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Teach For America
05/26/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
After serving in Iraq, veteran John Fails joined TFA to serve students in his hometown. Now, he continues the work to strengthen his community and assist veterans as the executive director of nonprofit Bunker Labs Jax.
After serving in Iraq veteran John Fails joined TFA to serve students

From Front Lines of Iraq to Front Lines of Advocacy

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Teach For America
Teach For America
05/26/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
Congratulations to everyone accepted early to Teach For America's 2018 corps today!
Congratulations to everyone accepted early to Teach For America's 2018 corps today
Teach For America
Teach For America
05/25/2017 at 23:11. Facebook
Introducing the finalists for Teach For America’s 2017 Social Innovation Award!

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• Priscilla Aguilar Lumbreras (Rio Grande Valley ’15), Roberto Lopez (Rio Grande Valley ’15), and Jogene Castillo (Rio Grande Valley '15) of Small Victories Project
• Johanna Even (Los Angeles '92) of Blended Biliteracy
• Bianca Cabrera (New York '14) of Goals Genius
• Shani Jackson Dowell...
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Introducing the finalists for Teach For America’s 2017 Social Innovation Award

Meet the 2017 Teach For America Social Innovation Award Finalists

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Congratulations to TFA alumna Rebecca Fishman Lipsey on receiving The Miami Foundation​'s Ruth Shack Leadership Award for her work as founder and CEO of Radical Partners​.
Congratulations to TFA alumna Rebecca Fishman Lipsey on receiving The Miami Foundations

Let’s take a stand for Miami’s future

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Teach For America
Teach For America
05/22/2017 at 16:39. Facebook
This past weekend, more than 100 Teach For America corps members gathered in Oakland for the 2017 Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Corps Member Summit. #aanhpiTFA
This past weekend more than 100 Teach For America corps members gathered
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We're live from Dallas, Texas with 100 undergraduate student leaders at the Rise Student Leadership Conference. #TFARise

Senior Vice President of Recruitment and Admissions Josh Anderson just led an inspiring session on vision and leadership. In Josh's words, "The trajectory of our country depends on your generation. And whether your generation puts its heart and mind to leading in bold and...
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TFA alumnae Vichi Jagannathan and Liz Chen are helping students access credible sexual health information with their award-winning app Real Talk.
TFA alumnae Vichi Jagannathan and Liz Chen are helping students access credible

Teach For America Alumnae Develop Sex Ed App

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Congratulations to Teach For America alumni Jason Catanese (Phoenix ’11), Andrew Paulsen (New Jersey ’12), and Joshua Martinez (Los Angeles ’09) on being named finalists for the TNTP Fishman Prize, which celebrates outstanding public school educators.
Congratulations to Teach For America alumni Jason Catanese Phoenix 11 Andrew Paulsen

Meet the 2017 Fishman Prize Finalists

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We are proud that three of the four candidates on yesterday's ballot for LAUSD school board are TFA-LA alums who are driven by their passion for equity. Congratulations to Nick Melvoin and Kelly Gonez on your new roles, and thank you to Steve Zimmer for your past leadership. We look forward to working with you to ensure that one day all kids will have access to excellent schools. #onedayla #tfala
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“This journey has been the most eye-opening of my life.” Drawing on her experience as a TFA corps member, alumna Hannah Lofthus founded Ewing Marion Kauffman School to serve students in her hometown's highest-need zip codes.
This journey has been the most eyeopening of my life Drawing on

TFA Alumna Returns Home to Build the School Her Community Needed

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We’re excited to host a group of outstanding college students at this weekend’s Rise: Student Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas. These student leaders will spend the weekend learning how to leverage their unique leadership style to impact their campus organizations and communities.

Renee Alves, UCLA
Anne Asher, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Eileen Baah, UMass Amherst
Ryan Bae,...
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Alongside other organizations, we are working to diversify the talent pool for school leaders.
Alongside other organizations we are working to diversify the talent pool for

A New Strategy for Recruiting Black Principals

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Congratulations to Teach For America alumna Lindsay Laster (DFW '13) for being named Fort Worth ISD's 2017 Elementary Teacher of the Year.
Congratulations to Teach For America alumna Lindsay Laster DFW 13 for being

2017 Fort Worth ISD District Teachers of the Year

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Congratulations to Teach For America alumnus Brian Klasner (Greater Newark ‘11) for receiving the Newark Public Schools Teacher of the Year award.
Congratulations to Teach For America alumnus Brian Klasner Greater Newark 11 for

Newark surprises its 2017 Teacher of the Year

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As Teacher Appreciation Week comes to a close, we'd like to thank those leading in classrooms across the country, including Teach For America corps members and alumni educators.
As Teacher Appreciation Week comes to a close wed like to thank
Maribel and Julian Garcia witnessed the powerful impact educators had on their son Julio and his decision to join Teach For America: “To see him lead kids to reach their goals just like the other teachers did for him when he was a boy is a great feeling.”

Parents of corps members and alumni: What message would you share with your child about their impact?
Maribel and Julian Garcia witnessed the powerful impact educators had on their

Why We Couldn't Be Prouder That Our Son Decided to Teach

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Teach For America alumni Alexandra Moore (Colorado ’13) and Tom Allin (Mississippi Delta ’09) have been named to the Poets & Quants list of Best and Brightest MBAs for 2017. Congratulations to both of these leaders!
Teach For America alumni Alexandra Moore Colorado 13 and Tom Allin Mississippi

Best & Brightest MBAs: Class of 2017

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Inspired by his students, TFA alumnus Ben Colas created KinderKits—backpacks filled with household supplies to help families prepare for school: "These simple everyday things that we already have can actually have a big impact."
Inspired by his students TFA alumnus Ben Colas created KinderKitsbackpacks filled with

Crafty Pre-K Kits Give Cleveland Students a Head Start

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Kevin Fang postponed medical school to join Teach For America in 2007. A decade later, he’s a doctor continuing the work to strengthen communities: “My students’ stories and my corps experience have shaped my career as a pediatrician.”
Kevin Fang postponed medical school to join Teach For America in 2007

TFA Alumnus Works to Expand Health Care Access

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Incorporating mindfulness practices may help educators improve classroom environment, strengthen relationships with students, and more. That’s why we’re partnering with Headspace to make their meditation app available to our corps members and alumni teachers for free.
Incorporating mindfulness practices may help educators improve classroom environ

How to Find Some Headspace

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