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. Check out more photos on Facebook.

Featured Sessions From the Summit

Hundreds of school leaders, community members, and education advocates shared their experiences and expertise at the Summit. We captured more than 60 sessions and speeches throughout the weekend. Check out our Video Page for more.

How Do We Address Both Education and Poverty?

State Senator Mike Johnston at the Main Event

What to Do When the Whole School Fails?

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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
The Kern Family Foundation
New Profit (Reimagine Learning Fund)
Seedlings Foundation


Oak Foundation
State Farm Insurance
Gregory and Lisa Wendt


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


Wendy Kopp and Richard Barth
CityBridge Foundation