10th Anniversary Gala | March 22, 2017

 

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10th Anniversary Gala Benefit

Benefiting the Global Teachers Institute’s teacher development programs in South Africa and the United States

St. Regis Hotel
125 3rd Street, San Francisco
Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Join us for an elegant evening to celebrate our tenth year of working to improve teacher development through high-quality, professional instructional and leadership training in South Africa and the U.S., and highlighting our work to transform children’s lives by improving education quality.

We are taking Corporate, Host Committee, and Underwriting Commitments now. Please download the Sponsorship Form or contact amy@teachwithafrica.org.

Through donors like you, Teach With Africa raises funds for the recruitment and placement of experienced educators to share professional development training and educational leadership initiatives through our Global Teachers Institute programs that benefit schools in South Africa and the U.S. Since 2007, we have engaged more than 3,500 teachers and served more than 125,000 children, increasing our scope of service year over year.

Sponsorship commitments received by March 10th will be listed in the printed program

UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES
(Please choose from the dropdown menu)


WINE IN-KIND DONATION

We are seeking donations of a total of 25 cases of wine (red, white, and sparkling) for our cocktail hour and dinner beverage service at the event. Please email amy@teachwithafrica.org, if you have contacts with wineries or beverage distributors that may be interested in this charitable opportunity.

>Download the 2017 Gala Support Options Form
>Download the TWA 10th Annual Gala Invitation
>Download the Gala Dinner Menu  

Sponsorship & Host Committee Commitment 

Gala sponsorships and individual tickets can be purchased by completing this form and returning to TWA by mail or email. Online purchases can be made by credit card using the menu of buttons presented below. 

 

2 Tables of 10 with premier seating; mention in all press & media; prominent logo in gala program & presentation, TWA newsletter, website, prominent event signage; distribution of sponsor printed materials to all guests; 2 Teacher Fellowship Scholarships named after sponsor. 

(Multiple) Table for 10 with premier seating; mention in all press & media; prominent logo in gala program & presentation, TWA newsletter, website, prominent event signage; distribution of sponsor printed materials to all guests; 1 Teacher Fellowship Scholarship named after sponsor. 

Table for 10 with premier seating; logo on gala program & presentation, TWA newsletter, website; prominent event signage

Table for 10; mention on gala program, TWA newsletter, website; event signage

Table for 10; mention on gala program, TWA newsletter, website; event signage
 
Attendance for 2; mention on gala program, TWA newsletter, website

Gala ticket. Note: No more gala tickets are avaible online, but you can still get them at the door for $295.
– or –
Sponsor attendance of an educator

 
I can’t make it, but I would like to donate 

Honored Guests


Dr. Jonathan Jansen

Former Vice-Chancellor University of the Free State, South Africa
Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
President, South African Institute of Race Relations

Talifhani Booi Mbelengwa
Consul (Political) South Africa Consulate, Los Angeles

John Gilmour
Founder and Executive Director
LEAP Science and Maths Schools, Global Teachers Institute, South Africa

Co-Chairs
Lauren and Andrew Kowal


Host Committee

Martha & Michael Adler
Barbara Blasdel & Gene Alexander
Bama Rucker & Scott Bergren
Butler Construction
Shirley Chen & Jeff Chow
Sylvia Mestayer-Collins & Dr. Edward Collins
Jane Weil & Ric Fink
Maureen Murphy & Joel Fruchtman
Dr. & Mrs. William Goodson
Jennifer & Sean Jeffries
Dr. Rob Kahn
Candis Cousins & Bruce Kerns
Cathy & Paul Robeck
Lori Silverstein
Harriet Wolfe, MD

Founders

Marjorie and Larry Schlenoff

Event Chair and Senior Advisor

Amy Schoew

Board of Directors

Marjorie Schlenoff, Founder and President
Larry Schlenoff, Founder and Treasurer
Michael Adler
Dr. Edward Collins
John Gilmour
Colleen Green
Dr. Rob Kahn
Andrew Kowal