Stories From Philly

Read the latest news and stories from the Teach For America - Greater Philadelphia Community.


Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
November 15, 2017
The alumni on the latest Forbes list are leaders in a range of fields: education, entrepreneurship, media, and law.
One Day
By Tim Kennedy
November 8, 2017
Philadelphia scores a big success with career and technical education for students in the juvenile justice system.
Inside TFA
September 21, 2017
First time in the classroom? No worries, our 2nd year corps members have you covered!
Inside TFA
July 25, 2017
Before coming to TFA, Farrah worked at a girls orphanage in Lusaka, Zambia teaching math and reading. Read how she plans on using those experiences to inform her work as a CM here in Philly!
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
July 11, 2017
For Jordan and Maria, a summer institute romance was only the beginning.
Alumni Education & Issues
July 7, 2017
Hannah Clements (D.C. Region, '11) shares how she uses planning and being proactive as an act of radical education.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
June 28, 2017
A look at the collective impact Teach For America alumni are having at Blackstone Valley Prep.
Alumni Students & Communities
June 27, 2017
Lila Jonas (Greater Philadelphia, '12) shares how she incorporated radical love with her Kindergarten scholars through their Love In March!
Alumni Education & Issues
June 20, 2017
Diana Gould, a 2010 Houston alum, shares how self-care has helped her become a more radical educator.
Education & Issues Inside TFA
June 12, 2017
We are excited to introduce a new blog series that will amplify the voices of our alumni!
Education & Issues
May 30, 2017
Jahlil Davis-Green is a Philly native who will be teaching with TFA this fall!
Students & Communities
May 24, 2017
On May 20th, our region hosted the first annual ROOTs Youth Summit: Realizing Our Own Talents for students aged 14-21. Check out some of the highlights!
Alumni Inside TFA
May 8, 2017
Some of our staff members have a special message for our corps members and alumni!
Inside TFA Students & Communities
May 5, 2017
Dan LaSalle (Greater Philadelphia, ’11) is an English teacher at Olney Charter High School who is taking radical education to heart! Don’t take our word for it- check out what his students had to say!
Education & Issues
May 3, 2017
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked some our staff to reflect on the most influential teachers of their past. This is proof that a teacher’s influence can last a lifetime!
Inside TFA
February 28, 2017
Meet Matthias Wuest, an incoming 2017 Corps Member who will be joining the Philly Pham!
One Day
By Joel Serin-Christ
February 8, 2017
In every region, there were places you returned to often. These alums shared their favorites from the corps. What was yours?