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Teach For America Phoenix Alumni with Students

Discover job opportunities, professional development resources, and career connections through the Teach For America Phoenix alumni network.

Teach For America has had a presence in Phoenix for more than 25 years, and our alumni community is large and thriving. There are nearly 1,000 alumni across Arizona, more than half still working in schools as teachers, school administrators, and district leaders. Alumni continue their leadership as elected officials, business leaders, health care professionals, lawyers, and other careers rooted in their experience as educators. 

980

Alumni across Arizona

65%

Alumni work directly in education

500+

Alumni are teachers

92

Alumni are school leaders (principals, associate principals, deans)

Continue Your Leadership Journey

The TFA Phoenix alumni team is here to support you as you strengthen and deepen your impact toward educational equity.

Our team works to help you:

  • Build connections within the alumni community
  • Learn from the diversity of perspectives, experiences, and pathways in our network
  • Develop your individual and collective leadership skills

Explore different pathways for accelerating your impact below.

  • Educational Leadership

    Alumni continue to lead in K-12 classrooms as teachers, school leaders, school systems leaders, and in higher education. The ASU and Teach For America Alumni in Education Leadership Fellowship was created to prepare future school leaders and retain exceptional educators here in Arizona. Each year, the fellowship provides financial support to five Teach For America alumni who wish to pursue a graduate degree in education leadership at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. Explore a list of in-state, online, and national graduate school programs, and learn more about attending a school visit

  • Public Leadership

    Alumni lead across the public sphere in policy, public office, advocacy, organizing, and civic engagement. Learn more about our Capitol Hill Fellows Program and opportunities offered through our partner Leadership For Educational Equity. Access this detailed list with descriptions and information of programs designed and led by LEE.

  • Community Leadership

    Alumni strengthen communities through philanthropy, volunteerism, and as members of local boards, community action committees, and professional affiliation organizations. Connect with our alumni affairs team to learn more about these opportunities.

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Send Us an Email

Email Carminia Muñoz if you’re interested in opportunities for Alumni, are new to Arizona, or would like more information about the AZ Alumni Leadership Board.