TFANet is the online community for Teach For America corps members and alumni. It includes:
Classroom and Teaching Resources
Teach For America’s Resource Exchange is the leading collection of lesson plans, unit plans, data tracking tools, and classroom management strategies created by and for teachers working in low-income communities. Corps members and alumni can post, rate, comment on, and download thousands of resources from our growing collection.
Community and Collaboration
Corps members can join national content-focused communities where they can post questions and share ideas with hundreds of other corps members and alumni teaching relevant grades and subjects. Communities offer on-demand access to experienced teachers who respond to corps members’ posts within 24 hours.
Video Resources and Models
Corps members can watch video clips of excellent teachers to see successful grade- and subject-specific strategies in action. Videos range from short clips of different classroom systems, techniques, and lessons, to longer, more in-depth videos of a featured teacher’s instructional approach throughout a school day.
Insights and Advice
Expert bloggers answer corps members’ questions about many topics ranging from building strong relationships to wellness and self-care to incorporating technology in the classroom.
Corps members can learn more about implementing Teaching As Leadership strategies through videos and testimonials of teachers demonstrating how these strategies work at various proficiency levels.
Corps members can download resources for exploring different career paths and connect with alumni to investigate professional opportunities after the corps.
Pass the Chalk
Check out Teach For America's blog to see stories about teaching, communities, and education in America.
Words from the Corps
Read corps members' personal accounts of their teaching experiences on the Teach For Us independent blog site.
Where We Work
Learn about the 46 communities nationwide where our corps members, alumni, and staff members work together to reach educational equity.
Check out our regions and the corps members, alumni, and supporters who live there »