25th Anniversary Summit

25 Years in the Making

At our 25th Summit, 15,000 alumni, corps members, staff, and supporters came together in our nation’s capital. We exchanged ideas, met new and old friends, reflected on our work, and recommitted ourselves to the vision that called us together in the first place.

Featured Sessions From the Summit

All sessions from the Summit will be accessible on the site on February 18.


Our 25th Anniversary Celebration at the Verizon Center

What Will It Take to Reach One Day?

Letter from Birmingham Jail: Perspectives on the Long Road to Equity

Fighting Like Hell for Kids: Award Winning Teachers on Staying in the Classroom

La Lucha: The Struggle for One Day

What Works and What Doesn't in Education Policy?

Frontiers in School Redesign

Intentionally Diverse Learning Communities

Building a Movement: Learning Lessons from Successful Social Change Movements

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25th Anniversary Summit Sponsors

We are grateful to the many sponsors whose generous investments helped make Teach For America's 25th Anniversary Summit possible.

  • Summit Visionary: $1,000,000+
  • Summit Champion: $500,000 – $999,999
  • Summit Catalyst: $250,000 – $499,999
  • Summit Investor: $100,000 – $249,999
  • Summit Partner: $50,000 – $99,999
  • Summit Supporter: $25,000 – $49,999
  • Summit Contributor: Up to $24,999




The Walton Family Foundation


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Doris & Donald Fisher Fund
Mary and Paul Finnegan
The Scully Peretsman Foundation


Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation
New Profit (Reimagine Learning Fund)
Seedlings Foundation
The Kern Family Foundation


Gregory and Lisa Wendt
Oak Foundation
State Farm Insurance


Annie E. Casey Foundation
Got Your 6
Helios Education Foundation
IDEA Public Schools
Laura and Richard Parsons
Wells Fargo


CityBridge Foundation
Wendy Kopp and Richard Barth