American Federation of Teachers Title I and Title I Eligible To Kill a Mockingbird Giveaway



Please read these rules before participating in the American Federation of Teachers Title I and Title I eligible To Kill a Mockingbird Promotion (the “Promotion”). You agree that, by submitting an entry, you will be bound by these Official Rules and you acknowledge that you satisfy all promotion eligibility requirements.

Eligibility. If you are a current American Federation of Teacher (AFT) Member and teach in a Title I or Title I eligible school, and you are a legal resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or the United States territories and are the older of 18 years of age or the legal age of majority in your state of residence at the time of entry, you are eligible to participate in the Promotion. The Department of Education defines Title I as “Title I, Part A (Title I) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA) provides financial assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.” We reserve the right to verify that all winners are legitimate AFT Member, and we reserve the right to select another winner if this condition is not met. Employees of the American Federation of Teachers or its affiliates, AFL-CIO and their immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren), advisors or advertising/promotion agencies (and their immediate family members) are not eligible to participate in the Promotion.


Promotion Period. The Promotion begins on October 18, 2019 at 12:00:01 a.m. (ET) and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. (ET) December 13, 2019 (the “Promotion Period”).

Entry Method. To participate in this promotion, you must, during the Promotion period, join the Share My Lesson First Book community and upload a lesson plan on To Kill a Mockingbird to the First Book community and/or answer one of the following questions in the discussion area on why you teach To Kill a Mockingbird, or what is your favorite book to teach and why.  

Lesson uploads will be considered five entries.

Comments will be considered one entry.

You may enter more than one time.

To be eligible for the Promotion, we must receive eligible entries by 11:59:59 p.m. (ET) on December 13, 2019.

Mailing List. By entering the Promotion, you consent to being placed on a mailing list for promotional and other materials from Share My Lesson. You can change your email communication preferences here: If you win, you will receive a one-time delivery from First Book with your promotion code allowing you to order the free books.

Other Promotions. Please note that we may be running similar promotion at the same time as this Promotion. By participating in this Promotion, you will not be eligible to receive any prize awarded in any other promotion unless you participate in each Promotion separately.

Prize. We will award a total of 100 class sets. Each class is limited to 30 books.

The total retail value of all prizes is [$180.00]. Each recipient will receive the books via mail.

Each winner will be: (a) responsible for paying all costs and expenses related to the prize that are not specifically mentioned, including, but not limited to, taxes, and any other expenses that might reasonably be incurred by a winner in receiving or using the prize; and (b) may be required to submit his/her social security number or tax payer ID number to Sponsor or its prize provider agency in order to claim the prize.

Prize Drawing. Random drawings will be held every two weeks for 25 winners during each drawing. Drawing dates will be on November 1, November 15, November 29, and December 13, 2019 from among all eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period. We will notify each potential winner by phone or e-mail within three (3) business days following each drawing, and each potential winner may be required to sign an Eligibility Statement and Release. We will select a ten alternative potential winners if any potential winner does not claim the prize within 72 hours of notification, or meet the eligibility criteria. The prizes will be awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Limit 1 prize per person for a total of [100] Promotion winners.

Odds of Winning. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period.

Additional Terms. We may, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and in our sole discretion, change these rules or cancel the Promotion at any time; or modify, terminate, or suspend the Promotion should viruses, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond our control corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Promotion or submission of entries. We are not responsible for: (a) lost, misdirected, late, postage due, incomplete, or unintelligible entries or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by you or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries; (b) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Promotion; (c) any error in the operation or transmission, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software, malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive any entry information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; or (d) injury or damage to your or any other computer resulting from downloading any materials in connection with the Promotion. We may, in our sole discretion, disqualify any individual found to be: (x) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or website; (y) acting in violation of these rules; or (z) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. If your entry is incomplete or if you use robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods, your entry will be void. The authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter the Promotion at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these rules in the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same e-mail account. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domains associated with the submitted e-mail addresses. No greater than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules will be awarded. If any technical errors occur in the selection of any potential prize winner or if more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes being awarded as provided in these Official Rules, we may award the prizes by random drawing from among all eligible claimants.

Miscellaneous. The Promotion is governed by the laws of the District of Columbia. The Promotion and all accompanying materials are © 2019 by the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO. All rights reserved. If you win a prize, you may not transfer, assign, or redeem the prize for cash. We may substitute a prize with a prize of equal or greater value. Each winner agrees (for himself or herself and his or her heirs) that, by accepting the prize, we, along with each of our respective affiliates and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”), will have no liability, and will be held harmless by the winner for any liability, loss, injury or damage to property or person, including death, and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize or participation in the Promotion, even if caused or contributed to by the negligence of any of the Released Parties. You agree that our decisions related to the Promotion and the random drawing are final. Each winner agrees that, by participating in the Promotion, we may use the winner’s name, image or likeness in any manner and in any medium for our promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law, and we may be required to disclose the winner’s address to state regulatory authorities.

Sponsor. The American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO (“we” or “us”), 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001                                                                                                 

Privacy Notice: All information submitted in connection with this Promotion will be treated in accordance with these Official Rules and Share My Lesson’s Privacy Notice