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College Football Playoff Foundation Establishes Partnership With Mid-American Conference

October 19, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation has partnered with the Mid-American Conference (MAC) to support teachers in Cleveland through funding to Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) and the establishment of a community-based grant program among the MAC’s 12 member institutions. The CFP Foundation has made a $60,000 contribution which the MAC will…

Extra Yard for Teachers Summit Announces Powerful Lineup

October 11, 2017

Ticket Registration is Open and Free for All Atlanta-Area Teachers ATLANTA (October 11, 2017) – In January more than a thousand local teachers will attend the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation’s signature events curated solely for educators—the Extra Yard for Teachers Summit (Summit) and Extra Yard for Teachers Lounge (Lounge)—and this year the Summit is…

The Extra Yard – Vol. 1, Issue 2

October 3, 2017

Read how the college football community supported and recognized teachers during Extra Yard for Teachers Week, go behind-the-scenes with the CFP Foundation’s Executive Director, and learn about the October Teacher of the Month.  

College Football Playoff Foundation Celebrates Successful Extra Yard for Teachers Week

September 27, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation’s third annual Extra Yard for Teachers Week concluded on Saturday, September 23 after an action packed eight days of celebrating teachers across the country. Overall, the effort generated at least $160,000 in direct impact, benefiting 13,395 students and 225 teachers in 200 schools. The CFP Foundation…

College Football Playoff Foundation Partners With ESPN To Benefit Teachers In New York City

September 23, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation today announced that it will partner with ESPN to provide $30,000 in support of K through 12 education in New York City through DonorsChoose.org in coordination with today’s ESPN College GameDay broadcast. This announcement comes as Extra Yard for Teachers Week nears to a close. Extra Yard…

Sun Belt, Science of Sport, And CFP Foundation Team For Teacher Continuing Education Program

September 20, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Teachers are about to hit the football field to master the geometry of route running and the trajectory of passes. No, the teachers won’t be suited up in cleats and pads.  They will, however, get on the playing field to experience the finer points in the game through science and math when…

ACC Joins CFP Foundation To Go Extra Yard For Teachers

September 20, 2017

GREENSBORO, N.C.  (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference is once again standing with the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation and Extra Yard for Teachers. The third-annual Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT) Week kicked off last Saturday (Sept. 16) and will continue through this Saturday (Sept. 23). Over these two weekends of action, the college football…

Atlanta Football Host Committee And College Football Playoff Foundation Dedicate Week To Honor Local Teachers

September 19, 2017

ATLANTA (September 19, 2017) – The Atlanta Football Host Committee (AFHC) and the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation will celebrate Atlanta’s teachers through a series of events scheduled during the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers Week, Saturday, September 16 through Saturday, September 23. The week will honor teachers from across the metro Atlanta area with…

MAC Secures $1 Million Grant For Cleveland School District

September 18, 2017

Grant to Cleveland Metropolitan School District for teacher retention and development For Immediate Release—Monday, September 18, 2017 Cleveland, Ohio The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced today it has secured a $1 million-dollar grant* to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) over a five-year period for TEACHing Cleveland, a program to focus on teacher recruitment, mentoring and retention.…

College Football Playoff Foundation Partners with ESPN to Fund Louisville-Area Projects During Extra Yard for Teachers Week

September 16, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation today announced that it will partner with ESPN to provide $30,000 in support of K-through-12 DonorsChoose.org classroom projects at schools in the Louisville metropolitan area. More than 3,000 students and 25 teachers will benefit from the donation. The announcement comes in celebration of Extra Yard for Teachers Week,…