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News from the TFA Metro Atlanta Community

CALL FOR STORIES Do you have a story, lessons learned, or resources to share with the TFA network? Reach us at metroatlantaalumni@teachforamerica.org to share.

Andrew P. Stewart Center, Director of Education and Enrichment

March 22, 2022 by TFA Staff

Andrew P. Stewart Center is seeking a full-time Director of Education and Enrichment tooversee and manage all K-12 programs including After School, Summer Camp and YouthLeadership Programs. The ideal candidate is a resilient, results-oriented person who excels atbuilding relationships and managing complex projects to advance education programs in anurban environment. The candidate also has prior […]

Joseph Edelin (Houston ’02): The Importance of Black Teachers and Afrocentric Curriculum

February 24, 2022 by TFA Staff

This month, the PEACE Academy (opening Fall 2022), announced their collaboration with Joseph Edelin (Houston ’02) on the creation of their Afrocentric curriculum. Ebony Payne Brown (Metro Atlanta ’06) is the Creative Designer and School Founder of the PEACE Academy which has a mission of educating students to learn the complete truth about our history […]

LeanLab Education, Chief Operating Officer and Manager, Fund Development

November 16, 2021 by TFA Staff

LeanLab Education | The LEANLAB team is comprised of a small group of passionate individuals, dedicated to supporting schools and education innovators find the very best solutions to the biggest problems in K12 education. They are hiring for a chief operating officer and a manager of fund development. Interested in learning more and applying? Look here.

TFA in the Community – Preparing for a New School Year

September 1, 2021 by TFA Staff

Teach For America Metro Atlanta | Summer Impact Report | August 30th, 2021 Reimagining Teacher TrainingThe disruption caused by the pandemic led to significant shifts to our pre-service offering and accelerated innovations already underway in our approach to literacy, Special Education, DEI, and teacher wellness. What used to be a six-week experience (“Institute”) has been […]

Principal Reflection: Patrice Meadows, Founder and Principal, Atlanta SMART Academy

August 24, 2021 by TFA Staff

Patrice Meadows (Metro Atlanta 2007) the Founder and Principal at Atlanta SMART Academy shares her reflections as we start the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year. What is your vision for your school year? My vision for this school year is to build a healthy extended family and a strong foundation for all founding solutionists.  What […]

Teach For America x BetterHelp

August 12, 2021 by TFA Staff

Teach For America has partnered with BetterHelp to offer 24/7 confidential counseling services at no cost to all current corps members & 2019 alumni.

Principal Reflection: Emily Castillo Leon, Principal at Ethos Classical

July 30, 2021 by TFA Staff

Emily Castillo Leon (Charlotte 2008) the founder and school leader at Ethos Classical shares her reflections as we approach the 2021-2022 school year. What is your vision for your school year? After 18 months of nothing but complexity, my vision for the coming year is pretty simple: joyfully return to in-person learning with unwavering belief […]

Welcome Dave Howland, Executive Director of Teach For America Metro Atlanta!

July 30, 2021 by TFA Staff

We’re excited to announce that Dave Howland has become the next executive director of our region.

Alumni Directory

May 27, 2021 by TFA Staff

We are excited to launch our new Alumni Directory! Please check out the directions below to log in! Haven’t logged into www.teachforamerica.org lately? Be sure to take a minute to sign in and experience the new TFA Alumni Directory we are developing, featuring the profiles of 38,000+ alumni.  So many of you have asked how […]

Calls to Action from Restorative Justice Forum

March 18, 2021 by TFA Staff

Thank you for joining us at the TFA Community Forum on Restorative Justice: Disrupting the School to Prison Pipeline. You can view the full event on Facebook here. As discussed on the panel, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and trauma impact behavior and we have to adjust how we treat children in the juvenile system and […]