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

 

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.
Alumni
November 11, 2016
Neal Bottom, 2014 Bay Area Corps, is a secondary mathematics teacher in Richmond. Prior to joining the corps, Neal served as a Petty Officer Third Class in the US Navy.
Inside TFA Students & Communities
November 11, 2016
Read this month's updates from the TFA Bay Area region.
Alumni
November 2, 2016
Teach For America – Bay Area is proud to announce the establishment of the Rising Leaders Fellowship, a seven-month leadership pathway program for recent alumni exploring instructional, school and civic leadership.
Alumni
October 27, 2016
Fall can be a challenging season for new teachers – but not to fear! Our experienced alumni know the October, November & December months like pros, and have a few words of wisdom to share. Check out what classroom tricks & self-care tips these experts practice to not only survive, but thrive, in the classroom!
Alumni
October 20, 2016
“Every day I go to work, I find myself drawing on lessons of providing transparency, engaging patient’s influencers, identifying objectives and checking for understanding.”
One Day
By Tim Kennedy
October 10, 2016
Two out of three students released from incarceration never return to school. Meet five people fighting to change that.
Alumni
October 6, 2016
“My experience as a Teach For America corps member reinforced for me that great teachers aren’t born, they’re made – and yet, delivering on a great education takes collective leadership.”
Alumni Education & Issues Inside TFA Students & Communities
October 4, 2016
Read this month's updates from the TFA Bay Area region.
Alumni Education & Issues Students & Communities
October 3, 2016
Teach For America – Bay Area is proud to announce the six winners of this year’s Innovation Fund, whose innovative projects implement high-impact personalized learning for students in the Bay.