Skip to main content

Learn more about Teach For America's work in the Appalachia region.

We are partnering with those already engaged in challenging educational inequity, complementing their efforts and becoming a force of advocates, leading from inside and outside of the classroom, who are willing to jump in and get to work immediately for kids.


Corps Members



Robin Gabbard

Executive Director

Teach For America Appalachia

Robin is a proud and dedicated eastern Kentucky community advocate with over 25 years of experience in nonprofit leadership. She believes a successful Appalachian transition anchors on an educational system that nurtures young people to believe in themselves, and motivates and inspires them to acquire the knowledge and resources necessary to grow the economy of their communities and our region.

Learn More Right Arrow

Regional Staff & Board Leadership

Connect With Us

470 Main Street, Suite 1
Hazard, KY 41701

Phone: (606) 436-6000
Social: Facebook | Twitter
Media Inquiries: Rosanna Ballinger, Manager, Operations and Communications