Outstanding Teacher to Be Awarded All-New Classroom Furniture and Decor to Jumpstart the 2021-2022 School Year
BOSTON, Mass. – March 30, 2021 –Wayfair (NYSE:W), one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home, today announced that its business program, Wayfair Professional, is accepting nominations to the third annual “Dream Classroom Giveaway.” The contest will award all-new classroom furniture and decor to one exemplary teacher in the United States, helping them welcome back their students for the 2021-2022 school year. A winner will be selected based on nominations from teachers, colleagues, administrators, students and families, or anyone in the surrounding community who wants to recognize the incredible work of a local teacher. Beginning today and running through April 13, 2021, nominations can be submitted through the contest website.
“As educators optimistically plan for the safe return to their classrooms and a more routine school year, we want to take this opportunity to recognize and reward another outstanding teacher for their tireless work and commitment,” said Margaret Lawrence, Vice President of Wayfair Professional. “The many challenges of the past year have further illustrated the dedication teachers have to their students’ education and future. Through the Dream Classroom Giveaway, we hope to create the best possible space for students, inclusive of new furnishings, storage, and supplies that will enhance their learning environment.”
Select classroom furniture and products will be supplied to the winning teacher from a curated list of items generously provided by leading education manufacturers, including:
“From student desks that can be arranged in group or solo configurations, to soft seating, storage cabinets, bookshelves, and more, we’re excited to offer this year’s winner the classroom upgrade they both need and deserve,” continued Lawrence. “The winning teacher will work closely with Wayfair Professional’s classroom experts and leading education industry partners to design a space that’s conducive to both their teaching style and students’ needs.”
The winning teacher of the 2021 Wayfair Professional Dream Classroom Giveaway will be carefully selected based on the following criteria:
- Clear articulation of the teacher’s impact on a specific student, class, or the community.
- A unique teaching approach or style with supporting examples of how it engages and develops students.
- Details on how an upgraded classroom will impact student learning, engagement, or otherwise positively impact the students who utilize it.
Wayfair Professional will notify the winner of the Dream Classroom Giveaway by May 31, 2021. The winning teacher’s classroom will be updated as early as possible in the 2021-2022 school year and the winner will be announced publicly around the same time.
Educators, administrators, and teachers looking for more information on Wayfair Professional and to sign up for a free membership go to: WayfairPro.com
About Wayfair Professional
Wayfair Professional believes in helping businesses make good spaces great. Delivering optimum value and convenience through personalized tools and services, the Wayfair Professional program provides business customers a broad range of membership privileges to help build the perfect spaces – no matter the size or industry. The program offers members an expansive selection of products and exclusive savings across thousands of top brands as well as customizable shipping, easy invoicing, dedicated service and more. Wayfair Professional generated approximately $1.5 billion in net revenue for full year 2020.
To enjoy this specialized business shopping experience across Wayfair’s family of retail brands including AllModern, Birch Lane, Joss & Main and Perigold, visit www.wayfairprofessional.com.
Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 22 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes – from product discovery to final delivery.
The Wayfair family of sites includes:
- Wayfair - Everything home for every budget.
- Joss & Main - Stylish designs to discover daily.
- AllModern - The best of modern, priced for real life.
- Birch Lane - Classic home. Comfortable cost.
- Perigold - The widest-ever selection of luxury home furnishings.
Wayfair generated $14.1 billion in net revenue for full year 2020. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, Wayfair employs more than 16,000 people.