Stories

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

 

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.
Inside TFA
October 27, 2017
Earlier this month, we sat down with first year corps member, Lexi Wung, and her Teach For America coach, Jasmine Curry, to learn how TFA Baltimore’s one on one coaching model is helping Lexi’s 6th grade students achieve their academic and personal goals.
Inside TFA
Inside TFA
October 27, 2017
Learn how TFA Baltimore's intensive and customized coaching model ensures teachers are effective as early as possible.