Stories

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

 

 

Alumni
June 7, 2017
An alumna explains how TFA got her in the door, and created a path for others to follow
Education & Issues Students & Communities
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.
Students & Communities
August 25, 2016
A Teacher of the Year reflects on the highs (and one low) of her TFA service.
One Day
May 17, 2016
Seattle's early learning director navigates politics and pedagogy to ensure the benefits of pre-K last.