Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Vegas Teacher Meet Up 2016


We had such an amazing time at the Vegas Teacher Meet Up last week in Las Vegas!
There were over 300 teachers who joined us for a night of pillow decorating, dancing and laughter!
We could not have had such a successful event without the generous donations from our sponsors.


A HUGE thank you to Staff Development for Educators for sponsoring our event!
This company gives back to teachers in so many ways - be sure to check out their website to see if a conference is coming to your hometown soon!

Can you imagine the fun we all had (in our pyjamas no less)?!?!  Here are just a few pictures of the evening...






We must give a big thank you to GoNoodle who not only provided swag bags for everyone, but surprised us with a Dance Party!





GoNoodle also set up a photo booth - let me tell you how much fun that was!!!







Greg Smedley from The Kindergarten Smorgasboard graciously donated all of the pillow cases and fabric markers for teachers to decorate a pillowcase!





Everyone enjoyed drinking coffee and tea thanks to the generous donation of Starbucks on the outside of the Fashion Show Mall. 


Everyone left with a swag bag filled with so many goodies!











And, of course, we had LOTS and LOTS of prizes!!!!


Staff Development for Educators (SDE) donated gift certificates to upcoming conferences and gift certificates to the bookstore.

Teachers Pay Teachers gave us LOTS of gift certificates! Perfect for back to school!

Mabel's Labels is an amazing company who labels are amazing - you can keep your things labelled so they don't get lost!
They are not only great for children, but for teachers too!
Thank you for the label starter packs!

If you don't already use ESGI in your classroom for assessment purposes, you definitely should!
They donated 10 teacher licenses and a whole school license!

Hue graciously donated tablet stands, Animation Studios and HD Pro Document Cameras...all of which were amazing prizes!

 
Thank you to Kim Adsit from Kindergals for donating a gift certificate.

Thanks Deanna Jump from Mrs. Jump's class who donated a gift certificate.

Thank you to Deedee Wills from Mrs. Wills' Kindergarten for the gift certificate.

Katie and Company is a fabulous one-stop shop for all things fun and educational for your classroom!  Thank you for the gift certificate.

If you are looking for a way to keep your students in one spot on the carpet, look no further than Sit Spots.  Many thanks for the gift certificates!

Classroom Friendly Supplies donated THE BEST sharpeners in the world!

A huge thank you to Teacher Created Materials for the $100 gift card!

Are you looking for the perfect "teacher" shoes?
Be sure to check out Ms. Head of the Class - this winner won a gift certificate for a new pair!

Every kindergarten and primary teacher NEEDS a Show & Tell Apron in his/her classroom!
This lucky winner won one, along with a full set of cards!

Who doesn't LOVE Heidi Songs? This lucky winner won a gift basket filled with DVDs.

Thank you so much to Insect Lore for donating a butterfly garden!

Many thanks to Melonheadz Illustrating for donating a gift certificate and a personalised caricature,

Frog Publications donated this awesome game!

A big thank you to Lakeshore Learning who donated a gift bag filled with lots of goodies as well as a Create-a-Chain Reaction Stem Product.

Teacher Created Resources donated a huge pack of their new Marquee decorations as well as 2 gift certificates!

Thank you Carson Dellosa for the 3 gift certificates!
We can think of so many things to buy!

Creative Clips donated a USB filled with ALL of her adorable clip art as well as a gift pack full of teacher notepads.

Many thanks to Deanna Jump and Hope King for donating a teacher tuition for their Get Your Teach On Conference!

This was one huge prize...thank you Vera Bradley for the amazing Travel Pack!

Have you tried using Stikki Works products in your classroom?  They are simply amazing! Many thanks for the gift baskets!

One lucky winner received a personalised t-shirt from Teacher Tops Boutique.

Thank you to Stamping Till Dawn for this gift pack filled with your awesome stamps!

Numbers Alive has amazing products for your students to become familiar with numbers.  Thank you for donating the Hello Numbers Discovery Set.

We had a BLAST and can't wait until next year!  


Thanks again to all of our sponsors for helping to make this event such a huge success!
Hope to see you all again soon!!!