Why should my loved one choose Teach For America over a better-paying position in another field?
Instead of sitting behind a desk, your loved one will be at the head of a classroom, making a profound and immediate impact on the lives of students. Corps members tackle real-world challenges and grow every day as problem solvers and leaders. The insight and conviction gained during the corps experience shapes values and beliefs, fuels careers, and leaves a lasting impression. The experience prepares people to be leaders in any field and to be advocates in the fight for equity and opportunity. Teach For America alumni are part of a diverse network of 56,000 successful individuals driving important change in this country. Learn more.