Learn more about Teach For America's work in the Dallas-Fort Worth region.
Leaders who teach, and teachers who lead. We are a diverse network of tens of thousands of individuals who understand the boundless potential of our nation’s most underserved children and the barriers they are up against in the face of inequity.
Since launching in 2009, we have recruited over 1,400 diverse leaders to our communities. This year, Teach For America Dallas-Fort Worth is fueling progress for more than 65,000 students every day.
Alumni and 400 Alumni Teachers
School & System Leaders
Public Policy Leaders
“I chose Dallas-Fort Worth because of the opportunities for growth the city offers its teachers. I am so thankful to have systems of support through Teach For America, my school, and my district.Not only have my leadership skills developed in the classroom through practice and experience, but also I have had several opportunities to lead in my school—even as a second-year teacher.”
Greater Delta: Mississippi & Arkansas '09
Teach For America Dallas-Fort Worth
A native Texan, Cary Wright was raised in the Panhandle and is a graduate of Texas public schools. He joined Teach For America in 2009 as a fifth grade teacher at O.M. McNair Elementary School in Belzoni, Mississippi.