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Josh Anderson

Bio

Job Title: 
Executive Director
Job Employer: 
Corps Year: 
2004
Corps Region: 
New York

Josh joined Teach For America in 2004 as a New York City corps member. He taught middle school English and social studies in the Hunts Point community of the southeast Bronx, and served as school team leader for a 15-member Teach For America cohort at his school. Josh joined Teach For America's staff as a recruitment director for the midwest recruitment team in 2006 and was appointed executive director of Teach For America - Chicago in February, 2007. During his tenure, the region has grown its corps from 120 to 600, its alumni teacher base from 100 to 850, and its number of alumni principals from 8 to 63.