. Hollis Innovation Academy in Atlanta among the first to be awarded innovative, secure and inspirational learning spaces GREENVILLE, Wis., November 14, 2017 – School Specialty, Inc. (OTCQB: SCOO) (“School Specialty”, “SSI” or “the Company”) through its continued partnership with the College Football Playoff  (CFP)…

College Football Playoff Foundation and Atlantic Coast Conference Support Teachers

November 8, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation has partnered with the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) to make a difference in K-12 education for the second consecutive year through the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers platform. ACC universities have made a positive impact in their communities throughout the college football season, including in-game…