Who Can Shop
The Teaching Tools Resource Center currently serves 160 Title I schools, 10 instructional sites, DJJ and 4 career centers in the Hillsborough County Public School district.
There are 3 ways a teacher at a Title I school can benefit from our free school supplies.
- Full Service School
All full-time teachers and designated faculty can shop for an average of $289 in free school supplies 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 $1,000 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 Resource Center to shop once a month for an average of $289 in free school supplies (July – May).
Who qualifies to shop at the Teaching Tools Resource Center:
- 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 Tools Resource Center:
- 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.