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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.)

    What Teach For America Means to Me

    Discovering a network of passionate, committed people. Working alongside educators who share the same mission. Alumni and corps members share what their Teach For America experience means to them.

  • 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.

    6 Myths About Educational Inequity

    Educational inequity is an important, but often misunderstood, issue. We debunk six common myths about the issue for those who are beginning to learn about America's educational opportunity crisis.

  • Redefine what’s possible. The application to join Teach For America's 2020 corps is now open!

    Learn About Our 2020 Corps Application

    In order to be considered for admission to TFA, you must satisfy three prerequisites: bachelor's degree; a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50; and citizen, national/legal resident, or DACA status. Read more about these prerequisites.

  • The final deadline to apply to our 2019 corps is this Friday! Become part of Teach For America and discover what’s possible → http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMamk

  • After her time in the classroom, TFA alumna Laura Gomez-Mesquita decided to follow her heart and pursue a film career. Now, she’s working to bring stories from underrepresented communities to the big screen.

    How One Alum is Helping Students See Themselves in Film

    As the Programs and Engagement Manager at Kartemquin, Laura Gomez-Mesquita brings her experiences as a teacher to the world of film.

  • “Everyone wants to be tied to something bigger than themselves, and Teach for America is that to me. It’s completely changed the trajectory of my life.” – TFA alumnus Jim O’Connor, Advance Illinois Project Director

    How One Policy-Obsessed Alum is Advocating for Change

    As the Project Director of Advance Illinois, alum Jim O'Connor is advocating for equity in our schools.

  • Changemakers start here. Apply to join Teach For America’s 2019 corps by Friday's deadline.

    Apply to Join Teach For America

    Join our diverse force of leaders, shaping the future of our nation.

  • After working at a nonprofit, TFA alumna Rebecca Ain realized a career in education would allow her to address inequities earlier and combine her passions.

    Finding My Career Calling Through Teach For America

    Rebecca Ain explains how Teach for America helped her career transition from working at a nonprofit and as a dancer to becoming an elementary school teacher.

  • Ever wonder what it's like to have a more fulfilling career? http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ3sV

  • Gaining professional experience in the classroom before starting a graduate program can give you the context and conviction to thrive in graduate school and deepen your impact afterward.

    4 Benefits to Gaining Teaching Experience Before Grad School

    With many career fields requiring a master's degree or some graduate school enrollment on the rise nationwide, it can be hard to put off what seems like the inevitable. But gaining professional experience in the classroom before starting a graduate program can give you the context and conviction to thrive in graduate school and deepen your impact afterward-no matter what you ultimately enter.

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