Our Story



Mid shot of a young female teacher in a school hallway, smiling in front of an open yellow door full of inspirational messages about reading.

It’s the story of corps members—teachers in their first and second years in the classroom—who wake up each day determined to make a difference.

Head shot of a young woman with short brown hair and a white blazer smiling in a classroom.

It’s the story of alumni, who after their first two years in the classroom continue to dedicate their lives to the fight for opportunity and justice.

A young male teacher with thick black hair poses for a photo with his wife and two children in front of a school.

It’s the story of communities that are vibrant, resourceful, and strong for their children.

Three elementary students in a playground school bus frame structure, smiling.

And above all it’s the story of students—amazing, resilient, and wise students who are the future of our country.

We Want You to be Part of Our Story. Learn How.