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Theresa Kennelly Mooney

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Director of Copywriting
University of Michigan
Johns Hopkins
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Theresa Kennelly Mooney joined Teach For America as a corps member after earning her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan. She taught tenth grade English at Carver Vo-Tech High School in Northwest Baltimore. During this time, Theresa completed a Master’s in Education at Johns Hopkins University.

Following the corps, Theresa worked for the New York City Department of Education as a special education analyst. After relocating to Phoenix in 2013, Theresa joined TFA’s staff. She first worked as Phoenix’s Manager of Public Partnerships and then joined the national Marketing team in 2015.

Posts by Theresa

Students & Communities
By Theresa Kennelly Mooney
March 22, 2018
An alumni-led nonprofit, the South Ward Children’s Alliance, is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Education Promise Neighborhood $30 million grant.
Inside TFA
By Theresa Kennelly Mooney
January 30, 2018
Our alternative spring break program, Impact: Spring Break, brings together college students from around the country to serve and learn in Tulsa.
Inside TFA
By Theresa Kennelly Mooney
December 11, 2017
A round-up of the alumni who received honors from local and national publications in 2017.
Education & Issues
By Theresa Kennelly Mooney
August 21, 2015
Sonia Bhagat was all set to make her mark in the business world, but it wasn't until she got there when she realized her true calling was in education.