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Read the latest news and stories from Teach For America's Bay Area community.

 

One Day
By Faviola Leyva
November 20, 2017
In a communications class at a high school in the East Bay, a third-year teacher coaches students to tell stories that matter.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
November 15, 2017
The alumni on the latest Forbes list are leaders in a range of fields: education, entrepreneurship, media, and law.
Alumni
November 8, 2017
San Jose recently launched a TFA Collective Chapter! Meet their leadership board.
One Day
By Tim Kennedy
November 8, 2017
Philadelphia scores a big success with career and technical education for students in the juvenile justice system.
Students & Communities
October 24, 2017
Ever wondered what it’s like to live in Oakland? Check out what our current corps members have to say!
One Day
By Katherine Reyes
October 19, 2017
Katherine Reyes advises fellow teachers of deaf and hard-of-hearing students, whose educational struggles are often overlooked.
Students & Communities
October 17, 2017
Ever wondered what it’s like to live in Richmond? Check out what our current corps members have to say!
Students & Communities
October 12, 2017
Ever wondered what it’s like to live in San José? Check out what our current corps members have to say!
Students & Communities
October 5, 2017
Ever wondered what it’s like to live in San Francisco? Check out what our current corps members have to say!
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
June 22, 2017
Students building houses and earning scholarships. A project to hack school. Help for special education teachers. Meet the winners of Teach For America’s 2017 Social Innovation Awards.
One Day
By Tim Kennedy
June 5, 2017
Visit Mae Sariang, where 11 students traveled 7,700 miles to see if an American public school can deliver an immersive international education.
One Day
By Ting Yu
June 5, 2017
So maybe you wouldn’t or couldn’t do what these parents did. But their choices expand the way we think about learning.
One Day
By Thomas Arnett
June 5, 2017
Can machines replace teachers? Hardly. Can they automate chores and alter how teachers spend their precious time? A former teacher says it’s inevitable.
Alumni
January 11, 2017
"...I would not be where I am today without Teach for America opening the door for me to find a career in education. Now, as an elementary school principal, I have impacted the lives of hundreds of students and am overjoyed as I already am now impacting the second generation of my students."
Inside TFA
December 22, 2016
$200,000 Contribution from AT&T Expands Access to Computer Science Programs to Teachers and Students across the Bay Area
Alumni
December 5, 2016
Teach For America - Bay Area is thrilled to introduce its first-ever cohort for the Rising Leaders Fellowship, a seven-month leadership pathway program for recent alumni exploring instructional, school and civic leadership.
Alumni
December 1, 2016
There are many causes to support on a day like Giving Tuesday, but so many of you chose to support Teach For America, and for that, we thank YOU!
Inside TFA
November 28, 2016
Teach For America-Bay Area is seeking a vision-oriented, impact-driven individual to lead the program team across the four communities within the Bay: San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland and Richmond.
Inside TFA
Students & Communities
November 14, 2016
Educators across the nation addressed the 2016 Presidential election results with their classrooms and schools this week. Below are compiled reflections and experiences from some of our Bay Area school leaders, teachers and students.