4th annual Lesson Plan Contest

The Pets in the Classroom grant program invites pre-kindergarten through 9th grade teachers to enter their 4th annual Lesson Plan Contest.  Now through August 1st, teachers can submit their lesson plan ideas that center on the use of fish, reptiles, and small animals...

End of Year Reminder

IMPORTANT NEWS! Reimbursement Paperwork due July 30th and First day to apply is August 1st This is a reminder to all teachers that our school year ends June 30th, 2018. All reimbursement paperwork must be postmarked by this date. We cannot process any paperwork...

#HabitatContest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Pets in the Classroom #HabitatContest: Karen Koenig was the winner with 4306 votes!           Steve Shephard was the other winner whose entry was selected randomly.           We received so many wonderful entries and were happy to...

Habitat Contest

  Has your classroom pet settled into its school home? We’d love to see it!     The Pets in the Classroom grant program invites pre-kindergarten through 9th grade teachers with classroom pets to enter the Pets in the Classroom Habitat Contest. Now through December...

Pets in the Classroom Expands Eligibility

We are please to announce that the Pets in the Classroom grant program, which has previously been available to Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade teachers, will be expanding its reach.  For the first time, teachers in 9th grade classrooms will also be eligible to...

Teachers Give Reasons for Having Classroom Pets

We asked teachers what the best reasons to have a classroom pet were and wanted to share some answers with you!    My favorite thing about having a class pet is that I have noticed kids who would never choose to socialize and interact in free time will get in groups...

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