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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.

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Teach for America Reviews

3.8
65%
Recommend to a Friend
80%
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Elisa Villanueva Beard
Elisa Villanueva Beard
346 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee, more than 1 year

"Challenging, but Rewarding!"

Apr 8, 2022 - Special Education Teacher
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Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Community Building
Professional Development
DEI Training
Project Management

Cons

High Turnover
Teacher Burnout
Short Training Period
Individuals Entering a Community That is Not Their Own
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Diversity & Inclusion at Teach for America

4.1
(179 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 inequity. And progress is only possible if each of us works effectively across lines of difference—with students, parents, partners, and each other—and if each of us understands and leverages the assets we bring to this work based on our identities and life experiences.

In communities across America, Teach For America alumni and corps members are helping expand access and opportunity for child

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How is diversity at Teach for America?

...The internal culture is untied by a common goal but not inclusive on many fronts...Read More

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Teach for America Interviews

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Positive67%
Negative12%
Neutral21%
Getting an Interview
Applied online76%
Recruiter10%
Campus Recruiting8%
Difficulty
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    I applied online. I interviewed at Teach for America (United States)

    Interview

    Thirty minute interview with two people from the company, took place over an online call. Asked normal interview questions along with questions focused on DEI development, particularly in the field of public education.
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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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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 is paid time off like at Teach for America?

...Strong benefits including unlimited PTO, flexible schedule, opportunity to dictate how to engage with work...

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