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We're about equity in education. Are you?

Take our eligibility quiz to discover how you can get involved with Teach For America.

We Have What You’re Looking For

We train equity-driven people from every academic major, occupation, and background to teach or tutor in underserved schools.
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Full-Time Teaching

Next application opens August 1

Get certified, trained and supported in a new or advancing career as a classroom teacher

  • Full-time
  • Full salary and benefits
  • All backgrounds welcome
  • Choose from ~40 locations across the country
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Part-Time Tutoring

Next application opens August 20

Get proximate to kids and education while you're still in college or grad school as a virtual tutor

  • Part-time
  • Paid
  • All backgrounds welcome
  • Virtual, work from anywhere

Be a Local Leader With a National Support System

When you join TFA, you join a classroom, a school, a neighborhood, and a community. You make lifetime friendships and impactful partnerships with TFA members, school staff, students, families, and neighbors. You also join an even bigger family – the TFAmily – tens of thousands of TFA alumni, staff, and collaborators standing in your corner and helping you scale change for kids.

Ignite tutors work virtually. Corps members choose from 38 placement regions during their application process. Learn more about where we work.

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Just the Facts, Please

Get answers to your questions about how to apply, how each program works, and how to explain all of this to your grandma.

The First Step is Raising Your Hand