Who Can Shop
The Teaching Tools Store currently serves 140 Title I schools in Hillsborough County Public School district. Our goal is to serve all 150 Title I schools so every student that needs school supplies can be served.
There are 3 ways a teacher at an eligible Title I school can benefit from our free school supplies.
- Full Service School
All full-time teachers and designated faculty can shop for $200 or more once per month (July – May).
List of Full Service schools.
- One-Representative School
The Principal assigns one shopper and one alternate shopper to serve as the designated shopper for the school. This shopper can shop for $1000 or more in free school supplies once per month (July – May).
List of One-Representative schools.
- Volunteer-to-Shop School
All full-time teachers at schools we currently do not serve, including those at One-Representative Schools, can volunteer 3 hours per month at the Teaching Tools Store to shop once a month for $200 or more in free school supplies (July – May).
Who qualifies to shop at the Teaching Tools Store:
- Full-time teachers
- Social Workers
- Resource Teachers
- School Psychologists
- VE, PE, Art & Music Teachers
- Assistant Principals
- ESL Teachers
- Speech Therapists/Pathologists
- Guidance Counselors
- Media Specialists
Who does not qualify to shop at the Teaching Stools Store:
- Part-time Teachers
- Day Care Providers
- Administrative Staff Interns
- Personnel who do not provide instruction to students all day, everyday
- Custodial Staff
- Bus Drivers
- Home School Teachers
Aides and paraprofessionals may only shop on behalf of a teacher using our Substitute Shopper Program.