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Education & Issues

What Young Teachers Want

by Leah Fabel

June 4, 2019

Awards & Fellowships

Colorado Launch Fellowship

July 2, 2018

Damion LeeNatali

Executive Director

Teach For America Colorado

Colorado, '07

A Denver native, Damion LeeNatali taught as a high school English teacher in Denver Public Schools as a 2007 corps member.

Alumni

Lorea Barturen

Brand Manager

Starbucks

Colorado, '09

Lorea first got to see the everyday work, mission, and life of a corps member with TFA through her roommate. Soon after, Lorea traded in her consulting job at Accenture to join the corps, teaching high school Spanish—an experience that would lead to a purpose-driven career.

Alumni

Dan Carroll

Co-Founder/Chief Product Officer

Clever

Colorado, '09

Before Dan Carroll was the co-founder of a start-up that current serves K-12 schools nationwide, he was a corps member trying to find a way to make technology more accessible for his students.

Alumni

Carolyn Sallen-Thomas

Assistant Principal

Denver Public Schools

Colorado, '10

After gravitating toward social justice issues in college, Carolyn Sallen-Thomas joined the corps and subsequently branched out into school leadership.

Alumni

Kaycee Gerhart

Executive Director

CCS Fundraising

Colorado, '09

Alum Kaycee Gerhart took what she learned from her time in the classroom into a career of helping nonprofits with their fundraising goals.