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Twenty-six years. 53,000 teachers. 46,000 alumni. Millions of kids. That's a lot of students, and a lot of people working in and out of the classroom to expand educational opportunities in America. And everyone's got a story. Here is the place to share them.

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Students & Communities
February 15, 2017
Before she worked in the admissions office for one of the nation's top universities, Michelle Strausman (Greater Philadelphia '11) gained a holistic perspective of the challenges all students face in the classroom.
Inside TFA
February 9, 2017
Teach For America's fifth annual School Leaders of Color Conference is just a few hours away. Here's a preview on what to expect in Houston.
Inside TFA
February 6, 2017
Before your interview with Teach For America, read our tips on completing the Recommenders & Reference List.
Students & Communities
February 1, 2017
The daughter of undocumented immigrants, Areli Carreon (Bay Area '15) is a first-generation college graduate whose eclectic talents have taken her to the pro football sidelines and the classroom as an educator.
Inside TFA
February 1, 2017
Whether you prefer the hustle and bustle of an urban center or the laid-back lifestyle of a rural setting, one of Teach For America's 53 regions will meet your needs.
Inside TFA
February 1, 2017
As we honor Black History Month, Crystal Rountree (Metro Atlanta ‘03) considers how African American leaders can address the challenges black students face in our schools.
Students & Communities
January 25, 2017
Gabriel Fotsing (Mississippi '10), whose nonprofit has connected students from low-income neighborhoods with an astounding $15,000,000 in college scholarships, knows the obstacles they face all too well.
Education & Issues
January 18, 2017
Hardy Farrow (Memphis ’13), recently named to Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 list, shares why our mistakes are more valuable than we think.
Inside TFA
January 18, 2017
Are you ready for your upcoming interview with Teach For America? Read on for some final tips before the big day!
Inside TFA
January 3, 2017
An impressive 10 Teach For America alumni made it on Forbes Magazine's latest 30 Under 30 list. Read more about these leaders and their commitment to transforming the future of education in and out of the classroom.
Education & Issues
December 22, 2016
When Madina Olomi (D.C. Region '14) was placed in a school with the most refugee students in the county, she was able to relate to them on a level many teachers could not.
Inside TFA
December 19, 2016
Deontre Clayton (Miami-Dade '14) joined Teach For America after serving his North Carolina community through AmeriCorps.
Inside TFA
December 14, 2016
Teach For America and J.Crew team up for the sixth year in a row.
Inside TFA
December 5, 2016
Since the corps, Teach For America alum Kousha Navidar (Miami-Dade ’10) has carved a unique professional path from Google to PBS. The opportunity to impact students who deserve an excellent education still remains a pivotal moment in his life.
Inside TFA
December 5, 2016
To kick off Computer Science Education Week, Teach For America's director of computer science and a trio of educators share how AT&T and the National Science Foundation have been critical in the advancement of CS opportunities for all students nationwide.
Students & Communities
December 1, 2016
Michelle and Patrick Brown met as Teach For America corps members in Mississippi. Years later, the accomplished couple still holds the mission close to heart.
Education & Issues
November 21, 2016
King John Pascual (New York '14) views his new fellowship with Health for America as an opportunity to help change the way we prevent, detect, and treat strokes.
Inside TFA
November 14, 2016
From our classrooms to the Dakota Access Pipeline, Native Alliance Initiative director Robert Cook reflects on how Teach For America remains committed to supporting Native students, families and communities.
Students & Communities
November 9, 2016
These two Teach For America alums are helping level the playing field so that all students have a shot at earning a test score necessary to gain admission to their dream school.
Inside TFA
November 3, 2016
Through Giving Tuesday, every dollar donated to any Teach For America region will be matched up to $1 million.

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