Stories

Read the latest news and stories to learn about the impact of our 1,100 corps members and alumni.

 

Alumni
July 10, 2018
Meet two alumni who have found a network of alumni and staff-led programs in Baltimore to support their career development.
One Day
June 11, 2018
Texas is in the midst of an ambitious effort to spread its school turnaround successes statewide. Two principals and a state education leader share what they’re learning by doing.
One Day
By Ting Yu
June 11, 2018
A handful of companies are starting to provide a novel benefit: a coach to help parents navigate school and higher ed systems
Alumni
April 2, 2018
Inspired by her Teach For America experience, Jackie Bello (Baltimore ’09) co-founded Dent Education to provide Baltimore youth opportunities to develop solutions to address systemic inequities in Baltimore and serve their communities.
Alumni Inside TFA
March 30, 2018
Learn how TFA Baltimore is supporting the leadership development of our alumni.
Alumni Inside TFA
March 30, 2018
Learn how TFA Baltimore is supporting the leadership development of our alumni.
Alumni
March 23, 2018
Inspired to keep great talent in Baltimore, learn how Pete DeCandia (Baltimore ’13) and his social entrepreneurial venture - Teacher Props - is welcoming Teach For America’s newest leaders and helping them make Baltimore home.
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.
Students & Communities
February 28, 2018
Learn how students are advocating for progress in Baltimore.
Alumni
February 26, 2018
Connected by their Teach For America experience and compassion for Baltimore, Ateira Griffin (Baltimore ’11) and Salimah Jasani (Baltimore ’14) teamed up to launch an inspiring new podcast, Point of Hue. Learn how they are elevating the voices of the people of Baltimore.
Alumni Inside TFA
January 31, 2018
As part of our bold direction, we've expanded our programming to support a lifetime of learning. Hear from TFA alumna, Molly Bloom (Baltimore '13), as she shares her experience with our new alumni learning communities.
Alumni Students & Communities
December 21, 2017
Learn how Baltimore's students have changed the lives of our corps members and alumni.
Alumni Inside TFA
November 30, 2017
Learn how TFA Baltimore leaders are launching non-profits and social ventures to accelerate progress in Baltimore.
Alumni
November 30, 2017
Learn how TFA alumna Ateira Griffin (Baltimore ’11), founded BOND (Building Our Nation’s Daughters), an organization that provides academic, professional, and community resources to single mothers and their daughters.
Alumni
November 30, 2017
Learn how TFA alumni Cynthia Chavez and Brian Gerardo started the Baltimore Dance Crews Project (BDCP) in their first years as teachers, leveraging their love for hip-hop dance to forge deeper connections with their students.
Alumni
November 30, 2017
Earlier this month, we sat down with TFA alumna Rachel McGrain to learn how engaging in one of TFA Baltimore’s learning communities has supported her development and mission in creating music programs across Baltimore’s schools.
Inside TFA
October 27, 2017
Earlier this month, we sat down with second year corps member, Erica Robb, and her Teach For America coach, Jessy Miller, to learn how TFA Baltimore’s one on one coaching model is helping Erica’s 2nd grade students achieve their academic and personal goals.