Teach For America’s CEO Chats with EdChats
Elisa Villanueva Beard joins the podcast to talk about redesigning education, centering student and teacher needs, and the impact of tutoring.
Season 2, Bonus Episode: Investing in Native Leadership
In this special bonus episode, we hear from guest host and Teach For America alum Kayla Camacho (Dallas-Fort Worth ‘14) and leaders across our network who are innovating culturally relevant methods for recruiting and supporting Native educators to better serve Native students' success.
To Fix Our Education System, We Need to Develop Leaders at Every Level Committed to Equity and Excellence
From school boards to Congress, we need diverse leadership with firsthand experience in the opportunities and challenges facing our education system to create bold change for all students.
The Latest NAEP Data Is Devastating: What Do We Do Now?
The Nation’s Report Card shows troubling trends in student proficiency in the wake of the pandemic. Teach For America CEO Elisa Villanueva Beard shares three big lessons to serve as a springboard for reimagining education in this moment.
Targeted Support Is a Must to Rekindle Latinx College Completion Rates
The coronavirus pandemic disrupted an upward trend of Latinx students enrolling in and graduating from college. Experts are working to create programming that helps ensure Latinx students aren't left behind.
How Proposition 308 Could Open Higher Education to Thousands of Students in Arizona
Voters in Arizona have the chance to offer thousands of immigrant students access to in-state tuition this November. In this video, one student explains how the proposition could change lives.
Understanding the Diversity of Latinx Identities Helps Customize Learning
There is no one way to be Latinx. Sharing culture and identity in the classroom can dispel myths and establish meaningful connections between teachers and students.
DACA Changed My Life–But Undocumented Youth Deserve More
DACA provided some relief to many undocumented youth but its future is uncertain. It is past time for Congress to create lasting protections and a path to citizenship.
In This Vision of Education, Students Are Empowered to Love Learning and Themselves
Ebony Payne Brown is working to open a charter school in Atlanta with rigorous academics, where students feel loved and their identities are celebrated.