Does Your School Have What It Takes?
Does your school have an incredible program that's changing the way you teach and your students learn? Enter the Follett Challenge and tell us about it - you might just win a share of $200,000 in Follett products and services! 

2016 Grand-Prize winner

Eligibility
Submissions are open to all educators in K-12 schools (public/private) in the United States, Canada and Australia. This includes classroom teachers, special teachers (e.g., art teachers, music teachers), technology specialists, administrators, PTAs and librarians/media specialists.

Entries 
In order to participate, you must complete the online questionaire, which includes five written components and a video, between
October 23, 2017 - December 15, 2017. Your submission must demonstrate how your program is preparing students for the demands of the 21st century. In addition, your video must be 3 to 5-minutes showcase how your program has a positive impact on your school. Our team of judges will examine all submissions according to the judges' rubric and determine which programs stand above the rest. 
Selection Process
Our team of judges examines all submissions and determines which stand above the rest. But that's only part of the final score - the rest is based on the number of votes your video receives. Thirteen prizes will be awarded and are broken down into:
  • Ten People's Choice Winners: To help you get the word out about your incredible program, we will reward the 10 videos that receive the most votes with $8,000 in Follett products and services.
  • Three Semi-Finalists: In addition, three Semi-Finalists will be chosen - one in the elementary, middle and high school category - will be chosen and receive $30,000 in Follett products and services. Those scores are determined by the judges' rubric (80% of overall score) and the number of votes received (20% of overall score). Semi-Finalists are not eligible for the People's Choice award, even if they have the highest number of votes.
  • One Grand Prize Winner: Out of the three Semi-Finalists, a Grand-Prize winner will be selected from the judges' rubric score alone to receive an additional $30,000, for a total of $60,000 in Follett Products and services.

Voting
All eligible submissions will be posted for public viewing and voting January 22, 2018 - January 26, 2018. A person 13 years may vote for their favorite submission up to one time per day. Each voter may only use one email address, and each unique email address may only represent one individual voter. Fraudulent votes will result in disqualification from the Follett Challenge. Refer to the Official Rules and Regulations, section 5a: Public Voting for complete voting procedures. 

Judges' Rubric
Click here to access the Judges' Rubric (PDF) >>

Official Rules
Click here to access the Follett Challenge Official Rules and Regulations (PDF) >>


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