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Extremely demanding workload, yet the professional development is phenomenal

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Current Employee - TFA Corps Member
Current Employee - TFA Corps Member

I have been working at Teach for America

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Professional development, autonomy, and challenging

Cons

Little time for personal life

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  1. Teach for America provides little support for teachers and does not challenge the corrupt status quo in public schools.

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Teacher in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    It has noble intentions and seeks to use data more than other educational organizations.

    Cons

    It is hypocritical and spends more money on fancy fundraisers than sorely needed resources in the schools.

    Advice to Management

    Ask corps members what problems they face on a day-to-day basis. Stop favoring corps members just because they come from a certain background or because they are the most vocal person in the room. Acknowledge and support quiet leaders.

  2. Great professional development!

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Teach for America

    Pros

    Like-minded people, positive culture, constant professional development, connections with community.

    Cons

    Extremely challenging work with very high expectations.

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