Visit The Teacher Free-Store Today!

“Going to the STEM Library Lab was so helpful for both my virtual and in-person classroom preparation. It was like being a kid in a candy store – so many wonderful goodies! The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly!”
1st grade teacher, Foundation Prep

The Teacher Free-Store Is Open

to educators across greater New Orleans. While coronavirus restrictions are in place, any teacher make an appointment and “shop” (for free) between 2-5pm Mon, Tues, and Thurs. You’ll find office supplies, organizers, art supplies, resource kits, learning aids, manipulatives, and more, everything you need for your classroom or virtual classroom.

Step 1: Make an appointment using the Calendly =>

Step 2: Open the photos of the shelves to see what is in stock

Step 3: Complete the request form, requesting the materials that will be brought out directly to your car. Please be specific about what you need, we will only be able to bring you items that we can figure out.

NOTE: If you do not complete all three steps, we cannot fulfill your order! If you want free teacher supplies, you must complete all three steps in full.

The 2020-2021 School Year

Schools

48

Teachers

130

Saved

$9,800

Students Impacted

2600

According to the U.S. Department of Education, public school teachers spend over $450 out of pocket per year on classroom materials for which they are not reimbursed. This is a service we are very passionate about, knowing the need for classroom materials are so universal for all schoolteachers.

Take Free Classroom Supplies

The Free Store is a space for teachers to pick up free materials for their classrooms! You’ll find office supplies, organizers, art supplies, resource kits, learning aids, manipulatives, and more, everything you need for your classroom or virtual classroom. These materials were provided by in-kind donations from individuals and local businesses.

Use our Free Poster Printer, Laminator, and Cricut

The Copy/Print Center is a free resource available to teachers who wish to make copies for their classrooms. We have a full-sized printer, a poster printer, a laminator, and a Cricut die-cutting machine available, completely free of charge.

Stop By The Teacher Cafe

The Teacher Café is a resource for teachers to grab a coffee and check out our Science Resource Library, where we have over 300 books that teachers can utilize in their classrooms. Book topics include classroom management, coaching, NGSS pedagogy, cross-cutting concepts, individual lesson activities, teacher preparation, and many more. Teachers can rent a computer and work on their lesson plans in the comfort of this third space away from their students.