Axalta Coating Systems and the Philadelphia Eagles Seek Remarkable Teachers

Axalta All-Pro Teachers program recognizes 6th
through 12
th grade teachers for educational
drive, innovative use of technology, and community commitment in schools
across the Delaware Valley

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Philadelphia Eagles and Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a
leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, have partnered to
recognize exceptional middle school and secondary school teachers
specializing in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)
education across the region in the 2nd Annual Axalta All-Pro
Teachers program. Ten teachers will receive special recognition for
their educational drive, innovative use of technology, and community
commitment inside and outside of their classrooms. A call for
nominations is now open at

A teacher may be nominated by current or former principals, co-workers,
students, parents of students, or school district staff members. A
selection committee will review nominations based on three key criteria:
1) educational drive to help students and colleagues excel; 2)
innovative use of technology and STEM programming in the classroom, and
3) a commitment to students’ lives outside of the classroom and in the
community. Each of the 10 Axalta All-Pro Teachers will receive a $1,000
donation to his/her school for supplies and resources, a personalized
replica Eagles jersey and football, four tickets to an Eagles home game
with parking and an invitation for four guests to attend the Axalta
All-Pro Teachers Awards Ceremony later this year. One of the 10 teachers
will also be selected as the Axalta All-Pro Teacher of the Year and will
receive an additional $10,000 donation to his/her school, an
Eagles-themed school pep rally for the entire student body, and a travel

“We view teachers as critical partners because of their integral role in
inspiring students to dream big and fulfill their potential,” said
Charlie Shaver, Axalta’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “As a
company celebrating its 150 year legacy in our industry, we understand
the importance of leadership and know that teachers have the unique
power to turn great students into great leaders. In that spirit, it is a
pleasure to continue our partnership with the Philadelphia Eagles to
reward teachers and celebrate them throughout the Delaware Valley.”

“As we know, teachers work to inspire and motivate their students to
reach their full potential every day,” said Eagles President Don
Smolenski. “We are proud to once again partner with Axalta on a program
that pays tribute to their exceptional commitment to students throughout

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About Axalta Coating Systems – Celebrating 150 Years in the Coatings

Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and
providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable
solutions. From light OEM vehicles, automotive refinish and commercial
vehicles to electric motors, building and pipelines, Axalta’s coatings
are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable
materials to last longer. With 150 years of experience in the coatings
industry, the more than 12,800 people of Axalta continue to find ways to
serve the more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day
with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. Axalta is
proud to call Philadelphia home to its corporate headquarters. For more
information on Axalta, please visit
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