Teachers: Disney Wants to Send YOU on a Magical All-Expense Paid Weekend!

Disney teacher contest

Teachers are some of the hardest working people we know. They show up day in and day out through often impossible cumstances to teach our children and often pay for supplies out of their own pockets. Teachers are truly a treasure that deserve way more recognition than they get.

Disney teacher contest

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That is why we are so excited to let you guys know about an incredible opportunity from Disney for teachers only! Money is tight and travel isn’t cheap so Disneyland Resort is going to fly 100 teachers to Disneyland during Teacher Appreciation Week this May! This is similar to the 50th anniversary celebration contest that Walt Disney World Resort held in 2021. To be one of the 100 teachers selected, you must submit an essay to Disney Creative Campus detailing how your creativity inspires your students. The 100 winners will receive four-day, three-night stay at Disneyland Resort to experience (including lodging and airfare) to experience the Disney100 celebration as well as an inside look into Disney Imagination Campus workshops and offerings.

Disney teacher contest

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According to Disney, “This exciting weekend is full of once-in-a-lifetime moments that will inspire teachers’ creativity while celebrating their amazing accomplishments. Winners will be honored with an inspiring keynote speech and will get to experience our reimagined Disney Imagination Campus workshops reflecting curriculum in Science & Technology, Arts & Humanities, Leadership & Innovation and Performing Arts. And, of course, they will experience all the magic of the Disney100 celebration at the Disneyland Resort through surprise special moments and amazing new experiences!”

The Disney100 excitement doesn’t stop there. 100 more teachers will receive a $100 Disney gift card to help bring imagination to classrooms and unlock the magic of learning.

Essays are being accepted now through February 11, 2023. Winners will be contacted directly. To enter follow these 3 easy steps:

To qualify you must be an elementary, middle, and high school teacher employed in a public or private school within the United States and be 21 or older. Homeschool and Early Learning teachers, College Educators and Support Staff/ Admin are not eligible for this contest.


About Jill Bivins

Jill Bivins has been visiting Disney Parks since she was 2 years old and loves sharing her Disney adventures with the world. She likes to say Disney is in her blood and writing is in her bones — so any time she has the opportunity to combine these loves she is one happy camper! She has a deep abiding love for Epcot and as a die hard Star Wars fan has a serious love for Hollywood Studios as well. When she isn't exploring or writing about Disney Parks, Jill is homeschooling her 8 year old son, playing with her brand new baby son, or pretending to be a farmer on her family homestead (despite being unable to keep even a cactus alive). Find Jill on Instagram @minnieonmain.