Tampa educators to sell supplies at MOSI - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken News, Weather, Sports

Tampa educators to sell supplies at MOSI

Posted: Updated:
TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -

Teacher supplies can be very expensive. Ask any teacher they will tell you it's true. A couple of local educators are doing their best to help cut the cost for the tools teachers use in the classroom.

Adrianne Wilson, a peer educator with Hillsborough County, Latoya Desamour and elementary school teacher, opened an online store called Twice As Nice, The Educational Consignment.

It's a website where teachers can purchase new and used educational resources like books, games and other tools at a smaller cost than retail.

"Everything is marked down from 50-80% off the retail value," Wilson said.

The educational consignment shop is not just for traditional classroom teachers.  Parents who are home school educators, as well as tutors and after school educators, can get what they need without spending a fortune

"It's helping college graduates, stay at home moms, home school moms, tutoring groups to be able to get access to these very good quality items at a fraction of the price," Desamour said.

Twice As Nice, The Educational Consignment is sponsoring an event this Sunday at the Museum of Science and Industry called Teachers Helping Teachers Big Sale. It starts at 9:30 a.m. Sunday May 19 and goes until 5 p.m.

Educators can come to buy resources and sell some of their classroom wares to other educators on consignment.

If you'd like to consign some of the items you have, you need to register first with Twice As Nice Educational Consignment. Click the link below to do that.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Girl, 9, hit by plane on Venice beach dies from injuries

    Girl, 9, hit by plane on Venice beach dies from injuries

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:49:39 GMT
    Ommy Irizarry with daughter Oceana - Courtesy InstagramOmmy Irizarry with daughter Oceana - Courtesy Instagram
    9-year-old Oceana Irizzary, who was critically injured in the plane crash off Caspersen Beach in Venice on Sunday afternoon, has died.
    9-year-old Oceana Irizzary, who was critically injured in the plane crash off Caspersen Beach in Venice on Sunday afternoon, has died.
  • Florida's Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 1-3, 2014

    Florida's Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 1-3, 2014

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:46:28 GMT
    WFLA.com file photoWFLA.com file photo
    Are you ready for the new school year? Florida's annual Back to School Sales Tax Holiday can save you plenty of money. The sale starts at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 1 and ends at midnight on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. Here's everything you need to know.
    Are you ready for the new school year? Florida's annual Back to School Sales Tax Holiday can save you plenty of money. The sale starts at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 1 and ends at midnight on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. Here's everything you need to know.
  • Sedan crashes with truck, semi on I-4, closes lanes in morning

    Sedan crashes with truck, semi on I-4, closes lanes in morning

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:11:31 GMT
    A driver lost control of the car changing lanes on Interstate 4 between a box truck and a semi tractor trailer, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said. Multiple lanes were closed on the interstate Tuesday morning after that crash.
    A driver lost control of the car changing lanes on Interstate 4 between a box truck and a semi tractor trailer, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said. Multiple lanes were closed on the interstate Tuesday morning after that crash.
Powered by WorldNow

1336 Augusta West Parkway
Augusta, GA 30909

Telephone: 706.722.6664
Email: talkback6@wjbf.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.