Impact Blog

 

Read the latest news and stories from the Teach For America Phoenix community.

 

Alumni
April 12, 2017
Nick Oviedo is a first-year Assistant Principal at South Mountain High School. He joined us at the Celebration Dinner to talk about what it means to have first-year corps members on campus at South Mountain.
Inside TFA
April 12, 2017
Alex teaches Special Education at South Mountain High School. She was also the corps member speaker at our 2017 Celebration Dinner: One For All, where she shared her story, and how she's been able to have a positive impact on her students as a first-year corps member.
Education & Issues
April 12, 2017
Wendy Briggs (Board Member), and Jay Kaprosy were recognized at our 2017 Celebration Dinner for their incredible support and commitment to our mission over the past 10 years.
Alumni
February 13, 2017
Colin Seale (D.C. corps 2004), CEO & Founder of thinkLaw, joined our alumni community when he moved to Phoenix last August.
Inside TFA
February 13, 2017
Sarah Messick (Phoenix corps 2015) was a regional Sue Lehmann finalist
Education & Issues
February 13, 2017
Paul Luna, CEO of Helios Education Foundation, is an incredible champion for equitable education in Phoenix, and was one of the keynote speakers at our recent Education Summit.
Inside TFA
February 9, 2017
Jordan Garcia (Phoenix corps 2017) is an incoming corps member who will be teaching math in Phoenix starting this Fall.
Alumni Students & Communities
December 14, 2016
Monica Trejo just won a seat on the Tempe Elementary School Board. She ran in order to live out lessons that she taught her students.
Inside TFA Students & Communities
December 14, 2016
Andrew Lee (Phoenix corps 2016) teaches math at Mesa High School, in the same district where he went to school growing up.
Education & Issues
December 14, 2016
Phil and Nita Francis live by their parents' examples by supporting their community.
Alumni
September 1, 2016
Jason Catanese (Phoenix '11) teaches at Pueblo Del Sol Elementary School in the Isaac School District. He reflects on his favorite memories during his time in the corps and why he still calls Phoenix home.
One Day
September 28, 2015
How many years do Teach For America corps members and alumni actually teach?
One Day
May 7, 2015
A career in computer science can be a ticket out of poverty, but most high-need schools don’t teach it. That may be changing.