News

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

 

One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
June 11, 2018
When Adnan met Christina, two people with their eyes on the stars turned their focus to one another.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
June 11, 2018
We asked educators: If money were no object and every permission slip was signed, where in the world (or beyond) would you take your students?
Students & Communities
May 24, 2018
Our nation's youth are the future. Meet 8th grader Tyler, a Bay Area student on a path to excellence in Mr. Gonzales' class.
Alumni
May 8, 2018
Episode 8: Meet Chasmin Moses, a 2013 TFA-Bay Area alumna uplifting the voices of Reach Academy 4th grade students in Oakland
Alumni
April 10, 2018
Episode 7: Meet Cliff Hong, an Oakland Unified School District principal at Roosevelt Middle School
Students & Communities
By Elisa Villanueva Beard
March 14, 2018
Since launching in 1993, AmeriCorps has been essential to Teach For America’s work to develop leaders for educational equity and excellence and help drive progress for students in communities across the country.
Alumni
March 6, 2018
Episode 6: Meet Katherine Acosta-Verprauskus, Montalvin Manor Elementary School principal and TFA-Bay Area board member!
Alumni
February 8, 2018
Michelle Tang (Bay Area '13), board member for the new Collective WA shares her inspiration for recruiting and supporting teachers of color in WA schools.
Alumni
February 6, 2018
Episode 5: Meet El Gilbert, Managing Director of Schools for KIPP Bay Area Schools
Alumni
January 8, 2018
Episode 4: Introducing TFA-Bay Area’s inaugural Fish Fellow working in San Francisco’s Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing
Alumni
December 4, 2017
Episode 3: Meet one of Forbes 30 under 30 – Education: Michelle Ching, founder and CEO of the reading app Literator
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.
Alumni
November 6, 2017
Episode 2: Meet Dr. Emily Frank, an inspiring University of California Pediatric Resident in San Francisco, California
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!