Educators know that learning is much more fun and effective in an organized, inspiring space. As
National Teacher Appreciation Week approaches (May 4-8, 2015), Sabrina Soto has teamed up with
VELCRO® Brand for the first-ever Classroom Makeover contest to celebrate teachers and educators who
make learning fun.
As Brand Ambassador and a design and lifestyle expert, Sabrina is encouraging individuals to nominate a
deserving teacher who should receive a classroom makeover. Together, they will select a winning
classroom entry then re-design and organize that classroom by integrating VELCRO® Brand products and
other lively design elements.
The VELCRO® Brand and Sabrina have one goal: to celebrate educators and bring greater awareness to
all that they do. Having an organized classroom allows them to focus on teaching in a productive space
that is ideal for learning.
Nominations for PreK – grade 12 educational rooms are open to educators, students, parents or friends
and must be received by April 30, 2015. The winner will be selected and announced on May 5, 2015 –
official National Teacher Appreciation Day. The makeover does not have to be completed in the 2014-
2015 school year, but will take place at a date agreed upon by VELCRO® Brand, Sabrina Soto and the
To learn more about the contest, or nominate a well-deserving teacher (or yourself!), visit:
All classrooms, resource rooms or formal learning areas are eligible for submissions. Entrants must
submit two (2) photos of the room with a brief reason the educator and the classroom deserve to win
through the WooBox Contest Application (highlighted on the VELCRO® Brand Facebook, Twitter and
Know a hardworking teacher that could use a classroom redesign? You still have a few days to enter,
and you never know, your classroom may be the lucky winner!