Teach for America

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Corp Member, DFW region

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  • Senior Management
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Current Employee - Teacher in Dallas, TX (US)
Current Employee - Teacher in Dallas, TX (US)

I have been working at Teach for America full-time (more than an year)

Pros

- You get to work with incredibly motivated and intelligent people with strong leadership qualities.
-If you are a recent college graduate, most people are in the same age group and at the same point in their lives.
-Extensive support and room for growth `

Cons

- Long hours, for me, due to learning how to teach during my first year teaching.
-Possibility to be placed in a part of the country you are not comfortable in or fit in easily with.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Uses Future Leaders, but Great If You Know What You Are Getting Into

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Teacher
    Former Employee - Teacher

    I worked at Teach for America full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to make a difference.
    Future career options in education.
    Strong network.
    Learn a lot about education field.
    Great peer group.
    AmeriCorps Education Award.

    Cons

    High potential corps left wanting more.
    Groupthink.
    Work/life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire from outside of organization.
    Managers who think for themselves are rare, but great.
    Don't try to put people in boxes.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    A place to grow and gain skills to be an educator ONLY!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - 2011 Corps Member in Baltimore, MD (US)
    Current Employee - 2011 Corps Member in Baltimore, MD (US)

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Gain great experience with organization and leadership, work with like minded peers, is a prestigious organization.

    Cons

    Straining work, little managerial support, have separate expectations with local district.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The teachers need more support and guidance in the classroom with a lower faculty to corps member ratio.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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