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What it Takes to Retain Black Male Teachers

by Laura Zingg

February 8, 2018

Alum Story

Alumni Profile - Carrie Osborne Johnston, Esq.

by The TFA Editorial Team

February 4, 2018

Alum Story

Alumni Profile - Elena Dowin Kennedy

by The TFA Editorial Team

January 2, 2018

The Collective Board

Erica Jordan-Thomas

Doctoral Candidate in Education Leadership

Harvard Graduate School of Education

Charlotte-Piedmont Triad, '08

Erica Jordan-Thomas is a doctoral candidate in education leadership at Harvard Graduate School of Education. She has received national and local recognition for her leadership at Ranson I.B. Middle School, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Kristine Frech

Executive Director

Teach For America Rhode Island

Charlotte-Piedmont Triad, '08

Since joining the corps as a 2008 Charlotte corps member, the vision of One Day has inspired Kristine throughout her career.

National Council

Brooke Brown, Colorado

Executive Director

Carson Foundation

Brooke Brown is the Executive Director of the Carson Foundation, a family foundation focused on improving preK–12 educational opportunities in the Denver community.


Rashid Williams

Manager of Post-secondary Outcomes


Charlotte-Piedmont Triad, '09

Raised by an educator, Rashid learned from an early age the power of an excellent education. Continuing his commitment to being a role model for African American boys, he stepped into a leadership role at this school.

National Council

James Sigman, Charlotte-Piedmont Triad

Managing Director, Head of Global Institutional Capital Group Organization

Wells Fargo

Jim Sigman is a managing director and head of the Global Institutional Capital Group. He is a member of the Wells Fargo Securities Investment Banking and Capital Markets Operating Committee.