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Changemakers Come to Colorado

Colorado has long attracted fearless, innovative leaders and entrepreneurs eager to actively move the state forward. Such conviction and boldness are needed in the state’s education system. The natural beauty and booming job market mask deep and long-standing educational inequity. Known as the "Colorado Paradox," the state attracts college graduates at higher rates than nearly any other but ranks 50th in the nation when it comes to high school graduates continuing on to college. With more than half of Colorado jobs predicted to require higher education skills in the coming decade, tens of thousands of local students will continue to be denied access to opportunities around them.

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Our Impact in Colorado

The opportunity to reimagine public education is now. Since 2007, Teach For America has helped shape the education system in Colorado, driving dramatic improvements for kids. From classroom teachers to school founders and leaders, nonprofit leaders, policy leaders, and local politicians, Teach For America’s impact in Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and Denver grows larger every year. 

Teach For America Colorado recruits and places approximately 95+ new Colorado classroom teachers each year across three vibrant communities of Denver, Colorado Springs, and Pueblo. 

Through an innovative partnership with the Colorado-based Sachs Foundation, TFA Colorado has a special focus on increasing the number of Black educators statewide, a point of pride for the local program and a source of support and additional resources for Black educators. 

Continued progress and innovation will require more bold leaders, and that’s where you fit in.

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Changemakers Wanted

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Colorado Corps Member Story: Community, Leadership, Connection

Teach For America is growing a movement of leaders working to ensure that all children get an excellent education. Hassan Casanova, TFA-CO '16 alum, shares what is possible when a teacher truly believes in an excellent education for every single one of his students.

Teaching Certification and Graduate School

Colorado supports corps members in obtaining their initial teaching license in the state through required professional development and close partnership with our two licensing partners, Relay and ASPIRE. Both partners also offer optional Master’s degree programs that corps members can complete during their second year of service.

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Profiles in Resilience

Over the last few years, Colorado corps members and alums have shown up stronger than ever to support our state’s most underserved students. These are their stories.

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