News

Read the latest stories, news releases, and media coverage from the TFA Washington community and learn more about our work.

 

Alumni
December 11, 2017
Apply to the Masters in Education Policy Program today!
Alumni
December 5, 2017
Every year more and more alumni are answering this call and becoming dynamic school leaders across our state. One of the most equity-driven and respected principal certification programs in our state is the Danforth program at UW.
Education & Issues
December 4, 2017
Learn how you can make every week computer science week.
Inside TFA
November 8, 2017
Teach For America - Washington's Executive Director, Tony Byrd, is pleased to present Washington's brand new Regional Advisory Board.
Alumni
November 8, 2017
First time two alumni candidates on the ballot; both campaigned on need to close the racial opportunity gap.
Alumni
October 30, 2017
In partnership with WA STEM, TFA-WA hosted the first in a series of three career readiness workshops for local high school students in the Seattle area on Wednesday, September 27th at Atlas Workbase.
Alumni
October 4, 2017
During this month we at Teach For America celebrate Latinx Leadership and the role that Latinxs have played and continue to play in our future as an organization and a country.
One Day
By Joel Serin-Christ
September 26, 2017
A Baltimore boarding school student, an Eastern Washington farm girl, a New York Mom and beginning teacher: compare their school routes with yours in 360 interactive video.
Alumni
June 7, 2017
An alumna explains how TFA got her in the door, and created a path for others to follow
Education & Issues
May 1, 2017
Sam Ruppel was one of the first teachers at Kilo Middle School to incorporate restorative justice practices in his classroom. Now his entire district is embracing it.
Alumni
April 19, 2017
Board members aim to build TFA alumni community, knowledge, advocacy and service, inside and outside of the classroom.
Students & Communities
February 23, 2017
Meili Powell is a senior at the University of Washington and an early admit to the 2017 Memphis corps. Here she reflects on a recent classroom visit to Hilltop Elementary School, part of her introduction to the education equity movement.
Alumni
December 16, 2016
A TFA-WA alum focuses on high school leadership
Alumni
December 8, 2016
I planned to be a doctor, but Teach For America-Washington changed my path. Megan Claus (TFA-WA ’13)
Inside TFA
October 27, 2016
At the first All Corps Event, TFA-Washington teachers connect, collaborate and grow
Inside TFA
October 20, 2016
A corps member and her students dig deeper in a memoir writing class
Alumni
October 11, 2016
Surpasses 850 Alumni and Teachers Statewide for the First Time
Students & Communities
September 22, 2016
Who wants to teach our country’s historically underserved children? University of Washington graduates, in large part.
Alumni
September 1, 2016
On what does it mean to be OUT in the classroom.