TeacherLists, the free digital, mobile-friendly supply list platform, is partnering with online newsletter creation tool Smore to expand its ability to share school supply lists with millions of parents before one of the most widely anticipated back-to-school seasons in recent memory.
The TeacherLists platform allows school districts, schools, and teachers to create or upload school supply lists quickly and easily and then share them with parents via their preferred communication channels. Thanks to this partnership, Smore users can now embed the list URLs directly into their interactive newsletters.
Smore’s analytics capabilities allows school staff to know precisely who’s opened the emails and the supply lists and who to follow up with, ensuring families know exactly what supplies their children need for the upcoming school year.
“Our partnership with Smore gives schools and teachers a seamless way to put back-to-school supply lists into the hands of school parents quickly and efficiently,” says Charles Field, CEO of School Family Media LLC, TeacherLists’ parent company. “After they create or upload a supply list to the TeacherLists platform, staff members who use Smore can digitally send the lists to school parents, thereby eliminating distribution headaches. Parents who prefer a touchless experience can purchase their supply lists online from one of our top national retail partners, or they can shop their list right from their phone in stores.”
“We’re happy to work with TeacherLists to provide more value to schools and teachers,” says Shlomi Atar, Smore CEO. “Through this partnership, Smore and TeacherLists enable educators to ensure parents and educators are kept in the loop about requisite school supplies, and that every student shows up to class with the items they need to excel.”
About TeacherLists and School Family Media LLC
Since its inception in 2012, TeacherLists has become the go-to site for parents buying school supplies. Today TeacherLists hosts more than 1 million supply lists and counting, making it the largest and most active tool available to teachers and parents.
As the back-to-school company, for 20+ years School Family Media has helped schools and families kick off back-to-school and have a successful year. TeacherLists and PTO Today, our nationally recognized platforms for school supplies and parent groups, sit at the center of the school community, connecting the world’s top brands with schools, teachers, volunteers, and parents to ensure that everyone can win back-to-school.
Smore empowers educators to communicate—quickly and easily. Millions of users across the world use Smore to share beautiful, interactive newsletters with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.