Writers and editors from TFA's national marketing team
Teach For America Metro Atlanta
Region: South Louisiana, '06
A Birmingham, AL native and 2006 South Louisiana corps member, Khadijah joined Teach For America Metro Atlanta in 2019.
Dean, Dougherty Family College
University of St. Thomas
Region: Houston, '02
Alvin Abraham currently serves as the founding dean of the Dougherty Family College at the University of St. Thomas which welcomed its inaugural class of students in August 2017.
10th Grade English Teacher
Riverside High School
Region: Indianapolis, '12
Idalmi Acosta is a 10th Grade English Teacher at Riverside High School and a 2020-21 F.R.E.E. Fellow through TFA Indy.
6th Grade Math Teacher
KIPP Indy College Prep
Region: Greater Chicago–Northwest Indiana, '17
Sabre Adams Poff is a 6th Grade Math Teacher at KIPP Indy College Prep and a 2020-21 F.R.E.E. Fellow through TFA Indy.
Region: Colorado, '09
Charla Agnoletti, M.Ed (Denver ‘09) is program director and instructor for the Public Achievement in the School of Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder. For Charla, a lifelong commitment to educational equity and social justice is rooted in her experiences as a former student and teacher in Denver Public Schools. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate (Ph.D) in Critical Studies in Education at UCDenver.
Region: Los Angeles, '12
Mariana’s time in the classroom strengthened her resolve and developed her skills as a leader, propelling her toward a career focused on learning and career mobility as a consultant at Deloitte.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Region: St. Louis, '10
As a judicial law clerk for the Fifth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Matthew Aiken dealt with major legal issues on a daily basis. Despite the weight of this responsibility, he credits his ability to embrace the challenge to his time teaching 9th grade math as a corps member.
Accelerate Fellowship Participant
Region: Miami-Dade, '18
Working along like-minded, passionate, and intelligent people fueled me to understand my role in leveling the education playing field. Accelerate is the intellectual summer camp you never knew existed.
Appellate Litigator and Managing Partner
Christian & Small LLP
Christian & Small Managing Partner Deborah Alley Smith's practice is focused on post-judgment and appellate litigation. She devotes her time to research and writing and to preparing her partners for trial to ensure that significant issues are preserved in the event of an appeal.