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  • www.teachforamerica.org
  • New York, NY
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1990
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Education Training Services
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

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Teach For America is committed to confronting educational inequity and driving profound systemic change starting in the classroom. We are a diverse network of educators, advocates, entrepreneurs, policymakers, community members, and industry leaders. Together, we work to achieve ...
Mission: Teach For America’s mission is to find, develop, and support a diverse network of leaders who expand opportunities for children from classrooms, schools, and every sector that shapes the broader systems in which schools operate.

Teach for America Reviews

3.9
76%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
Approve of CEO
Elisa Villanueva Beard
Elisa Villanueva Beard
292 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, less than 1 year

"Excellent people"

Mar 30, 2021 - Manager, Teacher Leadership and Development in San Diego, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

colleagues, learning organization, professional development, benefits

Cons

TFA does not aspire to be a top salary provider in their field
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Diversity & Inclusion at Teach for America

4.1
(71 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness 

Realizing educational equity and excellence will take a broad and diverse coalition of people united around a common purpose and shared values. Change must be shaped by those of us who are most directly impacted by educational ine

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How is race or ethnicity talked about at Teach for America?

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Teach for America Interviews

Experience
Positive66%
Negative13%
Neutral21%
Getting an Interview
Applied online76%
Recruiter10%
Campus Recruiting8%
Difficulty
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    Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    interviewer was friendly, but didn't seem super engaged during my sample teaching lesson. other than that, it went well. she also shared a bit about her own teaching experience. i was well prepared for my interview as they let you know ahead of time what you will be discussing.
    Interview

    what lesson are you teaching? what would I do if my lesson was ineffective? what is your proposal to the case activity? what has been your biggest challenge? what is your greatest accomplishment?

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Company Updates

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What is Teach For America all about? (Hint: People who are passionate about working toward educational equity and supporting each other.
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December 18, 2020
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Educational inequity is complex and often misunderstood. That’s why we’ve broken down some common misconceptions for those beginning to learn about this important issue.
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Teach for America Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune2014
  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune2013

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What are perks and other benefits like at Teach for America?

...Office perks including catering and supplies were strong before pandemic...

May 13, 2020

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