Off-Campus Field Trip

Provider: tervis

Contact: Blanca Diaz

Starting cost per student: $0

Additional Info:

Max. Capacity: 25

Transportation Needed?  Yes

Who Arranges Transportation? Other (see description)

Is Financial Assistance Offered?  No


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“We have a long history that has rooted us and grounded us in our values.
That’s a phenomenal building block to expand into the future and to be innovative!”
~ Rogan Donelly, President           


             “tervis Animates Their Tumblers Using QR (Quick Response) Coding!”

A QR code is trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode) and is a machine-readable optical label that contains information about the item to which it is attached (Wikipedia).


“tervis Combines Technology with Licensing!”

Licensing involves sales and marketing. A licensing agreement authorizes a company which markets a product or service (a licensee) to lease or rent a brand from a brand owner (NFL, Disney, Marvel, etc.) who operates a licensing program.


Learn how tervis has perfected the art of creating insulated tumblers, bowls, wine glasses, and other expressive products. As you tour the facility… 

  • hear about the history
  • learn about the company
  • experience how tervis tumblers are assembled
  • understand what career pathways these craftsmen have taken to make them who they are today!


“tervis is in a unique position. It is large enough that it can advance…

but it is also small enough that it can do it more nimbly than larger corporations.” ~ M. Allen, tervis Board of Directors)



Field trips provide active learning that reinforce classroom experiences; expose students to real-world workplace environments; and allow explorations of career options. Experiential field trips give students knowledge of their interest and career aspirations, and how they see the world. Relevance is a key! Understanding the connections between what is being taught and career aspirations are essential to both increased student achievement as well as to the development of a trained community-based workforce. For example, when students observe digital designers using QR codes to animate the tumblers, then they understand the need to combine art with higher level programming courses. When teachers, students, and parents can assess meaningful connections and transfer that knowledge from class to real world, everyone benefits.

THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF SARASOTA COUNTY is serving as the coordinating organization for the EdExploreSRQ Interactive (or Experiential) Career Series. 


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