What Teach For America’s Summer Training is All About
What is summer training institute really like? Corps members and alumni share honest reflections about how they felt during their summer training.
April 10, 2019
What's summer training institute really like? Corps members and alumni share their impressions.
“It definitely felt like being submerged.”David NungaraySan Antonio Corps Member 2010
“That was a seminal experience for me. The folks who were brought in to talk to us about what some of the challenges were, it was pretty remarkable.”Tom TorkelsonRio Grande Valley Corps Member 1997
“It's really intense because you're talking about a lot of really charged issues.”Liliana MartinezHouston Corps Member 2018
“I remember being very excited thinking about all the people in the room. We were this network of people that I knew could, together, make a transformative change.”Jenn DewhirstHouston Corps Member 1997
“One of the teachers I met, actually the first day at institute, I won't forget and actually became one of my closest friends.”Rick CruzHouston Corps Member 2008