Teach for America

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

Teacher (Current Employee) Miami, FL

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

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

Advice to Senior ManagementAsk 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.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Super friendly atmosphere.

    Intern (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at Teach for America as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: Everybody wanted to help you succeed. They were super passionate about professional and personal… Cons: not enough food days? really no cons. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Extremely demanding workload, yet the professional development is phenomenal

    TFA Corps Member (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Teach for America


    Pros: Professional development, autonomy, and challenging Cons: Little time for personal life Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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