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Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
July 12, 2018
Your experience as a teacher will give you the opportunity to build a unique set of leadership skills that you can draw upon throughout your career.
Education & Issues
By Jessica Fregni
July 10, 2018
As more companies recognize the importance of diversity in the workplace, TFA alums are helping to bring DEI training to companies and organizations.
Education & Issues
By Hana Merkle
May 24, 2018
Teachers play an essential role in promoting equitable discipline practices for all students.
Education & Issues
By Jessica Fregni
May 15, 2018
Meet the alum who's channeled his passion into a career in law and scored a major victory for students in an Alabama school-desegregation case.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
May 11, 2018
We’ve stopped saying “achievement gap” when referring to the difference in academic performance between students from low-income communities and those from affluent areas—and here’s why you should, too.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
March 12, 2018
Each year over 80,000 AmeriCorps volunteers gain exposure to opportunities that build stronger communities—and often lead them to choose lifelong careers with impact. Learn what you can do to protect funding for this program.
Education & Issues
By Eric Kwak
March 5, 2018
I'll live in fear of arrest if DACA ends. But I’m not a criminal. I am a pre-school teacher.
Education & Issues
By Cullen White
December 5, 2017
Computer science may play a central role in our lives, but it is surprisingly hard to bring to American classrooms. Many TFA alumni and corps members are dedicated to making #CSforAll a reality, despite the challenges.
Education & Issues
December 4, 2017
Learn how you can make every week computer science week.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
July 26, 2017
How Manny Lamarre (Miami-Dade '09) is expanding economic opportunity in the Silver State.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
June 28, 2017
A look at the collective impact Teach For America alumni are having at Blackstone Valley Prep.
Education & Issues
By Tim'm West
June 13, 2017
Tim'm T. West, who heads Teach For America's LGBTQ+ Community Initiative, shares the progress made over the past three years and the work to be done in improving outcomes for LGBTQ students.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
June 7, 2017
Meet the student- and teacher-led literary-arts magazine connecting inner-city youth in Baltimore.
Education & Issues
By Tatum Wilson
June 5, 2017
Tatum Wilson (San Antonio '16) shares a story about the importance of being your authentic self in the classroom.
Education & Issues
By John Stoneburner
June 2, 2017
John Stoneburner (Los Angeles '06) has compiled a few tips to help you stay healthy and well as you teach throughout the year.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
June 1, 2017
Latino Victory Project adds Teach For America alumna as political director.
Education & Issues
By Coley Williams
May 17, 2017
Coley Williams (L.A. '06), a licensed marriage and family therapist, shares how her corps member experience led to her current career path.
Education & Issues
By TFA's TLD Culture & Communities Team and Headspace
May 8, 2017
With Mental Health Awareness Month in full swing, learn more about Headspace’s partnership with Teach For America and the benefits of mindfulness meditation.
Education & Issues
By Dr. Richard Shadick
May 1, 2017
Teach For America believes wellness is as an essential part of your toolkit to be an effective teacher and leader.
Education & Issues
By Caroline James
April 7, 2017
Caroline James (Greater New Orleans-Mississippi Delta '12) overcame a variety of barriers to earn a coveted Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Read why talent alone was not enough to get her there.

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