Siemens Discovery Education – Possibility Grant – Win winning entries and A random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Term (regardless of Title I status) to select (2) potential Grand Prize-winning entries

1. ELIGIBILITY: The Possibility Grant Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is a trade sweepstakes offered only in the
fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (collectively, “U.S.”) and open only to legal U.S. residents
who are 18 years of age and older and who are employed both, during the Term of the Sweepstakes and
when the prize is awarded, as a full-time or part-time teacher who provides direct instruction to students in any
grade from Kindergarten through Grade 12, at an eligible school. An eligible school is defined as a school
located within the U.S. that: [a] is organized and primarily operated for educational purposes; [b] contains any
class with students in Kindergarten through Grade 12; and [c] is listed as a public school by the National
Center for Educational Statistics at Note that certain grants offered in
the Sweepstakes are reserved for eligible schools which further qualify for the Title I Schoolwide Program
and/or the Title I Targeted Assistance Program*; see Section 4 below for prize descriptions. Employees of
Discovery Education, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its promotional partner Siemens Foundation, Siemens Corporation,
their direct and indirect respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies,
Promotion Mechanics, Inc. (“Sweepstakes Administrator”), and the immediate family members (spouses and
parents, children and siblings and their spouses, regardless of where they live) or members of the same
households (whether related or not) of such individuals (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible.
Further, any school which has received a Siemens Possibility Grant prize in the past is not eligible to
claim a prize in this Sweepstakes. Eligibility may be verified by Sponsor at any time. Any determinations of
eligibility will be made by the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
Eligible teachers who enter the Sweepstakes will be deemed to have entered as employees of their
respective schools. Thus, these rules are binding upon both you, as a teacher and employee of your
school, and your respective school. Therefore, by entering into the Sweepstakes, you represent and
warrant that your school has full knowledge of your actions and has consented to your entry,
including your potential receipt of the prize described below, and that your participation in the
Sweepstakes does not violate any school or district policies with which you and the school are
required to comply. The Releasees (as defined in Section 8 below) hereby disclaim any and all liability
or responsibility for disputes arising between an employee and their employer related to this
2. TERM: The Sweepstakes begins at 5:00:00 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on January 28, 2022 and ends at 5:00:00
PM ET on April 22, 2022 (the “Term”).
3. TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Visit the Sweepstakes page at and
access the Sweepstakes entry form. Complete the entry form by providing all requested entry information,
including your name, address, school in which you teach, grade(s) or class(es) taught, and contact
information. All entries must be received by Sponsor’s server by 5:00:00 PM ET on April 22, 2022. Limit one
(1) entry per person/email address, per day. For the avoidance of doubt, you may only enter on behalf of the
school where you are employed, which must be an eligible school as defined in Section 1 above. As part of the
entry process, entrants will be required to state whether the associated school qualifies for the Title I
Schoolwide Program and/or the Title I Targeted Assistance Program. If an entrant does not state that the
associated eligible school qualifies for Title I Schoolwide Program and/or the Title I Targeted Assistance
Program, the applicable entry will not be included in the drawing for the Grant Prizes reserved for Title I
schools. Entrants are encouraged to double check with their school administration to be certain of their
school’s Title I status. Proof of Title 1 status will be required for eligible schools claiming one of the Grant
Prizes reserved for Title I schools, as further detailed in Section below.
4. RANDOM DRAWING AND PRIZE DESCRIPTION: On or about April 29, 2022, the Sweepstakes
Administrator, an independent judging organization, will conduct two random drawings, as follows:
a. A random drawing from among the eligible entries received during the Term which are associated with
schools which qualify for the Title I Schoolwide Program and/or the Title I Targeted Assistance
Program, to select three (3) potential Grand Prize-winning entries; and
b. A random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Term (regardless of Title I
status), to select two (2) potential Grand Prize-winning entries.
