Who is eligible to shop at Teacher Toolbox?

    1. All 2017-2018 classroom teachers in Shelby County Schools
    2. Grade-level or subject classroom teachers
    3. Art and Music teachers
    4. ESL teachers
    5. Sped teachers

 

Who does not qualify to shop at the Teacher Toolbox?

    1. Part-time Teachers
    2. Social Workers
    3. Resource Teachers
    4. Principals & Assistant Principals
    5. School Psychologists
    6. Speech Therapists/Pathologists
    7. Guidance Counselors
    8. Media Specialists
    9. Coaches
    10. Day Care Providers
    11. Custodial Staff
    12. Substitutes
    13. Bus Drivers
    14. Personnel who do not provide instruction to students all day, every day.

 

What form of identification do I need to qualify for shopping?

You will need your SCS picture identification.

 

What forms of payment do you take?

There is no payment required.  All items at Teacher Toolbox are FREE to eligible SCS teachers.

 

May I bring additional people to shop with me?

No. We respectfully request that you do not bring family, friends, colleagues, or children.

 

How often may I come?

Teachers can shop once per month.

 

Are there limits on any items or how much I can take?

Yes. There may be limits on items due to availability or fairness to all customers. These limits will be clearly noted when you make your appointment to shop and when you are at the store.

 

What kind of items will I find at Teacher Toolbox?

Our inventory changes seasonally. However, we try and focus on items that would benefit our members and educators in general.

 

What if I am looking for something special or in abundance?

If you are looking for something special or need an item in abundance please contact us, and we will do our best to locate those items and save them for you.

  

What are the instructions to get started shopping?

Steps to schedule appointment:

    1. Register for your user name and password at www.schoolseed.org and click on the Teacher Toolbox image
    2. After registering , you can schedule your appointment by clicking on “Schedule to Shop in Store”
    3. Once you are on the site, select an available date
    4. You will see “Our Shopping Guidelines”.  Click the box at the bottom to agree.
    5. The next page will verify your schedule shopping day and time.

 

What are the store hours of Teacher Toolbox?

3:30 pm to 6:00 pm | Monday through Thursday
9:30 am to Noon | Saturday
*Hours are subject to change without notice. 
*Teacher Toolbox observes the holiday and inclement weather schedule of Shelby County Schools. 

 

Who do I call if I have more questions?

Should you have any trouble or questions with scheduling, please contact Sam O’Bryant at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Contact Sally Baker, (901) 258-4775 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SchoolSeed strongly believes every child can succeed if given a strong foundation. We support quality programs that directly and positively impact student learning. We recruit volunteers, including parents, educators, business professionals and community members, to support the following goals:

  • Encourage community and business involvement in our public schools
  • Enhance academic excellence in our schools by providing funding not available through public sources
  • Expand learning opportunities for all of our children throughout the district
  • Stimulate creativity and innovation in our schools
  • Enrich our schools’ basic curriculum

Platinum Sponsorship- $10,000
Included in Title Sponsorship:

  • Sponsorship acknowledgement in the conference program booklet - 2 full page ads
  • Company recognition in all official district press releases and printed material regarding event
  • Three-minute video presentation during conference
  • Four vendor booths located in high-traffic areas - premium
  • Companyʼs logo on signage positioned prominently in event venue
  • Conference bag material placement

Gold Sponsorship-$5,000
Included in Gold Sponsorship:

  • Sponsorship acknowledgement in the conference program booklet - 1 full page ad/ 1 half page ad
  • Company recognition in all official district press releases and printed material regarding event
  • Two vendor booths located in high-traffic areas - premium
  • Conference bag material placement

Silver Sponsorship-$2,500
Included in Silver Sponsorship

  • Sponsorship acknowledgement in the conference program booklet - 1 full page ad
  • Company recognition in all official district press releases and printed material regarding event
  • One vendor booth located in high-traffic areas - premium
  • Conference bag material placement

Vendor Table

*All vendor tables will include one 6 ft. x 30 in. skirted table, two chairs, and a wastebasket. Sponsor is responsible for providing own equipment. Total booths available cost

  • Regular - $1,000.00
  • Premium - $1,200.00

Conference Bag Material Placement-$700

Every attendee will receive a MSTC conference bag with many valuable resources. This bag is a favoriteof all attendees. Your company can place a brochure, magazine, DVD or CD marketing your company.

*This item must be approved by the SchoolSeed Foundation staff.

Program Booklet Ads - Choose One

Each attendee will receive a program booklet in their conference bag. This is the official guide to this event and provides a complete overview of all sessions along with a list of all exhibitors, etc. Contact our staff for details.

*please check box below for desired ad space

  • Full Page Front Inside Cover (1) - $1,000
  • Full Page Back Cover (1) - $1,000
  • Full Page Color Ad (20) - $500
  • Half Page Color Ad (40) - $300
  • Quarter Page Color Ad (20) - $250
  • Conference Bag Material Placement Sponsor - $700

Deadline for ads & all monies to be submitted is Monday, June 1, 2015.

*All ads must be e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
*High resolution PDF format is preferred. TIFF, JPEG or EPS, 300 dpi, will also be accepted. Add total Amount based on your selection(s) here: $ 

Shelby County residents care about quality education, and public schools are the cornerstone of our community. SchoolSeed believes effective community support is necessary to provide the best educational opportunities for our youth. We work with individuals, community groups and businesses to ensure children will be provided with the high-quality education they deserve.