Teach For America is a non-profit organization that enlists recent college graduates of all academic majors to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools. Through this effort, Teach For America is growing the movement of leaders who work to ensure kids growing up in poverty get an excellent education. Corps members teach pre-k through grade 12 in nearly 50 regions across the United States.
Did you know?
Only 8% of students growing up in poverty graduate from college by the age of 24, compared with 80% of the students in more affluent areas.
APPLICATION DEADLINES: September 14, October 17, December 5, February 1, and March 1
Must be at least 18 years of age or older
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Two year teaching commitment of service in the Corp
Must have a college degree and be able to demonstrate high levels of leadership and community involvement
Full teacher’s annual salary
Health insurance coverage
Relocation assistance loans
Student loan deferment
Up to $11,100 in education awards
Teach For America is a highly competitive program
Application deadlines are as follows: September 14, October 17, December 5, February 1, and March 1