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ISTA ReSupply stems the impact of #OutOfMyPocket for new educators


That’s the amount educators have spent out-of-pocket on school supplies this year, and the amount keeps growing. Check out the live ticker on NEA’s Red For Ed page. 

Seven percent of educators report spending more than $1,000 annually on school supplies. The challenge becomes even greater when new or early career educators start to build their classrooms – from creating an engaging environment to giving every kid access to necessary learning tools. The dollars start adding up! 

Two years ago, ISTA launched ReSupply to give aspiring, new and early career educators access to free new and gently-used school supplies. The program has equipped hundreds of educators with school supplies to outfit classrooms across the state.

Where can new and early career educators shop ReSupply? Join ISTA for the Rising Educator Conference, Oct. 19 – 20. The conference – aimed at aspiring, new and early career educators – will host a room of ReSupply items for attendees to take back to their classrooms and schools.

Aspiring, new and early career educators should register for the Rising Educator Conference and start a shopping list!