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August 24, 2016
Erin McCarty (Las Vegas Valley '08), a product of Las Vegas public schools, has seen her career development from teacher to burgeoning school leader benefit due to her experience as a Teach For America corps member.
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Manny Macias (Los Angeles '13) in between his student Mike* (left) and a representative from The College Initiative, whose organization recently awarded Mike with a scholarship to UC Berkeley.
August 23, 2016
Manny Macias (Los Angeles '13) overcame difficult childhood circumstances to graduate from UCLA. Now he's back in his hometown, utilizing the power of collective change to help a new generation of leaders reach higher education.
August 19, 2016
Jay Renfro (Greater Nashville '13) runs an outdoor education program on his family farm in hopes of helping to transform his students into community leaders ready to tackle local environmental issues.
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Jonathan Howard (New York '06, right) draws on his experience as a Teach For America alum in his current role recruiting teachers for Democracy Prep Public Schools.
August 18, 2016
When Jonathan Howard's promising hoop dreams didn't pan out, he forged a new career path as one of the most respected teacher recruitment directors in the country.
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Manual Arts High School junior Adan Lepe (above) has developed into a stalwart orator on the debate team coached by Jonathan Choperena (Los Angeles '14).
August 17, 2016
Jonathan Choperena (Los Angeles '14), a former college cheerleader, has brought more than just school spirit to his Los Angeles students.
August 10, 2016
After her college career on the pitch wound down, Alisha Woodson was unsure about her next chapter until she found her purpose with Teach For America.
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Anthony Sawyer is a man of many talents. Here he is about to officiate a wedding involving fellow 2010 Mississippi Delta alum Alex Tenenbaum.
August 3, 2016
On track to earn degrees in medicine and public health, Anthony Sawyer's experience as a student and teacher in rural communities has uniquely prepared him for his next career step.
August 1, 2016
Alicia Herald hatched the idea for MyEdMatch in an unconventional way. Now after merging with the nation’s largest teacher-recruitment platform, her company is here to stay.
July 28, 2016
Learn more about the streamlined application to join our 2017 corps.
July 25, 2016
Catherine Pitcher (Las Vegas Valley ’08) and Riley Woods (Eastern North Carolina ’11) have built careers in the tech industry while still leaving an imprint on the way we learn.

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