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What We’re Learning About Distance Learning What We’re Learning About Distance Learning

What We're Learning about Distance Learning

Join us as corps members, alumni teachers, school and systems leaders—learn together in our What We’re Learning About Distance Learning series.


Whether your primary model is hybrid, in-person, or virtual, nearly every school is navigating distance learning experiences for students to ensure this is not a lost year of learning. Over the last few months, Teach For America brought together leaders in the distance learning space for informative webinars and information sessions. While this live webinar series is over, the resources, recordings and select courses are still available to support and help educators learn, grow, and lead in the current teaching environment.

Webinar and Workshop Themes

Many of these opportunities are open to all educators regardless of corps member or alumni status or affiliation with Teach For America. 

  • Basics of Teaching and Learning
  • Special Education
  • School Leadership in a Distance Context
  • Socio-Emotional Learning and Trauma-Informed Practices
  • Early Literacy
  • Universal Design for Learning

Upcoming Webinars

Previous Webinars


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Partner Presenters

  • Global Online Academy (GOA)

    Founded by Michael Nachbar (Rio Grande Valley ’97), Global Online Academy (GOA) is a nonprofit that empowers high school students, teachers, and leaders to thrive in a globally networked society. Teach For America is partnering with GOA to offer the following expertly facilitated, synchronous, one-hour workshops for our corps members and alumni. Global Online Academy Workshops are open to all educators and Teach For America staff.

  • Instruction Partners

    Instruction Partners works to support equitable access to great instruction. Check out Instruction Partners’ commitment to educator development and dismantling racism in schools through educator resources.

  • BetterLesson

    BetterLesson is working to reimagine professional development by empowering educators to prepare students for success in a rapidly changing world. Learn more about BetterLesson and their commitment to educator’s ongoing learning.

  • Transcend

    Transcend supports communities to create and spread extraordinary, equitable learning environments. Learn more about how Transcend is seeking to build beyond the limits of school design.

  • Teaching Matters

    Teaching Matters envisions a nation where every student has equitable access to excellent teaching, regardless of zip code.

  • Relay Graduate School of Education

    Relay’s mission is to teach teachers and school leaders to develop in all students the academic skills and strength of character needed to succeed in college and life.

Note: The Teacher Resource Hub and Virtual Series is created to support communities and teachers. Many of the resources are links to external resources created by external organizations or individuals. The resources linked within have not been fully vetted, and their inclusion is not meant as an endorsement from Teach For America, nor is it meant to replace or confuse any guidance teachers receive from their districts, administrators, or employers. Ultimately, Teach For America corps members must adhere to the policies and guidance from their placement schools.