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Outstanding Opportunities... Not Perfect, but One of the Best in Meaningful Reform Efforts

TFA Corps Member (Current Employee) Indianapolis, IN (US)

Pros-Almost unparalleled network of educators and education professionals
-Numerous opportunities for professional development
-Advancement potential far beyond the entry-level "Corps Member" position
-Highly diverse team of coworkers and partners

Cons-Relocation is often necessary for advancement
-Stringent/required "buy-in" to TFA best practices leaves little room for personal innovation

Advice to Senior Management-Strengthen the hiring preferences and practices for TFA alums seeking employment in their home regions
-Expand your staff in each region to include a curriculum and development specialist with specific knowledge in special education

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Challenging but rewarding.

    Teacher (Former Employee) Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I worked at Teach for America full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Incredible experience learning first hand about educational issues and teaching. Cons: Incredibly challenging being a new teacher, learning as you go,… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great organization with great opportunities

    Teacher (Former Employee) Philadelphia, PA (US)

    I worked at Teach for America full-time for more than a year


    Pros: • Great personal growing experience • Ability to develop a variety of… Cons: • Too data driven at times • A lot of your experience depends on the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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