About Greater Philadelphia


Our life long vision is for students in every community in Greater Philadelphia, especially the 60,000 living in deep poverty, to have access to schools that honor, cultivate and promote their inherent potential. To ensure that our students will be prepared for tomorrow’s challenges, we know schools and the communities they serve, need teachers, principals and leaders who are fueled by educational equity.

Teach For America’s corps members, teachers, and alumni work with students to achieve daily positive impact. We believe that with a diverse perspective and approach in our programs, we will all find meaningful ways to serve, lead or partner to improve life opportunities for our city’s students.

About Us

Executive Director
Prior to joining Teach For America, Charles Barrett Adams served as the Head of School of the SEED Public Charter School of Washington DC.

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Teaching in Greater Philadelphia

Greater Philly Footprint

Since 2003, Teach For America Greater Philadelphia has been working in partnership with schools and communities across the region to ensure that all students are prepared for the challenges of tomorrow. Learn about how our corps members, alumni and supporters are making an impact. 

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Teach For America - Greater Philadelphia is so grateful for our supporters. All gifts help our effort to recruit, select, train, and support excellent teachers and leaders for Philadelphia students. 

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