Each Grand Prize will consist of a $5,000 Siemens Possibility Grant awarded in the form of a check made
payable to the school employing the selected teacher/entrant, and intended to be used by the school for a
science lab makeover and/or STEM-related equipment, supplies, or technology. In the case of a dispute over
which school is associated with a particular entry, Sponsor reserves the right to designate a school in its sole
discretion. Among other conditions detailed in these rules, the granting of any prize will be subject to all
applicable laws, rules and regulations and the approval of any applicable school and/or governmental agency,
as well as the acceptance by the applicable school and/or governmental agency of Sponsor’s requirements
and conditions in connection with the award and execution of the prize.
5. WINNER NOTIFICATION AND VERIFICATION: Following the random drawings, each potential winning
school will be notified by phone and/or email (where such phone or email information and contact name will be
obtained from the school’s publicly available contact information posted to the internet), to verify the school’s
eligibility and ability to accept the prize. The teacher associated with a winning entry will be notified by email,
phone, postal mail and/or express mail at Sponsor’s sole discretion, following confirmation of the school’s
eligibility and ability to accept the prize. If a potential winning school and/or the associated teacher do not
respond to a notification attempt by the time period specified therein, then the applicable potential winning
school may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion, and an alternate potential winning school will be
selected at random from among the remaining applicable eligible entries received during the Term. With
respect to notification by telephone, such notification will be deemed given when the notified party engages in
a live conversation with Sponsor or when a message is left on the notified party’s voicemail service or
answering machine by the Sponsor, whichever occurs first. Except where prohibited by law, Sponsor reserves
the right to require a potential winning teacher, as well as an authorized representative of a potential winning
school, to sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release, and provide proof of
the school’s Title I status (if applicable) and tax-exempt designation, along with any additional information that
may be required by Sponsor to fulfill prize(s). Further, except where prohibited by law, Sponsor reserves the
right to require each potential winning teacher to provide a photograph of him/herself with students from
his/her class (including only students who wish to appear in such a photo, and who have permission from their
parent or legal guardian), which must be returned along with a Publicity Release from the parent or legal
guardian of each student appearing in the photograph. Sponsor further reserves the right to require a potential
winning school to provide a description and budget for its proposed use of the grant funds, which will require
Sponsor’s approval prior to issuance of the grant check. If required, a potential winning teacher and school
must return any required documents and materials within the time period specified in the accompanying
notification correspondence, or the applicable school will be deemed to have forfeited the prize and another
potential winner to replace the forfeited winner will be selected at random from among the remaining
applicable eligible entries received during the Term.
6. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Limit one prize per school. Taxes on prizes and all expenses related to acceptance
and use of the prizes not otherwise specified are the sole responsibility of the prize recipients. Prizes cannot
be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash or any other consideration except at Sponsor’s sole
discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value
if a prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. Schools that are involved (at the time of the random
drawing, winner verification, and/or prize award) in discussions with Sponsor for new/additional Sponsor
services are not eligible to claim a prize in this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning will be determined by the
number of eligible entries received. In the event that Sponsor believes that the potential award of any prize (or
portion thereof) to a particular school, educator or other public employee may violate any law, rule, or
regulation, the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to: [a] award the prize instead to the PTA/PTO
or similar organization affiliated with the applicable school/educator/employee, as determined by Sponsor in its
sole discretion; [b] award the prize instead to a non-profit organization selected by the applicable
school/educator/employee (subject to approval by Sponsor in its sole discretion); or [c] to award the prize to an
alternate winner selected using the remaining applicable eligible entries via the means of winner determination
described herein, pending verification of eligibility. In either preceding case [a] or [b], the organization receiving
the prize element must agree to use the prize element in a manner which matches (as closely as possible) the
intended use of the applicable prize element as described above.
7. PERSONAL INFORMATION: Please note that by entering this Sweepstakes and by checking the “opt-in”
boxes on the entry form for this promotion, you are [a] agreeing that the Sponsor may share your entry
information (including your name, address, email address, etc.) with our promotional partners and other third
parties; and [b] granting the Sponsor, our promotional partners and other third parties with which we choose to
share your information, permission to contact you about our upcoming shows, promotions or for other reasons.
