We host online events on a variety of topics that feature current corps members, alumni, staff, supporters, and employer and graduate school partners who share their experiences and answer your questions through a live chat.
Introduction to Teach For America and Alum Q&A
Join is for this session to learn more about the mission of Teach For America, the basics and logistics of the corps experience, and the application process. We will also share information about the Teach For America experience for those prospects who will be joining the corps out of graduate school or the professional world.
Extending Your Service: City Year Corps Members Joining Teach For America
Learn more about the mission of Teach For America, the basics and logistics of our corps experience, and the application process. This webinar is only open to City Year corps members and alums, and will discuss some of the specific benefits of applying to TFA from City Year (such as same-region placement) as well as application tips and Q&A. Corps members will also hear from a City Year alum who is currently teaching through TFA.
AAPI Communities, Educational Inequity, and the Opportunity for Change
This webinar will highlight the experiences of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, in particular, the model minority myth and its impacts. We'll link our AAPI identities and education through corps member and alumni stories. We'll also go over a brief overview of Teach For America and its mission and vision and a broader look at the AAPI Initiative.
Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in the Classroom
What do we need to do as educators and leaders to affirm LGBTQ kids and ensure that all of our students receive an excellent education in safe, inclusive school communities? Coinciding with National LGBT History Month, Teach For America’s nationwide LGBTQ Initiative will offer an informative, thought-provoking webinar about race, class, gender, and sexuality in the classroom. You’ll hear from TFA alumni panelists and engage in dialogue about what is at stake for our LGBTQ kids in low-income communities and how we can best enable promising futures.
Phi Sigma Pi "Teach For America Month" Kick-Off Call
This October marks the 5th annual Phi Sigma Pi ∙ Teach For America Month! Join us as we kick off this national competition to create innovative approaches to support and build awareness about Teach For America on your campus. PSP/TFA corps members and alumni will share their stories about how they're working to eliminate the opportunity gap and change lives both inside and outside of the classroom. Learn more about why PSP supports Teach For America as its national philanthropy, and challenge yourself to get involved and make a real difference for kids and communities. This webinar is recommended for members of Phi Sigma Pi only.
Increasing Your Competitive Advantage for Jumpstart Corps Members
Join us for a discussion featuring alums of Teach For America and Jumpstart and learn how you can leverage your leadership gained through your Jumpstart experience. Attendees will hear more about Teach For America’s mission and the corps member and alumni experience through the lens of current TFA corps members and alumni who previously served with Jumpstart. Translate your leadership into opportunity for kids and communities. This event is recommended for current and former Jumpstart corps members only.
Latin@ Voices: The Power of Your Story
Record-breaking numbers of Latin@s are enrolling in college and kindergarten but the successes of our communities are sometimes overshadowed by the harsh realities of education inequity. Register now to learn more about the power of young Latin@s and how we can work together to change the narrative and the odds.
The Native Alliance Initiative: Increasing Opportunities and Telling Our Stories
Join us for a conversation on the complexity of education for our American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students in rural and urban areas. With many assets, the successes of our communities are sometimes overshadowed by the harsh realities of educational inequity. Our students and our communities deserve more. Register now to learn more about the power of Native leaders and how we can work together to change the narrative and the odds.
Building a Powerful Resume
Joining Teach For America means becoming part of a team that is dedicated to eliminating education inequities in our nation’s highest need communities. Our corps members are expected to seek continual learning and development opportunities to become effective educators and leaders. The first step in applying to Teach For America requires a hard look at your own experiences and skills – and what you can do to use these skills and experiences for positive impact in the classroom.
Does your resume tell your whole story effectively? Come learn from Admit Advantage, which specializes in helping individuals unlock their full potential as applicants to higher education programs. Admit Advantage consultants will review the foundations of a strong resume, analyze vital resume elements, and answer your resume questions. Admit Advantage will provide general advice on resume best practices, and their advice does not reflect Teach For America’s methods for evaluating applicants. For more on Teach For America student-driven model in selecting corps members, please refer to our list of corps member characteristics.
ODK & Teach For America
Join us for a discussion featuring voices from Teach For America and Omicron Delta Kappa and learn how you can step out of your comfort zone and change lives. Attendees will hear more about Teach For America’s mission and the corps member and alumni experience through the lens of ODK members who have experienced it firsthand. Translate your leadership into opportunity for kids and communities. This webinar is recommended for members of Omicron Delta Kappa only.
Professionals in the Corps
We are looking for people with all levels of work experience who can apply their skills in the classroom and make a difference for kids.
Building a Movement
Learn about how we develop classroom and lifelong leaders who work toward expanding educational opportunity for kids.
Where We Work
Learn about the 50 communities nationwide where our corps members, alumni, and staff members partner to close the achievement gap.