Teachers Share the Value of Classroom Pets

Teachers Share the Value of Classroom Pets Survey produced by the Pets in the Classroom grant program shows that children experience behavioral and school performance improvements as a result of having a classroom pet Teachers across the U.S. and Canada have shared...

June Featured Teacher

Meet our June Featured Teacher, Christina Cunningham!  Ms. Cunningham is the 5th grade teacher at Imagine Chancellor in Delray Beach, Florida.   Her classroom pet, Taki the Bearded Dragon, is beloved by students and Ms. Cunningham, and is making a difference in the...

Grant Deadlines

It’s the end of the school year which means it’s the end of the 2018-19 grant cycle for Pets in the Classroom!  Here are a few reminders on what that means for grant recipients: June 30th, 2019 is the final deadline for any rebate or sustaining grant paperwork and...

May Featured Teacher

Say hello to Betty Anne Wright, PhD! She is a 7th grade, special education teacher at Madison Junior High in Rexburg, Idaho. Ms. Wright has a Pueblo Milk Snake named Freckles and is our featured teacher for the month of May. How long have you had Freckles? I got...

April’s Featured Teacher – Sara Carnohan

Our featured teacher for the month of April is Sara Carnohan. She is a 1st grade teacher at Conowingo Elementary School in Conowingo, Maryland.  Her classroom pet, a betta fish named Bubbles, has built a sense of responsibility, reduced stress and anxiety, and...

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