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Teach For America Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a city of reinvention, and hundreds of innovators are working alongside the community to create change for its students.

As our nation's second largest school district, Los Angeles Unified has been the site of myriad reform efforts, from year-round schooling and the small schools movement to mayoral takeover and the junk food ban. When educational policy is enacted in L.A., the entire country watches.

Learn more about teaching in Los Angeles, including where Teach For America places corps members within the state, salary information, and details on certification and training.


California teachers and principals expected to retire, as enrollment in state teacher preparation programs declines


Students we serve are eligible for federal free and reduced-price lunch programs

Neighborhood Highlights

Our Regional Partners

We value our partnerships with local schools, districts, universities, businesses, and other organizations. Our partners play a critical role in creating opportunities for children in our communities.