Teach for America

 

Founded        

1990

Just The Facts             Teacher

Mission is to eliminate educational inequity by developing educational leaders

Recruits and trains recent college grads to teach grades pre-k through 12 at urban and rural public schools in 43 regions across the country

Corps members represent a diverse range of undergraduate majors, professional backgrounds and ethnicities

More than 30,000 individuals have participated in TFA teaching commitments, helping to improve the educational prospects for more than 3 million children nationwide 


Get Involved

If you’re interested in joining the corps, read more about the application process and how applicants are evaluated at TFA’s website - the application process is rigorous and selective, but if admitted in the corps you will receive information on your placement assignment

Raise money for the organization

Sponsor a teacher

Benefits

Corps members receive full salary and comprehensive health benefits from the school district of their placement

Financial assistance for relocation and student loan costs are also available

Gain teaching and leadership experience