Only a few hours left to Speak Up!

Speak Up closes today!

Today is your last chance to take the Speak Up survey! You have until 11:59pm PT tonight to take the survey and pass it on to your friends, family, colleagues, and anyone who wants to make an impact on the future of education! We’ve had a fantastic survey period this year withover 500,000 surveys submitted so far, so let’s keep the momentum going until the last minute of Speak Up!
Quick links:

▪ Updated survey counts and participation numbers: Our final update before we close the survey tonight!
▪ Speak Up America: The results are in – see who won our photo/video challenge!
▪ Happy holidays from the Project Tomorrow Team! Our office will be closed through January 4th – have a wonderful break!

Please be sure to take the survey before 11:59pm PT TONIGHT! If you’ve already taken the survey, spread the word to your network of friends and family! Word of mouth is always the best promotion – help us expand our reach!
Click here to take the survey and pass it on.
Happy reading! Feel free to share your thoughts with us on FacebookTwitter, and our Blog.

-The Project Tomorrow team


Updated Survey Counts and Participation

Survey counts as of December 18th:

501,024 (and counting!) overall surveys taken.
Students: 413,958
Teachers: 39,448
Administrators: 4,441
Parents: 36,620
Community Members: 6,557

Top 5 States based on Total Surveys*

▪ Indiana (101,303 surveys)
▪ Texas (76,272 surveys)
▪ Maryland (47,929 surveys)
▪ California (41,568 surveys)
▪ Alabama (34,115 surveys)

Top 10 Districts Overall based on total surveys*

▪ Klein ISD, TX
▪ Baltimore County Public Schools, MD
▪ Brevard County School District, FL
▪ Weslaco ISD, TX
▪ El Paso ISD, TX
▪ Fairfax County Public Schools, VA
▪ Shelby County School District, AL
▪ Baltimore City Public School System, MD
▪ Albemarle County Public Schools, VA
▪ Elkhart Community Schools, IN

Top 10 Schools Overall based on total surveys*

▪ Klein Oak High School, Klein ISD, TX
▪ Klein Forest High School, Klein ISD, TX
▪ Arrowhead High, Arrowhead UHS School District, WI
▪ San Marcos High School, San Marcos Unified, CA
▪ San Elijo Middle School, San Marcos Unified, CA
▪ Klein Collins High School, Klein ISD, TX
▪ Andress High School, El Paso ISD, TX
▪ Hawthorne High, Centinela Valley Union High School District, CA
▪ Weslaco High School, Weslaco ISD, TX
▪ Albemarle High, Albemarle County Public Schools, VA

*As of December 17, 2015 at 3:30PM PT

Speak Up America Results

With 35 #SpeakUpSnapshot and #VoicesofSpeakUp entries this year, it was hard to pick our top five winning submissions! Congratulations to the following schools/districts for winning our 2015 photo/video challenge – and a huge thanks to all of the schools and districts who submitted pictures and videos of their students speaking up!
We are also excited to announce the recipients of our Speak Up America Book Giveaway! Thanks to all who submitted their names into our drawing – check out the winners below:

Photo Challenge Winners

▪ Irvington Community Elementary School, IN
▪ Howe Public Schools, OK
▪ Andress High School, El Paso ISD, TX

Andress HS  El Paso ISD  TX 2
Howe Public Schools  OK
Irvington Community Elem  Irvington  IN

Speak Up America Book Giveaway

Flip Your Classroom by Bergmann and Sams (donated by Arfstrom Consulting)
Winner: Margaret Thompson from Moore County Schools, NC
Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis by Robert Putnam (donated by Arfstrom Consulting)
Winner: Lori Oren from Bulloch County Schools, GA
Real Women, Real Leaders: Surviving and Succeeding in the Business World by Kathleen Hurley (donated by Girls Thinking Global)
Winners: Shannon Bosley from Diocese of Covington, KY and Kelly Berenda from Community Schools of Frankfort, IN

Happy Holidays from the Project Tomorrow Team!

We hope you all have a wonderful holiday break and a happy new year! Our office will be closed for the holiday season and will reopen on January 4, 2016. See you in the new year!
Thank you for your interest and continued support of Speak Up! Be sure to stay updated on all things Speak Up by following us on FacebookTwitterInstagramand our Blog.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact our Speak Up Operations Manager, Jenny Hostert, at or via phone at (949) 609-4660 ext. 17.
Many thanks to our sponsors and partners for the support of Speak Up: Blackboard, Inc., BrainPOP, CDW, DreamBox Learning, Fuel Education, Qualcomm Wireless Reach, Rosetta Stone, Scholastic Education, American Association of School Administrators, Consortium for School Networking, CUE, Digital Learning Day, iNACOL, International Society for Technology in Education, National School Boards Association, National School Public Relations Association, National Science Teachers Association, National Secondary School Principals Association, State Education Technology Directors’ Association and TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association).

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