Last weekend I was able to attend an AMAZING So-Cal Teacher Blogger/TPT Meet-up! It was hosted by the lovely ladies, Aris , Caitlin , Holly , and Janice . These ladies are rock stars! They are teachers, entrepreneurs, bloggers, and TPT authors! They juggle it all amazingly and are so inspiring!
This event was at the swanky Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach. It was a beautiful evening! The sun was just starting to set and the fresh air from the beach was refreshing and delightful. I feel so lucky to live in So. Cal!
|The beautiful Manhattan Beach Pier!|
|The cute giveaway/raffle table!|
It was the perfect setting for mingling with amazingly talented, passionate, and dedicated teachers! Lots of collaboration was had, teaching stories exchanged, existing connections updated, and new friendships formed! It was a ton of fun!
|Me and my teacher bloggy bestie Courtney!|
|The fun and hilarious Jen catching up with sweet and happy Molly !|
The highlight of the event were the two Teacher Pay Teacher girl's Sam and Jillian that were there! Sam is the Social Media Community Developer and Jillian is the Events Specialist for TPT.
They traveled all the way from their home in New York (where there was currently a blizzard happening) for this meet-up and the bonus was that it was in a much warmer climate!
Sam and Jillian were so nice and down-to-earth and it was such a treat to meet them both! There are definitely a huge asset to Teachers Pay Teachers!
|How cute is Michelle with Sam and Jill from TPT?|
There was a fabulous raffle featuring items from the wonderful Erin Condren , Astrobrights , Sheila Jane Teaching , GoNoodle , TPT , Ellison , Sit Spots , and Etsy.
I won this fabulous die cut machine and a credit for die cuts from Ellison ! I am going to use it to make seasonal cards, themed booklets, and classroom decorations for my Fab Firsties!
To top off this already amazing event, everybody left with a great swag bag! Inside of the bag were a Go Noodle lanyard, Teachers Pay Teachers water bottle and a green notebook, Erin Condren notepads with the cutest motivational cards, and a package of brightly colored Astrobright papers.
I loved every minute of this meet-up and can't wait until the next one!