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Wonderful organization

Director, Strategy (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

ProsMission-driven, smart and motivated people

ConsLow salary but there are decent benefits

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Corps member disillusioned with TFA's capability to solve educational inequity.

    Corps Member (Former Employee) Detroit, MI

    I worked at Teach for America full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Lots of upward mobility in non-teaching positions, highly educated and… Cons: The organization fundamentally works against the teaching profession by pressuring the best teachers to leave the classroom and work in their office; the… Advice to Senior Management: Make sure all staff have taught, make sure all people who serve… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Went in blind. If you see yourself in education, please go the traditional route!!!

    Corps Member (Former Employee) Baton Rouge, LA

    I worked at Teach for America full-time for less than a year


    Pros: ~The cause is amazing. ~The passion and enthusiasm that staff and corps members have is so great that it makes you want to vomit sometimes. ~The… Cons: ~For 2 years TFA practically owns your life. The possibility of being very good at your job and keeping a social life (and sanity) are… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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