Celebrating the most innovative teachers on February 28!

Fast Company just named DonorsChoose.org one of 2019’s Most Innovative Companies — so we’re celebrating the world’s most innovative teachers!

How is my profile photo different from my classroom photo?

To help donors know what your classroom is all about, you have two photos which can appear on your projects: your classroom photo and your profile photo.

Not quite sure how they're different? Here's some information to help out!

Your classroom photo...

Your profile photo...

  • is recommended, but not required.
  • appears as a small icon on all of your activity around the site.
  • features your smiling, professional face.
  • should follow our profile photo guidelines.

Want to see how that will appear on your projects? Check out these examples:

Ms. Dinkel chose a photo of her band students before a performance for her classroom photo, and a photo of her smiling face for her profile photo. Here's how that appeared on her new project:

Mr. Armstead showed his ROTC students for his classroom photo and took a picture of himself for his profile photo. Here's how that appeared on his project:

Looking sharp, you two!