Shamsa Adow quickly bonded with her teacher Teresa Gloppen (Twin Cities '10) when she moved from Kenya to the United States. Now, with Teresa’s support, Shamsa is pursuing an agricultural engineering degree on a full scholarship.
TFA alumna Caroline James is the first woman and African American from The University of Alabama to receive the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, but her path wasn’t easy: “This occurrence is not by design; in fact, I almost slipped through the cracks.”
Congratulations to TFA alumna and GirlTrek: Healthy Black Women and Girls co-founder T. Morgan Dixon, who is featured on the cover of Outside Magazine's May issue alongside Abby Wambach, Lindsey Vonn, and more!
Teach For America - New York's corps members recently attended a free performance of Hamilton: An American Musical thanks to Barclays, followed by a training on leading diverse classrooms: "I’m excited to take back some of the lessons to my students."
Before his award-winning children’s game became a finalist in a Hasbro contest, developer Jason Wiser witnessed the power of educational games as a TFA corps member: “Everything I do today is about paying attention to the needs of the students.”
Our thoughts are with Teach For America alumna Meghan Flannery’s family, friends, and St. Louis community during this difficult time. Meghan’s passion and commitment to her city and students will not be forgotten, and she will be deeply missed.