Thursday, July 18, 2019
Each day, exceptional teachers are creating challenging and engaging classrooms for students across the nation. Our teachers serve as the foundation of our nation’s educational system which is the backbone of our future. Teachers inspire us every day — yet they often go unrecognized and unheard. Kinetic by Windstream wants to change that!
From July 15 through August 31, the Kinetic by Windstream retail locations will participate in a special “Nominate Your Favorite Teacher” contest. The contest is open to teachers in primary and secondary schools. Nominations must be made in person at any Kinetic by Windstream store before the end of August. The teacher with the most nominations in each community will receive their choice of up to $300 worth of prizes for their classroom. Prizes include school supplies, new technology (tablet, laptop, TV or projector), art materials (paper, paint, brushes, etc.), and event education books and materials. You can only submit one nomination and your nomination must be a teacher from a K-12 public or private school. Each nomination must include the name of the teacher and the school, the name of the nominator and an optional comment section where additional information about the teacher may be provided.
According to a recent survey by the National Center for Education Statistics, 94 percent of teachers spend their own money to stock their classrooms with necessary supplies and resources. On average, a teacher will shell out about $479, although 7 percent spend more than $1,000, according to the survey. Kinetic’s “Nominate Your Favorite Teacher” contest will give those teachers a little help this upcoming school year.
In September, each Kinetic by Windstream store will announce one winning teacher based on nomination count. Kinetic by Windstream will make the purchase of the chosen school supplies and present it to the winner.
Teachers are leaders to look up to and emulate. Nearly everyone has a teacher who they admired and who provided them with an example of how to conduct themselves. The best teachers inspire their students to work harder, learn more and push themselves to their full potential. They encourage students to understand the importance of dedicating themselves to passion projects or endeavors. The more students push themselves to accomplish their goals, the more they realize what they are capable of doing.
For the same limited time, Kinetic by Windstream is offering new customers free activation inside retail stores. For existing customers, Kinetic by Windstream is also offering Shield security packages starting at $8.99 which help keep kids safe online by offering malware and virus protection, keep homework safe with online data backup and provide peace of mind with multi-device security.
Go to windstream.com/stores to find the retail location nearest you to nominate a favorite teacher.
Kinetic by Windstream provides services to residential and business customers in 18 states. The Kinetic suite of services includes high-speed Internet, entertainment, phone and security products for homes and businesses. To learn more about Kinetic by Windstream, please visit kinetic.windstream.com.