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"A place to grow and gain skills to be an educator ONLY!"

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Current Employee - 2011 Corps Member in Baltimore, MD
Current Employee - 2011 Corps Member in Baltimore, MD
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Gain great experience with organization and leadership, work with like minded peers, is a prestigious organization.

Cons

Straining work, little managerial support, have separate expectations with local district.

Advice to Management

The teachers need more support and guidance in the classroom with a lower faculty to corps member ratio.

Other Employee Reviews for Teach for America

  1. "Great experience as long as you know what you are getting into"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Teacher in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time

    Pros

    - Positive outlook and relentless dedication by staffers and organization to further their mission
    - Always people available to give support or help if requested
    - Very reflective organization that values feedback and improvement at almost every level

    Cons

    - Expectations seem daunting at first
    - Not great a communication
    - Training will not fully prepare you for teaching, but nothing really could

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be genuinely reflective and react to how corps members are feeling and doing - also, continue to try and connect the work of corps members so that the feeling of a movement can become more palpable


  2. "A beautifully wrapped package with a rotten apple inside"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corps Member in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Corps Member in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - good resume builder
    - good work experience

    Cons

    -Cult like organizations with closed minded opinions

    Advice to Management

    Be more diverse

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