Allen Kay

Allen Kay, marketing consultant to TeachersCount
Allen is CEO of Korey Kay & Partners advertising and one of the most awarded Creative Directors in advertising. The agency gained its reputation by putting companies on the map. Virgin Atlantic Airways, Comedy Central and Celebrity Cruises are among them. Allen is a Graduate Board Member of the AdCouncil and AAAA (American Association of Advertising Agencies), where, when Chairman of their New York Board of Governors, he created the annual "Unthinkable Ideas" new media conference. Allen was a founding member of America's Promise—Colin Powell's alliance for youth, spent eleven years on the steering committee of ABNY (Association for a Better New York), is a Director of YES, Inc. (Youth Education through Sports), and is a member of the Advisory Board of PENCIL, an organization that works to improve New York City's public schools. Allen also served for many years as a consultant to the Marketing Board of the New York Philharmonic. The "Write Your Own Ticket" program was one of his many contributions.

Best of the Web: Teacher Clothing

Periodically we compile a list of the best of what the Internet has to offer to teachers—be that in the classroom or just in daily life. The current edition, “Teacher Clothing,” highlights the best teacher apparel websites the Internet has to offer. You'll find everything from professional attire for the classroom to novelty t-shirts geared toward teachers.

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Teacher Clothing

Teacher Shirts
Great shirts for teachers at a great price
J. Jill Classroom Style
J. Jill offers a 15% discount on full-priced purchases. Exclusively for teachers.
Ann Taylor Loft
Smart, dressy, to-the-point clothing brings professionalism to the classroom.
Banana Republic
Offering good quality, higher end items, this site has all of the staple clothing teachers need.
Café Press
Café Press has t-shirts and sweatshirts with funny slogans such as “I live for snow days” and “Iím an English teacher, you do the math.”
Choice Shirts
This site sells clothing apparel with positive messages that promote teaching and teachers. Their shirts make a good gift idea!
Fashion Bug
Womenís clothes in a variety of sizes are sold at Fashion Bug. Their promotions and sales, such as their “buy one article and get another one for $1”, are definitely worth checking out.
Homeroom Direct
Homeroom Direct sells laid-back jumpers and dresses and education-themed articles of clothing.
Jones New York
Jones New York sells classic apparel that is perfect for teachers.
Kohl’s is a good place to find everything from career wear to active wear to casual clothes to wear around the house. It also sells shoes and jewelry. Kohl’s items are all reasonably priced.
Public school teachers and other public service employees can become a member of this site to receive steep discounts on clothing brands such as Aventura and Horny Toad.
Old Navy
Old Navy offers stylish, low-priced clothes that are perfect for the classroom.
Teacher Clothing
Providing links to many different clothing websites, this site serves as a good starting point for targeted shopping.
Teacher Gifts features teacher-themed scarves, watches, lanyards and more.