You can enter this Sweepstakes but keep your entry information private by not checking the “opt-in” boxes on
the entry form. Information submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes will be treated in accordance with
these Official Rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (as may be amended from time to time), located at; provided, that in the event of any conflict between these
Official Rules and such Privacy Policy, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail.
8. RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants and prize recipients agree [a] to these rules and
decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final in all respects relating to this Sweepstakes; and [b] to
release, discharge and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and Discovery, Inc., together with their
respective employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents (aforementioned organizations and
individuals collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind,
known or unknown, resulting from their participating in the Sweepstakes or their acceptance, use or misuse of
a prize including, without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage, and claims based on publicity
rights, copyright, trademark, defamation or invasion of privacy. In addition, Releasees are not responsible for
and shall not be liable for [a] electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer
malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, server malfunction or by any
human error which may occur in the processing of entries; [b] failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer
transmissions; [c] lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete entries or postage-due mail; or [d] any condition
caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the promotion to be disrupted or
9. RIGHTS IN ENTRY MATERIALS AND PUBLICITY: Entrants and prize recipients agree, by participating in the
Sweepstakes, to irrevocably and unconditionally assign to Sponsor and Siemens Foundation use of entrant’s
name, school, city and state and/or photograph for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional
purposes without compensation (unless prohibited by law) and without prior approval or inspection, and agree
to execute documentation for specific consent to such use if asked to do so.
10. RIGHT TO CANCEL: Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website, who
provide false or fraudulent information in their entry or otherwise engage in fraudulent conduct, or who are in
violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries
will be void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus,
worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor,
corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor
reserves the right to: [a] suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes; [b] limit entry to the eligible, non-
suspect entries submitted prior to the action taken; and/or [c] to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed
fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
11. DISPUTES/GOVERNING LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant and prize recipient hereby agrees by
participating that: [a] any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with, the
Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without
resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Maryland; ([b]
any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs
associated with entering this Sweepstakes and in no event will an entrant or prize recipient be permitted to
obtain attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; [c] under no circumstances will an entrant or prize recipient be
permitted to obtain awards for (and each entrant and prize recipient hereby waives all rights to claim) punitive,
incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses,
and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; and [d] an entrant or prize recipient’s
remedies are limited to a claim for money damages (if any) and each entrant and prize recipient irrevocably
waives any right to seek injunctive or equitable relief. All issues and questions concerning the construction,
validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, the rights and obligations of entrants and prize
recipients, or the rights and obligations of the Releasees in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed
by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maryland, without giving effect to any choice of
law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Maryland or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the
application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Maryland.
12. WINNER LIST: To receive a winner list, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by June 30,
2022 to: Possibility Grant Sweepstakes Winner List, PMI Station, PO Box 750, Southbury, CT 06488-0750.
13. SPONSOR: Discovery Education, Inc., 4350 Congress Street, Suite 700, Charlotte, NC 28209.
14. SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR: Promotion Mechanics, Inc., 87 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470.
©2021 Discovery Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
*Title I Schoolwide Program schools are schools with percentages of low-income students of at least 40
percent as defined by the US Department of Education. Title I is designed to help students served by the
program to achieve proficiency on challenging State academic achievement standards. Title I schools with
percentages of low-income students of at least 40 percent may use Title I funds, along with other Federal,
State, and local funds, to operate a “schoolwide program” to upgrade the instructional program for the whole
school. Title I schools with less than 40 percent low income students or that choose not to operate a
schoolwide program offer a “targeted assistance program” in which the school identifies students who are
failing, or most at risk of failing, to meet the State’s challenging academic achievement standards. Targeted
assistance schools design, in consultation with parents, staff, and district staff, an instructional program to
meet the needs of those students. Both schoolwide and targeted assistance programs must use instructional
strategies based on scientifically based research and implement parental involvement activities.